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90-Seat Q400 Approved

Bombardier now builds the largest capacity turboprop airliner after Transport Canada approved a 90-seat interior configuration for the Q400. “With increasing growth in the number of passengers per departure in the turboprop market, we are […]

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Smoke Disrupts B.C. Aviation

Heavy smoke from forest fires have disrupted airline schedules and virtually ended most general aviation traffic in much of B.C.  Smoke blanketed the interior of B.C. late Friday and many GA airports were reporting visibility […]

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Warbird Conference Planned

The newly-formed Canadian Warbird Operator Conference (CWOC), a not-for-profit organization based in Ontario, aims to fill a void in Canada by organizing a conference in Ottawa from October 18 to 20 that brings together Canadian […]

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Swoop, Flair Sparring

Flair Airlines and WestJet’s new Swoop budget carrier are circling each other like prize fighters as they try to gain advantage in the fledgling ultra low cost carrier market. In late July Swoop announced it […]

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Webster Finalists Announced

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, […]

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Fifi Lands in Canada

One of two flying B-29 bombers has landed in Canada for an extended tour. Fifi, the Superfortress owned by the Commemorative Air Force has spent the last week at St. Hubert, outside Montreal, giving rides […]