Social distancing at its finest is available off the west coast of Vancouver Island where Vargas Island Beach makes a great runway.
2020-03-20 C-GRTJ a Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse owned by Sea Land Air Management Ltd was cleared for a touch and go landing on Runway 13 at Boundary Bay Airport (CZBB), BC when the aircraft was observed […]
2020-03-19 C-GSFR, a Cessna 172S operated by Southern Interior Flight Centre (1993) Ltd, was conducting circuit training flights at Kelowna International Airport (CYLW), BC, with 1 flight instructor and 1 student on board. During the […]
Despite laying off 465 employees, slashing executive salaries and cutting capital expenditures in the coronavirus world, simulator and flight training leader CAE sees some silver linings to the current crisis. “We’ve got two simulator orders […]
The Coronavirus pandemic is decimating Canadian airlines and aerospace companies as demand for flights dwindles and restrictions tighten. WestJet has eliminated half its workforce and Air Canada has furloughed 600 pilots and 5100 flight attendants. […]
Canadian airline cabin crews are demanding adequate personal protection equipment for the remaining flights they are working to help them prevent being infected with Coronavirus. Airlines are providing gloves, masks and sanitizing solution and wipes […]
Sunwing Airlines is rescuing stranded Canadians at the sun destinations it serves and offering its empty seats to anyone, including non-customers, who needs a ride home. The airline began fetching its customers from the Caribbean […]
Longview Aviation Capital Corp. has paused production of its Q400 and Twin Otter aircraft, resulting in the combined total of 980 employees being laid off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company owns De Havilland […]
Another close call on a runway at Pearson International Airport has prompted the Transportation Safety Board to open an investigation. On March 7, an Air Canada Boeing 777 crew had to slam on the brakes […]
Time to start thinking about summer flying trips and the northwest corner of the continent offers challenges and beauty.
Women of Aviation Week Worldwide involved 76,000 women in 316 sanctioned events in 49 countries. The week, the brainchild of pilot, educator and Canadian Aviator columnist Mireille Goyer, was the 10th anniversary edition and participation […]
Viking Air’s first production CL-415EAF amphibious air tanker flew for the first time last week in Abbotsford, B.C. and will soon be ready to tackle wildfires in the western U.S. The aircraft is a significantly […]
The Airline Pilots Association is calling on the federal government to make pointing a laser at an aircraft a criminal offence after one of its members was hospitalized in a laser attack last month. “Without […]
Restoring vintage aircraft is often a waiting game and work has stalled on the vintage aircraft while the Buffalo crew awaits parts.