A lot of training and practice goes into qualifying for air show flying and B.C. pilot Kevin Maher was put through his paces by Transport Canada evaluator Robert “Scratch” Mitchell, former team lead for the […]
Three people are dead after a float-equipped Murphy Moose crashed near Edmonton on Friday. Cooking Lake Airport Operations Manager Tom Steele told the CBC that the plane took off from the airport with the owner, […]
Australian authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning was likely behind the mysterious New Year’s Eve 2017 crash of a de Havilland Beaver floatplane that killed its experienced pilot and five members of a prominent British family. […]
The Canadair CF-104 was legendary for its speed and it’s challenging flight characteristics and was the backbone of Canada’s nuclear deterrent for more than a decade.
It’s back to fighting over armrests and reclining seat wars for passengers on Canada’s two main air carriers as both Air Canada and WestJet announced an end to physical distancing on their aircraft. As of […]
The future of one of two airports on a main VFR route through the southern Rockies is under review as councillors in Golden ponder their facility’s economic viability. The Golden Airport is home to a […]
Transport Canada says Boeing must make it possible for pilots to deactivate the stick shaker in 737 MAX aircraft when it’s clearly responding to bad sensor information. The measure is in addition to the software […]
https://youtube.com/watch?v=oI4iPp-aUvc The violent but mostly life-saving action of an ejection seat is both spectacular and sobering.
The Ottawa Citizen is reporting the RCAF has added a new ejection seat to the list of upgrades planned for the fleet of CT-114 Tutor aircraft. The change in a previously announced life extension program […]
The pilot of an RCAF Cyclone helicopter lost a battle with the aircraft’s autopilot before it crashed into the ocean off Greece in April, killing all six crew members aboard. In a statement announcing the […]
Canada’s ultralight aircraft operators say proposed rules to allow drones that weigh more than ultralights to fly in rural airspace, including beyond visual line of sight are a significant risk for manned operations. In a […]
Airline passengers arriving at and departing Canada’s 15 largest airports will all have their temperatures checked before boarding and will be turned away if they have fevers. Transport Canada said its part of a worldwide […]
Air Canada has formally retired its fleet of Boeing 767s after flying various iterations of the type for almost 38 years. It’s last revenue flight with Boeing’s first two-aisle, two-engine airliner came June 2 when […]