By Michael J. Martin Transport Minister Marc Garneau re-iterated his government’s concerns about laser attacks on aircraft but didn’t announce any new measures to combat the reckless practice at a news conference at Buttonville Airport […]
Aireon’s satellite-based aircraft tracking system has passed a reliability test with the Irish Aviation Authority. The company has partnered with Nav Canada to develop the worldwide system that would keep tabs on any aircraft with […]
Transport Minister Marc Garneau is proposing that all passengers and crew aboard commercial float planes wear life vests. In a statement released on Friday, Garneau said the proposal is being made in reaction to an […]
All the major players in the battle to replace Canada’s 30-year-old CF-18s are exhibiting at CANSEC, a big military and security trade show in Ottawa this week and they’re finding a big audience of federal […]
A former WestJet captain is suing his former employer alleging the airline blamed him for a rash of bomb scares against WestJet flights last year, according to a CBC report. For the record, Keith Kippen denies […]
Diamond Aircraft has jumped into the increasingly crowed military training market with a light turboprop single. Less than a year after the first drawings were started, the DART 450 flew from the company’s headquarters in […]
A Royal Canadian Air Force investigation has concluded that pressure to train more pilots played a role in the ejection of a military flight instructor and a student near Moose Jaw in 2014. The CBC […]
A massive airlift, likely the largest in Canadian history, evacuated more than 10,000 people from fire-ravaged Fort McMurray last week. Airlines, charters, private aircraft and oil company planes were all pressed into service to get refugees […]
CHC Group, the Texas-based company that owns CHC Helicopters, based in Vancouver, had filed for bankruptcy protection, citing the worldwide slump in oil prices. The company is the world’s largest provider of helicopter services to […]
Air Canada has announced that it has picked Montreal-Trudeau International Airport for the addition of 400,000 litres of biofuel to the regular fuel supply at the airport. The three-year project, known as Canada’s biojet Supply […]
The Typhoon Legacy Project has launched a gofundme campaign to help in restoration of their rare warbird. Typhoon JP843 is undergoing restoration at the group’s hangar in Comox, B.C. and the hope is to return […]
A long-time Manitoba flight instructor says owners of older Piper Cherokee models should thoroughly check the control columns in their aircraft after the yoke on his aircraft broke on landing in February. Tom Larkin, of […]
Flight Date:05/05/2016 Flight School: Mitchinson Flight Centre Flight Instructor: Geoff Barrie Comment:Congratulations on your first solo Jonathen!!
Flight Date:05/05/2016 Flight School: Mitchinson Flight Centre Flight Instructor: Luke Ford-Matchett Comment:Congratulations on your first solo Colin!!