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Flair Gets First MAX

Flair Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX and says it’s a small step toward an ambitious growth plan. The MAX became Flair’s fourth aircraft last week, joining three well-used 737-800s that […]






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Cargojet Bargains Jobs For Crew Rest Exemption
Cargojet Bargains Jobs For Crew Rest Exemption
Cargojet is threatening to lay off  almost half of its 283 Canadian pilots and move part of its operations to the U.S. if Transport Canada doesn’t exempt the company from ...
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Canadian North Phasing Out 737-200s
Canadian North Phasing Out 737-200s
Canadian North is phasing out its last remaining Boeing 737-200s and will replace them with ATR42-500s. The 200s have been in service for almost 50 years and were unique among ...
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Tail Strike Highlights Stable Approach Message
Tail Strike Highlights Stable Approach Message
The Transportation Safety Board is highlighting the importance of stabilized approaches with a press release on a relatively minor mishap in northern Quebec in January of 2020. The Air Inuit ...
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Featured Videos


AN225 Landing at Pearson

The world’s largest airplane flew a whole lot of medical supplies to Toronto on Saturday and there were lots of cameras on it ...
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Snowbirds Crash Analysis

The CBC prepared this video report featuring former Snowbird 1 Robert “Scratch” Mitchell and his step by step description of what is known about the crash ...
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Operation Inspiration

The Snowbirds will wrap up their cross-country tribute to frontline workers in the next few days. Here’s tank cam video of the Belleville/Trenton flypast ...
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Snowbirds Spring Training – 2019

Likely the only chance most Canadians will get to see the Snowbirds this summer will be during Operation Inspiration in the next week or so. Here’s an interesting topside view ...
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Highway Landing

Florent Gagné needed to get out of the house on Thursday and instead of a walk around the block he went for a flight around the patch in Quebec City ...
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Beaver Documentary

Instead of our normal quick hit video this week, put the headphones on and settle in for an hour-long documentary on the Beaver, centred around Viking Air’s restoration of Olivia, ...
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Recent Incidents

Titan Tornado II Advanced Ultra-light – Flipped on Touchdown
2019-09-21 C-IMAG, an amphibious Titan Tornado II Advanced Ultra-light, was on a local flight when it performed a water landing near Port Franks, Ontario. Upon touchdown the aircraft immediately flipped over. The two occupants exited ...
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Privately registered Cessna 177B – Engine Failure on Approach
2019-08-27 C-GLFH, a privately registered Cessna 177B aircraft, was on final approach to Salmon Arm (CZAM), BC with 2 persons on board. On short final, the pilot noticed he no longer had engine power. The ...
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Sunrise Helicopters – Bell 206L helicopter – Tree Strike
2019-08-25 C-GHUG, a Bell 206L helicopter operated by Sunrise Helicopters, was conducting aerial works flight with chemical spray equipment from a Mix Rig platform, en route for a final spray application. The pilot was watching ...
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WestJet – Boeing 737-700 – Turbulence – Flight Attendant Injured
C-GWJF, a Boeing 737-700 operated by WestJet was conducting flight WJA1535 from Houston/George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH) to Calgary, AB (CYYC). While enroute in cruise, WJA1535 entered turbulence. At this time a flight attendant was at ...
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WestJet Encore – DHC-8-400 – Windshield on the Captain’s side cracked
2019-08-21 C-GENK, a de Havilland DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by WestJet Encore, was conducting flight WEN3436 from Toronto / Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ) ON to Moncton / Greater Moncton Intl (CYQM), NB. During climb out ...
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Cessna 185 E floatplane – Landing Issue – Flipped – Pilot Killed
2019-08-04 C-GBUI, a private Cessna 185 E floatplane, was operating a flight from Orillia airport (CNV6) to Upper Raft Lake, approximately 48 nm north of CNV6 with the pilot and six passengers on board. During ...
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