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WestJet hopes to cut 40 tons off its carbon footprint and save $12,000 a month in fuel costs on Boeing 737-700 operations with the installation of drag reduction modifications it will test on one of […]

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Hadfield New Ninety-Nines President
Hadfield New Ninety-Nines President
A well-known face around aviation events in Ontario is stepping onto the world stage as the first non-U.S. president of the Ninety-Nines. Robin Hadfield was recently elected to the post ...
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Give Hope Wings Ready To Launch
Give Hope Wings Ready To Launch
On  May 27, YVR marked this year’s Give Hope Wings expedition at co-host Million Air’s hangar on YVR’s south side. Ceremonies included a cedar brushing of the three GHW participating ...
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Royal Aviation Museum Now Open
Royal Aviation Museum Now Open
One of Canada’s most important collections of vintage aircraft has opened its state-of-the-art exhibition space in Winnipeg and the reviews are universally excellent. The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada ...
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Featured Videos


Eternity

https://vimeo.com/463642245/4ae9bb4d1d 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 ...
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Leading the Way

An OPP helicopter crew led searchers to the location of a missing six-year-old boy using a laser ...
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How To Fly A P-51

The RCAF flew P-51s for almost a decade and this film was likely part of the curriculum for new pilots ...
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Fly-In Fishing

It’s time to wet a line in one of the thousands of wilderness lakes in Canada and Setting North Camp shows us how they open up for the season ...
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Air Show Pilot Qualification

A lot of training and practice goes into qualifying for air show flying and B.C. pilot Kevin Maher was put through his paces by Transport Canada evaluator Robert “Scratch” Mitchell, ...
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Missile With A Man In It

The Canadair CF-104 was legendary for its speed and it’s challenging flight characteristics and was the backbone of Canada’s nuclear deterrent for more than a decade ...
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Recent Incidents

WestJet-C-FUJR, a Boeing 737-800-Runway Overrun
2019-12-26 C-FUJR, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by WestJet, was conducting flight WJA248 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON to Halifax Stanfield Intl (CYHZ), NS with 172 passengers and 6 crew. During the landing ...
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Wasaya Airways – de Havilland DHC-8-102 – loss of control on landing
2019-10-22 C-FABA, a de Havilland DHC-8-102 aircraft operated by Wasaya Airways, was conducting flight WSG815 from Pickle Lake (CYPL), ON to Fort Severn (CYER), ON with 2 crew members on board. While enroute, the crew ...
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Keewatin Air – Beech B200 – Autofeather Failure
2019-10-18 C-FZPW, a Beech B200 operated by Keewatin Air, was operating flight KEW206 from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl (CYWG), MB to Rankin Inlet (CYRT), NU. During the takeoff from runway 18 in CYWG, the flight ...
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Springbank Air Training College – Cessna 172N – Emergency Landing
2019-10-02 C-GYZA, a Cessna 172N aircraft operated by Springbank Air Training College, was conducting a local instructional flight at Springbank Airport, AB (CYBW) with one flight instructor and one student pilot on board. Due to ...
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Advanced ultra-light – Hard Landing
2019-10-01 C-ILWA, an Aeroprakt-22LS advanced ultra-light aircraft operated by Hart's Aviation flight training unit, was conducting a first solo flight at Langley (CYNJ), BC with only the student pilot on board. Following numerous missed approaches ...
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WestJet Encore – DHC-8-400 – Flap Issue
2019-10-12 C-GWEO, a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3504 from London (CYXU), ON to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON. During the approach at CYYZ, the crew selected flaps ...
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