Letters and other items flown by pilots as a favour from remote locations to the nearest post office is called "Courtesy" mail. This post shows courtesy mail from British Columbia and Ontario. (The B.C. Airlines cover was the subject of an earlier post)
B.C. Airlines was founded by Bill Sylvester of Vancouver. B.C. Airlines had bases in Vancouver, Ganges, Alert Bay, and Campbell River.
The Republic "SeaBee" was one of the planes in the B.C. Air Lines fleet. Described by one pilot as looking like "a combination of an egg and a toothpick".
From Alliford Bay, Queen Charlotte Islands, this letter was carried courtesy of B.C. Air Lines. The letter entered the postal system at Vancouver and was cancelled on December 1, 1954.
Rusty Myers Flying Service : Fort Frances, Ontario
Rusty Myers Flying Service based at Fort Frances, Ontario, has provided flying services to Northwestern Ontario since 1941.
The post card below was flown from a fishing camp to Fort Frances by Rusty Myers Flying Service.
Fort Frances to Des Plaines, Ill., June 29, 1963
FLOWN TO NEAREST POST OFFICE
RUSTY MYERS FLYING SERVICE
FORT FRANCES, ONTARIO