Taking ShelterBox to New Heights
In March 2020, Rotarian Per Dahlstrom from the Rotary Club of Duncan BC and his fafter David set off on a two-week, 5000-mile round trip from Vancouver Island to Nova Scotia, and back, in their Flight Design’s Ultralight aircraft. While completing their trek, curious supporters could even track the flight live via Spot satellite services online!
The aircraft that the Dahlstrom team flew in measures just over 21 feet in length and stands at only 7 feet 8 inches tall. It is so light that when they stop for the night, they need to ensure to tie down the plane to ensure it does not blow away.
Per, a realtor in Cowichan Valley, is a ShelterBox Canada Ambassador, Response team member, and a Buy a Home, Give a Home ShelterBox realtor. When asked why now was the time to set off and support ShelterBox, Per said: