Canada’s CF-18 demonstration team will cross the Atlantic next week for a series of shows commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. The mission will begin Jul. 3 and will involve midair refueling […]
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) has released a statement indicating that WestJet members have voted 91 per cent in favour of strike action. Capt. Rob McFadyen, chairman of WestJet’s ALPA Master Executive […]
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 […]
The Commemorative Air Force’s B-29 Fifi will tour central Canada this summer and here’s a sample of what folks in those eight cities will see.
Solar Ship and Zenair Ltd announced the agreement to convert the existing Zenair STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) CH750 aircraft into an electric bush plane. This new aircraft will provide extreme short take-off and landing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Each year Canadian Aviator Magazine has a draw for some great prizes. They are awarded to one of the pilots that soloed during the year. If you soloed this year simply go to http://canadianaviator.com/new-pilots-beta/ and […]
Transport Canada has suspended the operating licence of Winnipeg-based Keystone Air over safety concerns. “This is a severe action that the department only takes when we identify serious safety deficiencies and must act to protect […]
Canadian Aviator has just finished a special supplement aimed at encouraging women to get involved in aviation. The Women of Aviation publication will be included with the March/April edition of the magazine and 5,000 extra […]
SAREX 2014 is under way in Newfoundland and Labrador and the combined military and civilian exercise is testing the abilities of the search and rescue system. RCAF, Civilian Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) volunteers […]
Flight Date: July 3, 2014 Flight School: Exactair Flight Instructor: Sébastien Lanoue Message:Congratulations Matthew on your first solo.
Sebastian Leduc is this year’s Webster Memorial Trophy winner. The Seneca College student competed against eight other young men from across the country to earn the title of Canada’s Top Amateur Pilot the week of […]