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WTO Rejects Bombardier Challenge

The World Trade Organization will continue its review of Embraer’s allegations that Bombardier is unfairly subsidized by Canadian governments. The WTO panel rejected Bombardier’s argument that the Brazilian planemaker’s review request goes beyond the scope […]

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Spring Training in Comox

It sounds like spring in the Comox Valley as the Snowbirds and the RCAF CF-18 demonstration team fine tune their performances for the coming air show season. The teams are practicing daily from CFB Comox, […]

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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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Drone Tests Permitted

Transport Canada is allowing testing of drones flying beyond line of sight by first responders to assess the safety of the practice. First responders are among dozens of potential users of the technology who are […]

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ADS-B Mandate for Canada?

AOPA is predicting that Canadian aircraft will require ADS-B out by 2021 as Nav Canada moves to the system for air traffic management. However, the requirements will be different from those in the U.S. in […]

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Fugitive Jet Ordered Grounded

A South African judge has ordered the owners of a Canadian-financed business jet to ground the aircraft while loan default allegations are dealt with. The Export Development Bank loaned the controversial Gupta family more than […]

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Air Show Funding Challenge

Vanderhoof International Airshow organizers are hoping the new NDP government in B.C. will have a change of heart and re-instate its past level of financial support for the show. The government is enforcing strict limits […]