Here’s Eric Penner’s take on the Manitoba Air Show at Southport last weekend. Pretty nice, Eric.
By John Chalmers Historian, Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame On Tuesday, July 9, 2018, western Canada’s first air mail flight of July 9, 1918, was re-enacted with a WestJet flight of a Bombardier Q400 aircraft. […]
Airbus has now assimilated the Bombardier CSeries into its product line as the A220 and announced a major order for the aircraft under its new ownership but there are reports that Boeing’s assumption of Embraer’s […]
It would appear the Canadian Union of Public Employees will represent flight attendants at WestJet as the unionization of the airline continues. CUPE has filed an application with the Canada Industrial Relations Board to represent […]
Flight Date: 08/01/2018 Flight School: Tillsonburg Flying School Flight Instructor: David Brandon Comment: Congratulations on your first Solo William!
2018-06-28 C-GHPR, a Cessna A188B aircraft operated by Air Greenway Ltd., was engaged in fungicide application 0.7 nm W of St. Alphonse, MB. During a spray run, the engine (Teledyne Continental Motors, IO-520-D) lost power. […]
2018-06-23 The Air Tindi Ltd de Havilland DHC-7-103, C-FWZV, was operating as flight TIN802 from Diavik, NT (CDK2) to Yellowknife, NT (CYZF). While on final approach to Runway 10 in CYZF the crew selected landing […]
2018-06-23 C-FCSP, a Cessna 172S aircraft operated by Pacific Sky Aviation, was returning to Victoria, BC (CYYJ) from the Cowichan Lake flight training area with one student pilot on-board. During the approach to land at […]
2018-06-23 N991BW, a privately operated amateur built Glasair Sportsman 2+2 aircraft, was conducting a local flight from Langley, BC (CYNJ). While in the Glen Valley training area the pilot observed an unusual noise coming from […]
2018-06-22 C-GFRU a Cessna 172 aircraft operated by the Truro Flying Club was conducting continuous circuits at the Debert airport, NS (CCQ3) by a solo student pilot. On one landing the aircraft porpoised and the […]
2018-06-19 C-GBBZ, a float-equipped Cessna 206 operated by Kississing Lake Lodge (dba Wings Over Kississing), was en route from Flin Flon, MB to Chatwin Lake, MB to pick up passengers. At the destination, the aircraft […]
The CP-140 Aurora is not a particularly sexy aircraft but it’s earned a lot of respect around the world as a solid reconnaissance and surveillance platform. Buckle up for 44 minutes of all things Aurora.
The 99s Eastern Division has honoured Canada’s first female CP-140 Aurora pilot with a postage stamp. Although female military pilots are commonplace now, Capt. Mary Cameron-Kelly overcame sexism and social pressure and a reluctant military […]
Airbus says it will have order announcements and maybe a name change for its newly-acquired CSeries airliner program when the commercial and military aviation world meets at Farnborough starting July 16. Airbus took a […]