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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 […]

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 airlines. Three Canadian airlines operate […]






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Airbus and Nav Canada Partner in CO2 Reduction Initiative
Airbus and Nav Canada Partner in CO2 Reduction Initiative
The European aircraft manufacturing giant is bringing Nav Canada on board its fello’fly program to further its ambition to prove it is both technically and economically viable to group long-haul, ...
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WestJet Restores, Adds Routes
WestJet Restores, Adds Routes
WestJet is betting on a strong domestic travel recovery and has announced it’s adding 11 direct flights in Western Canada in June. The company will add the following flights:Toronto to ...
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Night Rating Revisions Coming
Night Rating Revisions Coming
Transport Canada is working on revisions to night rating standards that would create two levels of night ratings in response to Transportation Safety Board criticisms that the current regs don’t ...
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Featured Videos


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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Ready To Roll

Roger Hadfield, the patriarch of Canada’s first family of aviation, bought himself a helmet cam and took advantage of the warm fall weather in southern Ontario in early November to ...
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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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