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RCAF Griffon Helicopter Life Extension Contract Awarded
RCAF Griffon Helicopter Life Extension Contract Awarded
The federal government has awarded Bell Textron Canada Ltd. (BTCL) a contract worth $2.28 billion to extend the service life of the RCAF’s fleet of 82 CH-146 Griffon helicopters, which ...
Some of this Week’s Other Highlights in Brief
Some of this Week’s Other Highlights in Brief
. Azure, a Canadian company that hopes to be a leader in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production in this country, has obtained over $6 million from the Canada Infrastructure Bank ...
Battery-Electric Trainer to Enter Service
Battery-Electric Trainer to Enter Service
**Corrected** Sealand Flight of Campbell River, British Columbia, announced this week that it will be adding a battery-electric two-seat training aircraft to its training fleet later this month. Designed and ...

Featured Videos


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 ...

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, ...

Photo Flight

Dave Hadfield took the Vintage Wings Spitfire to Oshkosh a couple of years ago and a photo flight was inevitable ...

Away From It All

Social distancing at its finest is available off the west coast of Vancouver Island where Vargas Island Beach makes a great runway ...

Ketchikan To Prince Rupert

Time to start thinking about summer flying trips and the northwest corner of the continent offers challenges and beauty ...

Update On Plane Savers Fokker DR 1

Restoring vintage aircraft is often a waiting game and work has stalled on the vintage aircraft while the Buffalo crew awaits parts ...
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Recent Incidents

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jazz Aviation – DHC-8-300 – Landing Gear Issue
2019-08-02 C-GTAT, a De Havilland DHC-8-300 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8734 from Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC to Iles-de-la-Madeleine (CYGR), QC. When the crew extended the gear for landing, ...
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