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WestJet, Sunwing Inspect 737s (Corrected)
WestJet, Sunwing Inspect 737s (Corrected)
WestJet has 43 Boeing 737NG aircraft that fall under an FAA airworthiness directive and it says it will be able to comply with the AD with minimal disruption to its ...
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Global 5500, 6500 Certified
Global 5500, 6500 Certified
Transport Canada has certified Bombardier’s latest business jet models as the leaned down company focuses on the last vestige of its once-broad aviation portfolio and the one that has been ...
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Turbulence Mishap Just One Of Those Things
Turbulence Mishap Just One Of Those Things
The severe turbulence incident that injured dozens of passengers and crew on an Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Australia last July was both unpredictable and not the fault of ...
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Featured Videos


Polaris At Work

The A310 fleet is dwindling worldwide but the RCAF makes good use out of its five airframes, including two that are set up for in-flight refuelling ...
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Global 5500, 6500 Cockpit

Bombardier’s latest business jets naturally have the latest in cockpit technology. Pretty neat stuff ...
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Kelowna To Vancouver From the Cockpit

A young first officer who goes by the name pilotemilie has produced a few popular videos of her journey up the career ladder ...
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Learning To Fly The Mars

In 2016, Coulson Air Tankers took its Martin Mars to Airventure in Oshkosh and vintage aircraft collector Kermit Weeks was at the controls. It took him some time to produce ...
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737-200 Combi

Airline blogger Sam Chui normally checks out the lie-flat comfort of first class but he recently took a trip on a Nolinor Boeing 737-200 Combi for a milk run through ...
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Last of Canada’s ‘Few’ Remembered

John Hart, the last surviving Canadian Battle of Britain pilot died recently at the age of 102. He celebrated his 100th birthday with a flight in a Harvard in 2016 ...
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Recent Incidents

Privately registered Cessna 177B – Engine Failure on Approach
2019-08-27 C-GLFH, a privately registered Cessna 177B aircraft, was on final approach to Salmon Arm (CZAM), BC with 2 persons on board. On short final, the pilot noticed he no longer had engine power. The ...
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Sunrise Helicopters – Bell 206L helicopter – Tree Strike
2019-08-25 C-GHUG, a Bell 206L helicopter operated by Sunrise Helicopters, was conducting aerial works flight with chemical spray equipment from a Mix Rig platform, en route for a final spray application. The pilot was watching ...
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WestJet – Boeing 737-700 – Turbulence – Flight Attendant Injured
C-GWJF, a Boeing 737-700 operated by WestJet was conducting flight WJA1535 from Houston/George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC). While enroute in cruise, WJA1535 entered turbulence. At this time a flight attendant was at ...
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WestJet Encore – DHC-8-400 – Windshield on the Captain’s side cracked
2019-08-21 C-GENK, a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3436 from Toronto / Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ) ON to Moncton / Greater Moncton Intl (CYQM), NB. During climb out ...
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Cessna 185 E floatplane – Landing Issue – Flipped – Pilot Killed
2019-08-04 C-GBUI, a private Cessna 185 E floatplane, was operating a flight from Orillia airport (CNV6) to Upper Raft Lake, approximately 48 nm north of CNV6 with the pilot and six passengers on board. During ...
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Jazz Aviation – DHC-8-300 – Landing Gear Issue
2019-08-02 C-GTAT, a De Havilland DHC-8-300 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8734 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC to Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC. When the crew extended the gear for landing, ...
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