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New RPAS Regulations Taking Enjoyment Out of RC Model Flying
New RPAS Regulations Taking Enjoyment Out of RC Model Flying
CARs Part 9, which regulates Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), a category that includes drones and was implemented in 2019, is pushing some radio-controlled (RC) model airplane operators to abandon ...
Some of this Week’s Other Highlights in Brief
Some of this Week’s Other Highlights in Brief
The Greek parliament this week approved the purchase of seven De Havilland DHC-515 water bombers. They will replace older versions of what is known in Europe simply as “Canadairs”, a ...
CF-18 Service Life Extension Contract Awarded
CF-18 Service Life Extension Contract Awarded
Arcfield Canada Corp. of Calgary has been awarded a $211.6-million contract by the Department of National Defence to provide ongoing avionics support for the RCAF’s fleet of 89 CF-18s. Sub-contractors ...

Featured Videos


Canadian C-17 Globemaster Takeoff

AMAZING C-17 GLOBEMASTER III CLOSE-UP TAKEOFF with AMAZING ENGINE SOUND! ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Canada’s Longest Runway

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

Southern Interior Flight Centre-Cessna 172S-Power Loss
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 ...
C-GINH, a C-172 – Victoria Flying Club – Forced Landing
2020-02-18 C-GINH, a C-172 operated by Victoria Flying Club, was on a sight-seeing flight south of Victoria International Airport (CYYJ) when smoke was noticed coming from the instrument panel. Shortly after, the engine (Lycoming O-360-A3A) ...
C-FORD, amateur-built BD 4 – Runway Tip
: 2020-02-14 C-FORD, a tail-wheel-equipped amateur-built BD 4, was operating at the Pitt Meadows (CYPK), BC airport. While approaching the active runway the brakes were applied to hold short and the aircraft tipped onto its ...
Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-367ER – Smoke in Cockpit
2020-02-01 B-KPQ, a Cathay Pacific Boeing 777-367ER, was operating as CPA865D from Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC to Chek Lap Kok Intl (VHHH), Hong Kong with 18 crew and no passengers on board. As the aircraft ...
Jazz Aviation – CRJ 900 – Clear Air Turbulance
2020-02-09 C-FNJZ, a CRJ 900 operated by Jazz Aviation LP was conducting flight AC8670 from Vancouver Intl. (CYVR), BC to San Diego Intl. (KSAN), CA. While on top at FL270 Vicinity of PASKE (Porter, CA), ...
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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