With the mandate looming, avionics companies are waking up to the opportunities. Avidyne prepared this explanatory video.
Residents of Fort Smith in the Northwest Territories are demanding the territorial government restore the operational width of the local airport runway to 200 feet. According to the CBC, the government reduced the 200-foot runway […]
Adversity becomes opportunity sometimes and a Cape Breton air charter company is hoping to find the silver lining in the pandemic. Airlines have drastically cut service to Atlantic Canada and Celtic Air Services is poised […]
De Havilland Canada and PAL Aerospace are teaming up to build a long-range patrol version of the Q400 regional airliner. The Dash 8 P-4 will be equipped to provide maritime patrol services as well as […]
Pilots in winter countries (and sometimes Texas) never really know for sure what the surface of the runway is like on weather days.
Canada will be the first to adopt a standardized set of pilot reporting terms to describe the braking action on contaminated runways. According to Macleans, Transport Canada will be sending guidance to operators that will […]
The union representing production workers at De Havilland Canada is demanding federal government involvement to support those losing their jobs at the company’s Q400 assembly plant in Toronto. As we reported in January, De Havilland […]
The Quebec government has rolled out incentives to get two Ontario companies to build a massive satellite project there. MDA and Telesat have partnered to launch a constellation of 298 small low earth orbit satellites […]
The owner and pilot of a Blackshape BS100 was killed when the high performance ultralight crashed at near Carp Airport near Ottawa last Wednesday. The aircraft went down in a wooded area after the pilot […]
Transport Canada has approved the sale of Air Transat to Air Canada citing the pandemic as a key factor in its decision. “As Transat A.T. itself noted in December 2020, current uncertainty casts doubt on […]
Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu says he’s hopeful the federal government will bail out air carriers after what he calls “the bleakest year in aviation history.” Rovinescu told analysts in a conference call on Friday […]
Canada’s busiest airport in November of 2020 was Kitchener-Waterloo and two others that don’t normally occupy those spots, Boundary Bay and Abbotsford, were in second and third respectively. Statistics Canada said there were 13,619 takeoffs […]
A senior Nav Canada official says the closure of seven air traffic control towers at smaller airports across the country is not a foregone conclusion and any decisions will be based on safety alone. Heather […]