Mid-Air Collision in Alberta

A rare occurrence in Canadian skies to be sure, but a mid-air collision did take place this week not far from Alberta’s Villeneuve airport (CZVL), and remarkably no one was killed or even injured. At […]

Helicopter Firefighting Fatality

Although wildfire activity across Canada is noticeably lighter this year than in recent years, the risk associated with fighting them remains. Last week a Bell 212 helicopter belonging to Great Slave Helicopters crashed near Fort […]

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Defence Minister Marks Air Force Day
Defence Minister Marks Air Force Day
Canada’s Defence Minister Bill Blair announced June 11 as Air Force Day issuing, together with Associate Minister Ginette Taylor, the following statement: “Today, we celebrate Air Force Day on Parliament ...
Some of this Week’s Other Highlights in Brief
Some of this Week’s Other Highlights in Brief
An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge has ruled Ukrainian International Airlines liable for the shooting down of its flight PS752 by Iran in 2020. In her 78-page decision, Justice ...
Nolinor Solves Its Pilot Shortage Problem
Nolinor Solves Its Pilot Shortage Problem
Nolinor Aviation, a privately owned charter air operator based in Mirabel, Quebec, has taken a novel approach, at least in Canada, in addressing pilot shortages. In 2020, the company purchased ...

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 ...

Leading the Way

An OPP helicopter crew led searchers to the location of a missing six-year-old boy using a laser ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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

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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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