Super Hornet Demo

Boeing never fails to show off its Super Hornet in Canada when given the opportunity. Here it is at Abbotsford a few weeks ago.

What Was That Noise?

A Bombardier CL-415 is expected to be back in service in France in a few weeks after its left wing struck a mast on a barge on the Rhone River last weekend. The mast was cut cleanly in two in the mishap which occured while the French government aircraft took off with a load of water to drop on a fire in southern France. It’s a cringeworthy moment.

Widgeon Cross Country

The Grumman Widgeon had a new home in B.C. and someone had to get it there. Why not shoot a video along the way?

Gathering of the Classics

The annual Gathering of the Classics at Edenvale Aerodrome happens this weekend and it’s become one of the big events in Ontario. Here’s what it looked like last year thanks to Andy Kaknevicuius.

Drone Rules Relaxed

While drones are portrayed as a dangerous nuisance most of the time, they can do some truly remarkable things in a safe and responsible manner. New rules for drones seem to acknowledge that and are much less restrictive, allowing beautiful work like this.

AirVenture Highlights

If you’ve ever wondered what the fuss is all about, EAA produces these nice daily updates from the greatest aviation show on earth. It should be on every pilot’s bucket list.

Audio From Air Canada Mistake

An A320 lined up to land on a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport earlier this week but it all worked out. The mainstream media thought otherwise but you can judge for yourself how close to “disaster” this was.

McLeod On The Rise

Red Bull Air Race pilot came second at the race in Budapest last week and is interviewed in this Red Bull video.

Base and Final For Kelowna

The weather is great this weekend for a flight to Kelowna for the COPA convention and here’s what it will look like if you’re landing from the south.

Soggy Gatineau Air Show

In finest show biz tradition, the show did go on for Aero150 in Gatineau April 30 but Nature showed why it was too early to stage an air show in that part of the world.

Co-Star of Gatineau Show

While all the attention is on the performance by the Patrouille de France and Snowbirds at Aero 150 in Gatineau on Sunday, the A400M is the winner in the supporting role category. The French troupe couldn’t have completed its North American tour without the massive cargo plane.

Transcontinental Autogyro

David Sigier flew a total of 36 hours and more than 3,000 miles to deliver a Calidus autogyro from the Airport-Gyro office in St. Apollinaire, Quebec to Haines Junction, Yukon earlier this month.

CF-18 Demonstration Hornet

The RCAF officially unveiled the striking design for the CF-18 demo plane a few days ago. The 4 Wing imaging team took the video.

2017 Women Of Aviation

Glacier Air, of Squamish, B.C., put together a nice video on their Women of Aviation Worldwide event on March 11. Despite the wet coast weather, it was a great day.

Biplanes To France

Seven replica biplanes are in France being readied for a tribute flight over the Vimy Memorial and they got there in an RCAF C-17. The aircraft will be back in Canada in May for a cross-Canada flight to educate Canadians about the importance of Vimy.

Vimy Flight Promo

Seven replica biplanes are in France to recreate history in April. Sound Venture Productions has been chronicling the massive Vimy Flight effort.

F-35 Progress

A lot of the bad things people were saying about the F-35 have been muted and there are some singing its praises as the flight test program continues at Edwards Air Force Base. The video is a lot of hype but there are some cool images and it does show the capabilities of the plane.

All About the Arrow

Last Monday was the 58th anniversary of Black Friday, the day the Avro Arrow program was cancelled. Carve out an hour and watch this documentary on the aircraft and the politics that killed it.

Air Force Flight Training

This nice video gives a glimpse of the kind of flying student pilots in the RCAF undergo at Moose Jaw.

Canso Engine Start

In late December, volunteers with the Fairview Aircraft Restoration Society got both Pratt & Whitney 1830 Wasp engines running. The airplane will fly this summer.

Ready For Another Season

Red Bull Air Race pilot Pete McLeod is sponsored by Garmin VIRB cameras to there is naturally a lot of good video available. This one is him flying in the Alps.

Patrouille de France at Gatineau

The famous French demo team will appear at Wings over Gatineau April 30. Here’s a cool video of the team flying with Jetman Yves Rossy and two other jet suit pilots Vincent Reffet and Fred Fugen.

Flying the Hudson Corridor

In the middle of some of the most congested airspace in the world is a strip of VFR airspace that invites GA pilots to take in the sights of New York City. COPA VP of Operations Patrick Gilligan flew the corridor last fall and shot some video.

RCAF Basic Flight Training

The RCAF is always hiring new pilots and this video is a collection of clips from the Harvard and Hawk courses at Moose Jaw.

What It Used To Sound Like

Otters with radial engines are getting pretty rare but anyone who has witnessed something like this will always remember the sound.

Bush Pilot Documentary

Buckle in for this hour-long documentary on bush flying in Canada.

CF-18 Low-Level Training

Nice documentary on the type of flying going on when a CF-18 went down near Cold Lake earlier this week killing Capt. Thomas McQueen.