2018-09-25 C-IMTN, a privately operated CLASS BushCaddy R-80 Basic Ultra-light aircraft, departed from South Cariboo/108 Mile, BC (CZML) on a local VFR flight with 2 persons on board. Approximately 25 minutes after the departure, the […]
The RCAF is getting three new King Air 350ER aircraft outfitted with the latest in surveilance gear. We looked at the U.S. Army’s version of the plane at Sun ’n Fun 2017.
The centrepiece of Bombardier’s exhibit at the National Business Aviation Association convention (NBAA-BACE) in Orlando next week will be the newly-certified Global 7500 business jet, which it describes as the “largest, most luxurious and longest […]
The RCAF is buying three highly modified King Air 350ER surveillance aircraft that will provide a nimble and modern alternative to the 60-year-old CP-140 Aurora aircraft that now serve in that role. The King Airs […]
The Bomber Command Museum of Canada in Nanton, Alberta continues the difficult task of recovering the wreck of a Halifax bomber off the coast of Sweden and the organizers are hoping for a break in […]
2018-10-02 C-GAQN, a DHC-8-311 operating as North Cariboo Air flight NCB5109, was in cruise en route from Christina Lake, AB (CCL3) to Kelowna, BC (CYLW) when the left main landing gear aft door opened fully. […]
2018-09-30 N2578C, a privately operated Cessna 170B, was on a VFR flight from Manning, AB (CFX4), to Fort Nelson, BC (CYYE) with two crew members and one passenger on board. The aircraft successfully touched down […]
The founder of Murphy Aircraft, Darryl Murphy, will be inducted into EAA Homebuilders Hall of Fame Nov. 8. Although he’s officially retired, Murphy presided over the design of the Murphy Radical which flew for the […]
Airbus has flown its first A220 destined for Delta Airlines and deliveries are expected to follow shortly. The A220, formerly the Bombardier CSeries, is one of 75 ordered by Delta at a bargain price that […]
A Canadian homebuilding pioneer who, among other distinctions, was the first to use a Rotax 914 in one of his designs, will be inducted into the Experimental Aircraft Association Homebuilders Hall of Fame Nov. 8. […]
A former RCAF Lancaster surveillance aircraft that served as a gate guard in Toronto for decades may fly again if the B.C. Aviation Museum has its way. The museum, just north of Victoria on Vancouver […]
2018-10-03 C-GEWR, a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3351 from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) for Edmonton Intl, AB (CYEG). Shortly after the departure from CYYC, the flight crew reported that […]
2018-09-30 C-FNHT, a privately registered Cessna 172B aircraft, was en route from Birch Hills, SK (CJD3) to Tisdale, SK (CJY3). Prior to arriving at CJY3, the pilot attempted to land in a pasture, approximately 15 […]
Members of the U.S. Transportation Safety Board didn’t mince words in their analysis of the near catastrophe involving an Air Canada A320 at San Francisco International Airport last July.
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has cited Canada’s less stringent crew rest requirements as a factor in a close call at San Francisco International Airport in which an Air Canada A320 crew lined up […]