2018-05-25 C-FWXJ, a privately registered, float equipped Cessna A185E aircraft, was landing at Crooked Lake, ON. During the flare, it was reported that a violent wind shear occurred. The aircraft touched down in a nose-down […]
James Douma, of Pitt Meadows, B.C., is one of the first North Americans to put an electric aircraft into regular service. He spoke with Canadian Aviator’s Russ Niles for this video posted on AVweb.
The families of a missing Alberta couple are resuming the search for them and their Mooney aircraft seven months after the aircraft is believed to have gone down in the mountains of B.C. Dominic Neron […]
Transport Canada is investigating a spate of incidents in which it’s believed toilet waste has leaked from aircraft onto people and property below in B.C. So far, there have been reports from Kelowna, Armstrong, Williams […]
The Saskatchewan government has enlisted some natural allies in the fight against grass fires by deputizing dozens of aerial spray aircraft as air tankers. The crop spraying equipment can be used without modification to […]
The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association is reminding pilots to check NOTAMs even if they’re just planning a local flight during the busy summer season. The appeal came after there were 16 violations of the […]
2018-05-30 C-GTSD, an Airbus 330-300 aircraft operated by Air Transat, was conducting flight TSC318 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, QC (CYUL) to Lisbon/Aeroporto da Portela de Sacavem,Portugal (LPPT) with 10 crew members and 316 passengers […]
2018-05-29 C-FGKZ, an Airbus 321-200 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight ACA338 from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier Intl, ON (CYOW) with 6 crew members and 178 passengers on board. Shortly after […]
2018-05-29 C-FYIP, a Hughes 369D aircraft operated by Bighorn Helicopters, was conducting external load operations approximately 1 nm North East of Elko/Lionel P. Demers Memorial Airpark, BC (CBE2) when the external load inadvertently released from […]
C-FRSO, a Boeing 787-9 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight ACA844 from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Frankfurt/Rhein-Main, Germany (EDDF) with 11 crew members and 196 passengers on board. During cruise flight at […]
2018-05-30 N804NW, an Airbus 330-300 aircraft operated by Delta Airlines, was conducting flight DAL75 from Amsterdam/Schiphol, Netherlands (EHAM) to Atlanta/Hartsfield-Jackson Intl, GA (KATL) with 13 crew members and 293 passengers on board. While in cruise […]
There are lots of good videos of the big amphib putting out forest fires but we like this one from the busy fire year of 2012 in Spain.
Viking Aircraft (officially now known as Longview Aviation Asset Management (LAAM)) has sold five CL-415 “Enhanced Aerial Firefighter” aircraft to Bridger Aerospace, of Bozeman, Montana. Viking bought 11 CL-215 firefighting aircraft to turn into the […]
WestJet is trying to shake off the effects of the company’s first-ever pilot strike threat now that a settlement process has been agreed to by both sides. To the relief of pretty much everyone involved, […]