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Porter Hoping to Fly June 21

Porter Airlines says it’s planning to resume operation June 21 after suspending flights more than a year ago due to the pandemic. Although it’s based in Toronto, which is currently experiencing some serious pandemic problems, […]

Bill Peppler Dies At 95

Bill Peppler, a towering figure in Canadian aviation died April 1 in Ottawa at the age of 95. Peppler was a founding member of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association and served as its general […]






Featured News cont'd

Three Canadian MAXes Grounded
Three Canadian MAXes Grounded
Three Canadian-operated Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were pulled from service on Friday as part of a precautionary grounding related to electrical issues that affected dozens of aircraft operated by 16 ...
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European Competition Rules End Air Transat/Air Canada Deal
European Competition Rules End Air Transat/Air Canada Deal
The European Commission has put the kibosh on the proposed takeover of Air Transat by Air Canada and the two companies have reached an agreement on dissolving the merger process ...
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Aviation Hall of Fame Cancels Gala Event
Aviation Hall of Fame Cancels Gala Event
Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame has cancelled this year’s induction ceremony and gala dinner event due to ongoing pandemic restrictions. The annual event is usually held in June each year ...
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Featured Videos


406 Mandate

You will need a 406 ELT in your airplane within five years and Artex would like to sell you one so it’s created this short video to explain the mandate ...
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ADS-B In Canada

With the mandate looming, avionics companies are waking up to the opportunities. Avidyne prepared this explanatory video ...
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Icy Landing

Pilots in winter countries (and sometimes Texas) never really know for sure what the surface of the runway is like on weather days ...
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Getting There Is Half The Fun

Ice fishing is the great winter pastime in much of the country and these Manitoba pilots combine both their passions on the winter runways that Mother Nature provides. Thanks to ...
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Canadian C-17 Globemaster Takeoff

AMAZING C-17 GLOBEMASTER III CLOSE-UP TAKEOFF with AMAZING ENGINE SOUND! ...
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Back To The Moon

Canada is part of the effort to get back into deep space and this video explains the steps toward trips to the moon and beyond ...
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Recent Incidents

Sea Land Air Management-Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse-Rough Landing
2020-03-20 C-GRTJ a Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse owned by Sea Land Air Management Ltd was cleared for a touch and go landing on Runway 13 at Boundary Bay Airport (CZBB), BC when the aircraft was observed ...
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Southern Interior Flight Centre-Cessna 172S-Power Loss
2020-03-19 C-GSFR, a Cessna 172S operated by Southern Interior Flight Centre (1993) Ltd, was conducting circuit training flights at Kelowna International Airport (CYLW), BC, with 1 flight instructor and 1 student on board. During the ...
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C-GINH, a C-172 – Victoria Flying Club – Forced Landing
2020-02-18 C-GINH, a C-172 operated by Victoria Flying Club, was on a sight-seeing flight south of Victoria International Airport (CYYJ) when smoke was noticed coming from the instrument panel. Shortly after, the engine (Lycoming O-360-A3A) ...
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C-FORD, amateur-built BD 4 – Runway Tip
: 2020-02-14 C-FORD, a tail-wheel-equipped amateur-built BD 4, was operating at the Pitt Meadows (CYPK), BC airport. While approaching the active runway the brakes were applied to hold short and the aircraft tipped onto its ...
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Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-367ER – Smoke in Cockpit
2020-02-01 B-KPQ, a Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-367ER, was operating as CPA865D from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Chek Lap Kok Intl (VHHH), Hong Kong with 18 crew and no passengers on board. As the aircraft ...
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Jazz Aviation – CRJ 900 – Clear Air Turbulance
2020-02-09 C-FNJZ, a CRJ 900 operated by Jazz Aviation LP was conducting flight AC8670 from Vancouver Intl. (CYVR), BC to San Diego Intl. (KSAN), CA. While on top at FL270 Vicinity of PASKE (Porter, CA), ...
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