Greg Mendes, whose call sign is Coco, is the CF-18 Demonstration Hornet’s safety pilot and narrator. Formerly No. 10 Canadian Forces Snowbird pilot, Mendes now organizes military aircraft going to air shows across North America. “It’s a pretty nice job … you’re interacting with Canadian public, connecting with Canadians all the time. It’s a lot of fun,” he said.
Photo by Valerie Durnin