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Kelowna Mosquito Flies Home

KF Aerospace’s Mosquito is now safely tucked in a hangar at the company’s Kelowna headquarters. The aircraft, a former Spartan Air Services high altitude mapping aircraft, was purchased earlier this year but was stored at […]

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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


Ejection Seat In Slow Motion

https://youtube.com/watch?v=oI4iPp-aUvc The violent but mostly life-saving action of an ejection seat is both spectacular and sobering ...
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DC-6 Full of Dogs

A stranded team of Norwegian sled dogs from the Iditarod Race in Alaska hitched a ride on the final flight of DC-6 headed for a Norwegian museum and stopped for ...
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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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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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