The Air Line Pilots Association and Air Transat reached a tentative five-year contract deal Wednesday. The deal, which came after months of acrimonious negotiations, ended the threat of a strike, which could have happened as […]
The aircraft that will be the most direct competition to Bombardier’s Series was scheduled to roll out of a hangar in Sao Paulo, Brazil Thursday. Embraer will unveil the E-190-E2, the update of the twin-engine large […]
The Master Elected Council (MEC) of the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) elected Captain Kevin Vaillant as chair for a three-year term, effective April 1. “I would like to thank the MEC for the confidence […]
Flight Date:02/22/2016 Flight School: Mitchinson Flight Centre Flight Instructor: Kris Netzel Comment:Congratulations on your first solo Cody!!
Flight Date:02/17/2016 Flight School: Mitchinson Flight Centre Flight Instructor: Matthew Kirzinger Comment:Congratulations on your first solo Justin!!
Flight Date:02/17/2016 Flight School: Mitchinson Flight Centre Flight Instructor: Matthew Kirzinger Comment:Congratulations on your first solo Grady!!
Bombardier has its first marquee customer for the CSeries but the circumstances of the deal with Air Canada appears to have been about more than airplanes. The airline announced Wednesday that it will take at […]
While the Air Canada order was a much-needed boost for Bombardier, there is a general downturn in several transportation sectors, including big business jets, and the company is making cuts. About 7,000 jobs will be […]
Viking Aircraft announced a water-only version of its 400 Series Twin Otter at the Singapore Airshow this week. The current models are all interchangeable to wheels, skis or floats but the company said there’s a […]
Increasing demand for the refurbishment of high-end business jets has prompted yet another expansion of Flying Colours Corporation’s Peterborough facilities. The company is adding 6500 square feet to its cabinetry shop and will include downdraft […]
More taxpayer money seems guaranteed for troubled Bombardier with the announcement by the Quebec government that it will step up again if the federal government doesn’t. The feds announced this week that they are days […]
Blackshape Aircraft says its BS100 Prime is now certified in Canada. The Special-Limited certification allows the aircraft to be flown in day and night VFR with a maximum takeoff weight of 620 kg. According to […]
The first class of Canadian-trained CF-17 Chinook crew members has graduated from 450 Tactical Helicopter Squadron’s brand new training facility at Garrison Petawawa. The six pilots, two flight engineers and two loadmasters were recognized at a […]
The government of the Northwest Territories is replacing its ancient fleet of CL-215 water bombers with eight new Air Tractor 802 Fire Bosses worth $26 million. The CL-215s have been flying for more than 50 […]
The Avro Arrow program was probably Canadian aerospace’s most important accomplishment, and an Edmonton man has immortalized it with a commemorative coin. Designer and artist Joe Green has made it his mission to commemorate Canada’s […]