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Class Action Noise Suit Approved

A group of neighbours living near Montreal’s Pierre Trudeau Airport have been granted class action status for a lawsuit against Montreal’s airport authority, Transport Canada and Nav Canada. The suit, by a group called Les Pollués de Montréal-Trudeau […]

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Duty Rules Criticized

New flight and duty day restrictions being proposed by Transport Canada are being criticized by those on both sides of the contentious issue. TC published its proposed regulations in the Canada Gazette last week. They […]

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Global Odyssey Launches

The father-son team of Bob and Steven Dengler are looking to become the first Canadians to circumnavigate the globe in a helicopter. They’re doing it to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, and they’re using as much […]

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McLeod In Top Form

Things continue to look up for Red Bull Race pilot Pete McLeod of London, Ontario. The Red Lake native came second behind American Kirby Chambliss in a race in Budapest last weekend and improved his […]

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Eight Injured in Manitoba Crash

The Keystone Air Service Piper PA31-350, registration C-FXLO and operating as flight KEE208, departed Thompson, MB (CYTH) on an IFR flight to Winnipeg, MB (CYWG). Shortly after takeoff on Runway 06, the crew experienced a malfunction and […]

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Corn Causes Ground Loop

The privately owned Luscombe 8A aircraft (C-FAEU) was landing on a private strip nearPeterborough, ON. After touchdown, the left wing contacted mature corn adjacent to the runway and the aircraft ground looped to the left. […]

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Floatplane Flips

The Amber Airways Ltd. float equipped Cessna 180B, C-FJOD, was departing Keele Lake, YT to return to Whitehorse, YT. Shortly after lift off, the pilot evaluated the winds coming down the valley towards the lake and felt […]

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Class Action Suit In Halifax Crash

A Nova Scotia law firm has launched a $12 million class action lawsuit on behalf of 133 passengers aboard an Air Canada A320 that crashed at Stanfield International Airport near Halifax in March. MacGilivray Injury […]

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Toronto Wants To Regulate Hobby UAS

Toronto City Council’s executive committee is hoping the city will be able to pick up where Transport Canada has left off in regulating the use of unmanned aerials systems (UAS) On Tuesday the committee directed […]

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Centreline Elusive

March 20/15-The Jazz Aviation LP (dba Air Canada Express) Bombardier DHC-8-402, C-GGOF, was operating as flight JZA8374 from Ft. McMurray, AB (CYMM) to Calgary, AB (CYYC). During touchdown on Runway 17R, JZA8374 struck the right hand runway […]

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COPA Urges Action on Airport Regs

  The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association is asking all Canadian pilots to let Transport Canada know that its Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) to aerodrome regulations will “place undue hardship on small aerodrome and […]