Historic Flight Foundation Founder John Sessions was the pilot of a de Havilland Dragon Rapide that crashed at Abbotsford on Aug. 11. Sessions flies everything in his extensive collection and was checked out in a […]
There’s nothing like the rumble of warbird engines to get the interest of pilots and the Canadian Warbird Operators Conference aims to keep them flying.
Air Georgian has invested heavily in recruitment and now it’s asking the whole industry to join it in creating the next generation of aviation workers. Here’s on of its ideas on attracting pilots.
A Canadian designed octocopter that meets basic ultralight specs was unveiled at AirVenture. Opener Inc.’s Blackfly drew large crowds and major media interest.
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.
This short video was shot in the same area where searchers are looking for a downed Cessna 182 and shows what they’re up against.
Vancouver-area pilot Brad Friesen is making a name for himself on YouTube with his helicopter flight videos.
James Douma, of Pitt Meadows, B.C., is one of the first North Americans to put an electric aircraft into regular service. He spoke with Canadian Aviator’s Russ Niles for this video posted on AVweb.
There are lots of good videos of the big amphib putting out forest fires but we like this one from the busy fire year of 2012 in Spain.
A Super Sealane 182 burned at Cooking Lake Airport last Monday. Canadian Aviator Publisher Russ Niles flew with the developer of the aircraft Jim Schwerman to Airventure in 2014.
Here’s a perspective of the Snowbirds most people don’t get to see. This was shot over Tofino during a media flight in late April. Watch for the twinkling lights.
Any RCAF pilot who doesn’t fly an F-18 or helicopter goes through the multi-engine course at Southport, Man. KF Aerospace contracts for the aircraft and facilities and the Air Force supplies the instructors.
As with any other career, aviation has its less-than-glamourous moments. A young couple from Northern Ontario showed a typical day flying for a small airline in the Northern Ontario winter.