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Single-Pilot Airline Cockpits?

According to reports from Forbes magazine, ICAO, the United Nations body charged with standardizing international flight rules, is under pressure from some quarters to address the pilot shortage by allowing single-pilot cockpits in airliners. They […]

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Fokker On a Farm

Alberta aviation enthusiast Jesse Millington is creating a visual attraction on his property in Vulcan County, some 50 kilometres northeast of High River, having recently relocated a Fokker F28 ‘Fellowship’ to his back yard. It […]









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Shatner Recognized as Aviation Legend
Shatner Recognized as Aviation Legend
Montreal-born William Shatner, best known for his TV and movie roles as Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk of the U.S.S. Enterprise, is today (Jan. 20) being officially recognized as ...
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Lethal Iranian Drones Use Rotax Engines
Lethal Iranian Drones Use Rotax Engines
News surfaced in Canadian media this past week that a Rotax engine was discovered in an Iranian-manufactured, Russian-operated drone that crashed in Ukraine last September. Rotax is an Austrian company ...
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Spaceport Nova Scotia
Spaceport Nova Scotia
Maritime Launch Services Inc. (MLS), based in Nova Scotia, is aiming to become the first commercial spaceport in Canada. The first launch is planned for 2025, using the Ukraine-designed and ...
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Canadian C-17 Globemaster Takeoff

AMAZING C-17 GLOBEMASTER III CLOSE-UP TAKEOFF with AMAZING ENGINE SOUND! ...
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Back To The Moon

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 ...
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Ready To Roll

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 ...
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Max’s Way

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 ...
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Canada’s Longest Runway

Calgary International Airport’s Runway 17L/35R is 14,000 feet and Alex Praglowski explains why it was built ...
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Eternity

Eternity

In Eternity, poet Angela Leuck presents a poem that will be included in a forthcoming anthology of poetry by twenty-two women writers in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. The anthology, ...
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Recent Incidents

Air Canada Airbus A320-211 – Engine Failure
2020-02-06 The Air Canada Airbus A320-211, C-FKCO, operating as ACA396 on a flight from Calgary (CYYC), AB to Montreal (CYUL), QC experienced an engine (CFM International CFM56-5A1 S/N 731775) failure during taxi from the gate ...
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Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100- Runway Overrun
2019-12-30 C-GVJV a commercially registered Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 aircraft was being operated by a single pilot, and was inbound to Lake Simcoe Regional (CYLS), ON from Columbia Metropolitain (KCAE), SC. On arrival at CYLS, ...
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Porter Airlines – DHC-8-402- Nose Wheel Issue
2019-12-13 C-GKQC, a de Havilland DHC-8-402 operated by Porter Airlines Inc. as flight PD219, departed Thunder Bay (CYQT) ON for Billy Bishop Toronto City (CYTZ) Toronto ON. After departure the flight crew selected gear up ...
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C-GHGR Holdings-Cessna 525 aircraft-Engine Cowling Departure
2019-12-18 C-GOJG, a Cessna 525 aircraft, operated by C-GHGR Holdings, was enroute from Casper (KCPR), WY to Western Nebraska Regional/William B Heilig Field/Scottsbluff (KBFF), NE, with the pilot and 4 passengers on board. During cruise ...
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Jazz Aviation-DHC 8-301-Fire Onboard
2019-12-09 C-GNON, a DHC 8-301 was being operated by Jazz Aviation as flight JZA842 from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. (CYUL), QC to Hartford/Springfield/Bradley Intl. (KBDL), CT. While enroute the flight crew observed smoke/fire emanating from ...
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Jazz Aviation-LP CRJ-900-Brake Overheat Indication
2020-01-06 C-FIJZ, a Jazz Aviation LP CRJ-900 was conducting flight AC8624 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl. (CYYZ), ON to Ronald Reagan Washington National (KDCA), DC. During initial approach and prior to landing gear extension, flight ...
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