An Aerostar AEST that was on route from Pembroke, Ontario to Charlottetown crashed on approach to the Greenville, Maine Municipal Airport on Monday (July 30). All three(3) occupants of the aircraft were killed. At this […]
A Canadian designed octocopter that meets basic ultralight specs was unveiled at AirVenture. Opener Inc.’s Blackfly drew large crowds and major media interest.
Viking Aircraft brought a CL-215 waterbomber to AirVenture 2018 as part of the aggressive marketing campaign to resume production of the CL-415 EAH, the modernized version of the aircraft. The bright yellow amphib attracted a […]
The Webster Trophy finalists for best amateur pilot in Canada have been announced. Representing B.C. is Daniel Shim, of Coquitlam; Alberta, Carolyn Spence; Saskatchewan, Sara Voth, of Saskatoon; Manitoba, Mark Joseph P. Dizon; Western Ontario, […]
One of the major surprises at AirVenture 2018 was the unveiling of a cleverly designed multicopter design that has been quietly under development somewhere in northern Canada for the past seven years. Blackfly is an […]
2018-07-19 C-GJDA, an Airbus 330-243 aircraft operated by Air Transat, was conducting flight TSC429 from Paris/Charles de Gaulle, France (LFPG) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) with 11 crew members and 317 passengers on board. During […]
2018-07-14 C-GRSP, a Piper PA-25-235 aircraft operated by Miccar Aerial, was engaged in agricultural aerial application, 18 nm North East of Preeceville, SK (CJK9). During a spray pass, the aircraft contacted and severed a newly […]
2018-07-19 C-GARO, an Airbus 319-100 aircraft operated by Air Canada rouge, was conducting flight ROU1692 from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Halifax/Stanfield Intl, NS (CYHZ) with a crew of 3 and 129 passengers on board. […]
2018-06-27 C-FYHD, a Bell 205A-1 skid-equipped aircraft operated by Northern Shield Helicopters, was conducting belly-hook water bucket operations 24 nautical miles North West of Hudson Bay, SK (CYHB). The pilot was hovering the helicopter over […]
2018-07-16 C-GORN, a Beech 1900D aircraft operated by Air Georgian, was conducting flight GGN7277 from Harrisburg Intl, PA (KMDT) to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl, ON (CYYZ). During the flight, the flight crew noticed an acrid […]
2018-06-29 C-FGHM, a Cessna P206B aircraft operated by Southwestern Ontario Organization of Parachutists, was returning to land at Dundas Air Plaza, ON, after dropping parachutists. During the descent, the engine (Teledyne Continental IO-520-FCA) lost power […]
2018-06-29 C-FWFZ, a privately operated Robinson R44 helicopter, was landing on a logging road approximately 39 nm North West of Prince George, BC (CYXS). Just prior to touchdown, a gust of wind pushed the helicopter […]
2018-06-27 C-FWBH, a Bell 212 aircraft operated by Blackcomb Helicopters, was conducting external load operations approximately 4 nm South of Whistler (Municipal), BC (CBE9) with only the pilot on board. As a descent was initiated […]
2018-07-12 C-GDLP, a privately registered Bellanca 8KCAB, was conducting flight from Buttonville Municipal (CYKZ), ON. Shortly after take-off from Runway 15 at CYKZ, the pilot declared a Mayday with ATC, and the aircraft entered a […]
Flight Date: 07/02/2018 Flight School: Point West School of Aviation Flight Instructor: Darrel Nesplak Comment: It was exciting as ever, never get tired of flying. Flew over petersfield and Gimli abandoned airfield.