With the return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX, there is intense scrutiny on the first flights of the aircraft and even the most mundane maintenance snags rate prominent attention in the mainstream media. […]
Two RCAF pilots earned high honours in the U.S. recently. Capt. Chris “Lime” Swartz graduated from the U.S. Navy’s Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor (SFTI) program, better known as TOPGUN. Meanwhile Maj. Maciej “Match” Hatta has […]
Canada is part of the effort to get back into deep space and this video explains the steps toward trips to the moon and beyond.
Roger Hadfield, the patriarch of Canada’s first family of aviation, bought himself a helmet cam and took advantage of the warm fall weather in southern Ontario in early November to take his beloved Stampe biplane […]
When Max Ward broke into the tightly controlled Canadian airline market in the 1980s, it was remarkable enough to spawn an hour-long National Film Board documentary.
Aircraft are unable to use a new taxiway extension at Victoria International Airport because an obstruction blocks the view of part of the taxiway. Taxiway Echo was lengthened in a $4.3 million project in 2019 […]
Canada’s search and rescue service is now using space-based ADS-B tracking data as part of its response to missing aircraft after a 2019 crash in Quebec that may never have been located without the technology. […]
Calgary International Airport’s Runway 17L/35R is 14,000 feet and Alex Praglowski explains why it was built.
The RCAF has released the schedules for its air demonstration teams and named the CF-18 demo pilot. The Army had earlier cancelled the season for the Skyhawks parachute team citing pandemic concerns. The Air Force […]
B.C. company Coast Dog Aviation has teamed up with Airworthiness Resources to neatly solve a design issue with Cessna 206 aircraft that has vexed engineers and regulators for 40 years. The mod will allow owners […]
The Canadian Air Traffic Control Association (CATCA) is hitting back at signals from Nav Canada that more layoffs and closures are on the horizon at air traffic management facilities across the country. The organization, which […]
The RCAF will start accepting bids in 2021 for a $5 billion contract to provide future flight training requirements according to Defence News. The air force wants to combine the two training streams now providing […]