One of two flying B-29 bombers has landed in Canada for an extended tour. Fifi, the Superfortress owned by the Commemorative Air Force has spent the last week at St. Hubert, outside Montreal, giving rides […]
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum has stepped in to try to keep an historic aircraft in Ontario. For decades, a retired Lancaster bomber stood on a pedestal near Ontario Place but it was removed and […]
2018-07-10 C-GBHO, an Airbus 319-114 was operating as Air Canada rouge flight ROU1857 from Los Angeles Intl (KLAX) to McCarran Intl, Las Vegas (KLAS). After takeoff, upon the GEAR UP selection, the flight crew received […]
2018-07-04 C-GWRJ, a Thrush Aircraft Inc. S2R-H80 aircraft operated by Prairie Dusters, was engaged in agricultural aerial application 6 nm southwest of Russell, MB (CJW5). The pilot was performing east west pattern swath runs, and […]
2018-06-25 C-FWEW, a Bombardier DHC-8-402 operated by WestJet Encore as flight WEN3214, was conducting an IFR flight from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl., MB (CYWG), Thunder Bay, ON (CYQT). In the vicinity of the QT NDB, […]
2018-06-25 C-GBPT, a Cessna 172N aircraft operated by Langley Flying School, was conducting touch and go takeoffs and landings at Vancouver/Boundary Bay, BC (CZBB). During the third and final touch and go on Runway 25 […]
2018-05-27 C-FFCE, a privately operated Aerospatiale AS 355 F2 helicopter, was on a local flight from Langley Regional, BC (CYNJ) to the Pitt Lake, BC area with the pilot and one passenger on board. The […]
Here’s Eric Penner’s take on the Manitoba Air Show at Southport last weekend. Pretty nice, Eric.
By John Chalmers Historian, Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame On Tuesday, July 9, 2018, western Canada’s first air mail flight of July 9, 1918, was re-enacted with a WestJet flight of a Bombardier Q400 aircraft. […]
Airbus has now assimilated the Bombardier CSeries into its product line as the A220 and announced a major order for the aircraft under its new ownership but there are reports that Boeing’s assumption of Embraer’s […]
It would appear the Canadian Union of Public Employees will represent flight attendants at WestJet as the unionization of the airline continues. CUPE has filed an application with the Canada Industrial Relations Board to represent […]
Flight Date: 08/01/2018 Flight School: Tillsonburg Flying School Flight Instructor: David Brandon Comment: Congratulations on your first Solo William!
2018-06-28 C-GHPR, a Cessna A188B aircraft operated by Air Greenway Ltd., was engaged in fungicide application 0.7 nm W of St. Alphonse, MB. During a spray run, the engine (Teledyne Continental Motors, IO-520-D) lost power. […]