Brent Handy Aerobatics
Excitement is in the Air !!! Brent Handy is a surface rated high-performance solo aerobatic and formation pilot, who performs at air shows across Canada and the US. Born in Wyevale, Ontario, Brent longed to fly from an early age, and he joined the Royal Canadian Air Cadets as soon as he could. Later, he got his glider wings, and then his private pilot license. In 2007, Brent moved to Cold Lake, Alberta to train on the CF-18 Hornet and at the age of 27, he became a CF-18 fighter pilot with 409 Squadron. In 2011, he was invited to join 431 Air Demonstration Squadron – the Snowbirds, Brent flew the Opposing & Lead Solo positions, logging more than 150 performances during his two years with the famous nine-plane jet team. He entertained crowds across North America until the end of the 2013 season, then stayed on with the team, flying as a standards pilot. Brent’s passion for aerobatics drove him to pursue sport aerobatics, and he purchased a beautiful, classic red and white Pitts S2-B in 2013. His solo aerobatics career launched in 2014, debuting at the Peace Regional Airshow in Peace River, Alberta.