Airship To Haul Ore
This is the sort of hybrid airship a Canadian company will use to haul ore from a mine to a refinery in Quebec. They’re hoping to be up and running in 2019.
Global 7000 First Flight
Nice video from Bombardier of their latest bizjet offering. They cost more than $70 million.
How Will You Fuel?
It’s a given that 100LL will be discontinued but if you’re one of those who needs the high-octane avgas, that’s a troubling thought. Canada’s National Research Council is looking at drop-in replacements.
Snowbirds, Breitling Team and CF-18
Snowbird 3 Maciej Hatta shot this incredible video of the team practicing with the Breitling Jet Team and the CF-18 demo plane at the Canadian International Airshow in Toronto last month.
Air Canada pays tribute to its pilots in this nice video released last year.
Battle of Britain Vets Birthday Flight
John Hart celebrated his 100th birthday with a flight in a Harvard in September. He is Canada’s last surviving Battle of Britain pilot.
Canadian A U.S. Champion
Luke Penner, of Steinbach, Manitoba, won the Sportsman category at the U.S. National Aerobatics Championships in Texas last month. Here’s a video of his practice flight.
Here’s how it’s done. Despite a 25-knot wind in Bermuda, an Air Canada pilot made it look easy.
A Lucky Scrape
We normally feature Canadian videos here but this one shows just how close pilots are to disaster even under the most controlled circumstances, like on the runway at the National Championship Air Races in Reno. Positively cringeworthy but instructive nonetheless.
Biplanes To Vimy
Six replica First World War fighters will fly over Vimy Ridge on the 100th anniversary of the epic battle. Pilot Allan Snowie explains how it will be done.
Forgotten How to Land?
It happens to everyone and here’s how one pilot fixed it.
As Good As It Gets
Classic bush planes and the backdrop of beautiful British Columbia in a nice video from Swayne Martin.
Wall of Fire
Always a crowd pleaser at the Abbotsford Air Show, the Wall of Flame act by the CF-18 is even more spectacular in the night show.
F-35 Debuts at Abbotsford
The first visit of the F-35 to Canada took place at the 2016 Abbotsford Air Show, but it did not fly for the public. This video was shot of the arrival of the two aircraft on Aug. 11, the day before the show started.
Message From Space
There are 3,400 candidates to become one of two new Canadian astronauts. They have some big shoes to fill.
Floatplane Launch From Concrete
Mitchinson Flight Centre sent its Cessna 185 on straight floats back to its natural habitat from Saskatoon International Airport with the help of a truck and trailer. Note how the pilot keeps the wings clean until he gets to flaps-down flying speed and deploys the flaps quickly to make the plane leap off the trailer.
Mars Makes A Splash At AirVenture
The Martin Mars has been wowing crowds at AirVenture this week. Nice video here from AirshowStuffVideo.
Flying the Martin Mars
If you have the money, you can fly the biggest piston airplane in the world.
Joe’s New Ride
Buffalo Joe McBryan is flying his N3N biplane around Yellowknife these days. This is a nice video on the ferry flight.
The C-27 Spartan shows its capabilities in this air show performance.
Amphib Emergency Landing
Paul Armstrong had his hands full landing his Cessna 206 with some gear down and some gear up on the amphib floats. He did a great job.
Our Favorite CL-415 Video
Spain loves the Bombardier (now Viking) CL-415 and it shows in this video.