Boeing says it still hasn’t decided if it will bid to supply Canada’s new fighter aircraft even though it’s been approved as one of five potential suppliers. The Canadian government earlier canceled a deal to […]
The Transportation Safety Board has uncharacteristically failed to make any recommendations resulting from the collision between a chartered King Air and small drone in Quebec City last October. The TSB looked into the mishap but […]
Piston aircraft operators appear to be coping with a widespread disruption of their fuel supply as the oil company continues to work on a solution. Last week Imperial Oil quarantined all 100LL produced at its […]
An Abbotsford, B.C. flight school may have the dubious distinction of being the first to suffer serious aircraft damage from a midair collision with a drone. A Chinook Helicopters Cessna 172 (the school does both […]
Certain types of consumer laser devices could be banned in Canada in response to Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s call that the government explore “all possible options” to stop laser attacks on aircraft. The minister gave […]
Transport Canada has certified an electrically-powered aircraft for the first time. The Pipistrel Alpha Electro was certified as an advanced ultralight earlier this month and that means it can be used for training. A Pitt […]
Imperial Oil says it’s not aware of any safety issues with using the avgas now safely quarantined in tanks across the country but it’s not saying much more about how the situation is being resolved. […]
Flight Date: 03/31/2018 Flight School: Namao Flying Club Flight Instructor: Bob Smits Comment:Congratulations on your first solo Tom!!!.
The Give Hope Wings flight around South America has reached the halfway point of epic journey and team members Dave McElroy, Russ Airey and Harold Fast checked in earlier this week as the two aircraft […]
A Toronto-based A320 captain has been elected chair of the Air Canada Pilots Association. Matt Hogan has been at Air Canada for more than 10 years after a period flying air ambulances. He will chair […]
WestJet’s new ultra low cost carrier Swoop hit some labour relations turbulence this week when the Airline Pilots Association applied to the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to stop WestJet management from allegedly negotiating directly with […]
A pilot, his daughter, and the daughter’s friend have been identified as the three people killed when a Robinson R44 helicopter crashed and caught fire near Drummondville, Quebec on Thursday evening. Jean-Claude Mailhot, Jeannie Mailhot, […]
WestJet’s new ultra low cost carrier (ULCC) Swoop generated some media attention this week by giving away 2,000 seats and offering transit bus fares on others between low volume destinations. The tickets and the marketing […]
Flight Date: 12/08/2017 Flight School: Tylair Aviation Flight Instructor: Ravgon Comment:Congratulations on your first Solo Ken!!