The RCAF is putting its air demonstration teams through their paces in Comox, B.C. this week as they get ready for the six-month air show season. The Snowbirds and CF-18 demo teams typically spend a […]
Five replica First World War biplanes flew around the Vimy Monument in France on April 9 as part of a huge ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the epic battle. The aircraft, four Nieuport 11s […]
Bombardier’s board of directors has approved cutting Executive Chairman Pierre Beaudoin’s pay by $1.4 million USD to his 2015 rate of $3.8 million USD. The pay cut was requested by Beaudoin after filing documents made […]
By RAA Canada In September 2016 an Advanced UL Zenair 601 was on approach to Guelph Airpark when the nose pitched abruptly downward and crashed, killing the one crew member on board. The Canada Transport […]
By: Phil Lightstone In typical Florida weather, Sun ’n Fun opened hot and humid, with a broken ceiling at 3800 feet. With a record of 510 exhibitors, Canadian participation was at an all-time high with […]
The first scheduled flight of Airbus’s latest airliner landed in Vancouver earlier this week. Cathay Pacific has launched daily A350-900 service to and from Hong Kong. The aircraft is Airbus’s answer to the Boeing 787 […]
Flight Date: 02/25/2017 Flight School: Namao flying school Flight Instructor: Julio Hernandez Comment:My solo was wonderful, my family was there and the tower at CZVL did an awesome job to help me out with this […]
Flight Date:07/18/2016 Flight School:Durham Flight Center Flight Instructor: Andy Powers Comment:Congratulations Maksym on your first solo!!
The chair of the Canadian Federal Pilots Association is calling on the federal government to beef up direct oversight of commercial aviation operations. In an op-ed article in the Ottawa Citizen, Greg McConnell, whose union […]
Jazz Aviation says ice was the likely culprit in damaging a window on one of its Bombardier Q400s last week. Passengers aboard the flight from Charlottetown to Montreal were rattled by a loud noise during […]
It’s not often that an aircraft that hasn’t flown for 40 years is involved in a collision but the T-33-on-a-stick in Gimli, Manitoba has been grounded for repairs. A construction vehicle clipped one of the […]
Just 18 months ago, Canada was seen as a leader in the integration of small unmanned aircraft into the airspace system but sweeping new regulations in the U.S. have turned the tables. Transport Canada announced […]
Flight Date:08/26/2016 Flight School:Future Air Flight Instructor: Jose Comment:Amazing, absolutely amazing, I was in shock when my instructor Jose Goncalves looked at me and said I’m going solo.
The mentally ill young man who died in a plane crash in Peterborough last week had never taken any flight training and that’s raising multiple questions about airport security and the response by authorities. Mohammad […]