2019-10-02 C-GYZA, a Cessna 172N aircraft operated by Springbank Air Training College, was conducting a local instructional flight at Springbank Airport, AB (CYBW) with one flight instructor and one student pilot on board. Due to […]
2019-10-01 C-ILWA, an Aeroprakt-22LS advanced ultra-light aircraft operated by Hart’s Aviation flight training unit, was conducting a first solo flight at Langley (CYNJ), BC with only the student pilot on board. Following numerous missed approaches […]
2019-10-12 C-GWEO, a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3504 from London (CYXU), ON to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON. During the approach at CYYZ, the crew selected flaps […]
2019-09-21 C-IMAG, an amphibious Titan Tornado II Advanced Ultra-light, was on a local flight when it performed a water landing near Port Franks, Ontario. Upon touchdown the aircraft immediately flipped over. The two occupants exited […]
The latest gesture to remember Punch Dickins’ many contributions to Canadian aviation seems like a good time to recount the history of the Beaver, which Dickins helped design.
Bombardier launched its Global 6500 into service last week at the National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas and updated several other programs. The 6500 is the slightly smaller sibling of the Global 7500 […]
An Oshawa flight school is defending itself from what it says are unjustified characterizations of its impact on noise complaints from neighbouring residents. “Not every small aircraft that the community sees is a flight school […]
Local news coverage of the Snowbirds incident in Atlanta last weekend.
The De Havilland nameplate is officially back in business thanks to the newly-resurrected company’s first firm order for a Dash 8 400 aircraft. Air Tanzania has ordered a single aircraft configured with 78 seats and […]
The RCAF Snowbirds have cancelled their last show of the season in Houston while they determine the cause of the loss of a CT-114 aircraft in Atlanta last weekend. Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, the second line […]
Prospective bidders have just a couple of weeks to submit their offers for what’s left of the Government of Manitoba’s once comprehensive fleet of aircraft. There are about a dozen classified ads for surplus aircraft […]
Key instrument approaches for Penticton Regional Airport are at least temporarily unavailable after a Transport Canada audit resulted in the threshold of Runway 16 being displaced 470 feet. The audit flagged the ventilation equipment of […]
A shipment of fruit prompted an Air Canada Rouge crew to turn around shortly after taking off from Vancouver for Montreal in September. The consignment of Durian, an Asian fruit known for its aggressively pungent […]
The emergency rescue team from a remote Northern Ontario diamond mine was called to rescue a couple of balloonists who won their competition but could have lost their lives in the process. Polish pilot Krzysztof […]