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FAA Certifies Tecnam Diesel

The latest entry into the certified light aircraft market is the P2010 TDI, manufactured by Tecnam. The Italian company offers a wide range of light twin and single-engine aircraft, including the P2010 series. What makes […]

B.C. Aviation Helps Flood Effort

When massive flooding struck B.C. earlier this week, B.C. aviators jumped into action. The flooding damaged major highways leading to the Greater Vancouver area, disrupting supply chains and inconveniencing thousands. Hope, a small town about […]

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Conflict Keeps Flights Grounded In B.C. Floods
Conflict Keeps Flights Grounded In B.C. Floods
An apparent bun fight between the management of B.C.’s Langley Airport and Nav Canada employees who run the tower has had the bizarre effect of closing three of four runways ...
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Officials Call For Tofino Safety Enhancements
Officials Call For Tofino Safety Enhancements
The chief of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council in Tofino, B.C. is calling for federal action to regulate floatplane traffic in the town’s harbour after two serious accidents there in the ...
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Canadian Pilot Joins Virgin Galactic
Canadian Pilot Joins Virgin Galactic
A Canadian test pilot who missed becoming an astronaut by a couple of spots will soon realize his dream with Virgin Galactic. Jameel Janjua made the final four candidates in ...
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Featured Videos


Mission Accomplished : GHW 2021

This year's Give Hope Wings trip originating from Drumheller, Alberta accomplished  the combined goals of reaching Churchill, Manitoba and raising $400,000 for the national charity Hope Air. This video is ...
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Float Dreams

What pilot in Canada doesn’t dream of getting a float rating. Some B.C. students give a glimpse of what’s involved and why it’s worth doing ...
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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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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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