Golden Hawks creator Fern Villeneuve died Christmas Day and his legacy is celebrated in this 1971 Department of National Defence film.
One of Canada’s best known aviation elder statesmen died Christmas Day at the age of 92. According to some reports, Lt. Col. Fern Villeneuve (Ret.) died from injuries suffered in a car accident three days […]
Mandatory equipage with ADS-B Out goes into effect for most controlled airspace in the U.S. Jan. 1. Although there are no official figures being kept, it would appear only a small minority of Canadian civil […]
Every budding military aviator in Canada flies the Harvard II in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
The two hour flight stretched to 36 hours and involved overnight stays in Anchorage and Vancouver, but passengers aboard an Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Whitehorse finally reached their destination Wednesday. The 88 passengers […]
The RCAF is hoping to bring back retired pilots as contract instructors to deal with a pilot shortage. The drain of experienced pilots to retirement and early departure for flying jobs with airlines and other […]
A moment of confusion in the cockpit is cited by the Transportation Safety Board in the emergency gear up landing of Buffalo Airways DC-3 last May 3 near Hay River in the Northwest Territories. As […]
If Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan does his job as directed, the RCAF will have a deal for new fighter aircraft before the next election, assuming the minority government survives a full term. Sajjan got his […]
Transport Canada says a Piper Aerostar 602P that crashed on Gabriola Island, just east of Nanaimo, B.C. last Thursday night suffered some kind of non-engine-related technical issue before it went down. In Friday’s CADORS summary, […]
It’s likely no one predicted the first electric airliner would be a Beaver but Harbour Air is planning to fly a prototype next week.
It’s been a busy week at 437 Transport Squadron as the RCAF team that moves senior government officials around dealt with two (out of five) broken airplanes and its top two clients overseas. Can Force […]
Bombardier is planting its flag at Pearson Airport in Toronto with a $350 million final assembly plant for its top tier line of business jets. The company has signed a 38-year lease with the Greater […]
Harbour Air’s ePlane, the De Havilland Beaver with an electric motor is tentatively scheduled to fly on Dec.11. “Harbour Air and magniX will unveil the world’s first Beaver seaplane retrofitted with a 750 horsepower all-electric […]