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ADS-B Implementation Delayed

In a press release issued by Nav Canada on August 2, Canada’s air navigation service provider announced that, in cooperation with state regulator Transport Canada, they are delaying the implementation dates of the ADS-B mandate […]

Exemption Eases Medical Backlog

Transport Canada Civil Aviation will soon be allowing pilots to take their written exams without the Transport Canada confirmation of their medical. If they don’t get the medical within three months after their visit to […]

DND Creates Space Division

Canada’s Department of National Defence announced the reorganization of its existing space affairs handled by the RCAF into 3 Canadian Space Division. The new division will still fall under the RCAF’s control. “The establishment of […]

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Drake Explains Short Flight

Canadian Pop megastar Drake gave his millions of followers a little lesson in business jet management after the Twitter account CelebJets outed him for a 14-minute flight by his private jet. Granted, one of Drake’s […]

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Mayor Seeks Higher Office

The mayor of La Ronge, Saskatchewan has heard a higher calling and will be leaving his post to train as a pilot for Flair Air. Colin Ratushniak is a commercial pilot but prospects dried up […]

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Give Hope Wings 2022: Canada Coast to Coast – Destination Reached
Give Hope Wings 2022: Canada Coast to Coast – Destination Reached
Mother nature continued to throw challenges at the GHW 2022 pilots, with an extensive stationary cold front over New Brunswick creating instrument-flight-only conditions throughout the Maritimes. Four aircraft were flying ...
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Give Hope Wings 2022: Canada Coast to Coast – Update
Give Hope Wings 2022: Canada Coast to Coast – Update
Mother nature has conspired to give the Give Hope Wings 2022 flight numerous weather challenges as it works its way across Canada from the West Coast. From low clouds along ...
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WestJet Testing Drag Kit
WestJet Testing Drag Kit
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 ...
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Featured Videos


Stoney Creek Airport

One of the interesting operations at Stoney Creek Airport in Ontario, which had a major fire on Friday, is winch launched paraglider flights. This short video shows the airport and ...
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Flying to Camp

Andrew McNamara and his golden retriever Maverick spent some quality time at their Setting North Outpost Camp last fall ...
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Air Canada A220 First Flight

YouTube reviewers were among those aboard the first revenue flight of Air Canada’s A220 from Montreal to Calgary and Everyday Reviews was one of them ...
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Why We Fly

There may be an airline pilot shortage but those who’ve made it to the front office still get a giggle out of the whole thing, like Air Canada Capt. Jeff ...
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Golden Hawks Film

Golden Hawks creator Fern Villeneuve died Christmas Day and his legacy is celebrated in this 1971 Department of National Defence film ...
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RCAF Training

Every budding military aviator in Canada flies the Harvard II in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan ...
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Recent Incidents

Jazz Aviation – Bombardier DHC-8-400 – loss of cabin pressure
2019-04-19 C-GKUK, a Bombardier DHC-8-400 aircraft operated by Jazz Aviation LP, was conducting flight JZA8909 from Greater Moncton Roméo Leblanc Intl (CYQM), NB to Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC with 4 crew members and ...
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Perimeter Aviation LP – DHC-8-300 – Oil Leak – Engine Issue
2019-04-04 C-GLKY, a de Havilland DHC-8-300 aircraft operated by Perimeter Aviation LP, was conducting flight PAG663 from Winnipeg/James Armstrong Richardson Intl (CYWG), MB to Sandy Lake (CZSJ), ON with 3 crew members and 28 passengers ...
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Miccar Aerial – B200 Beech King Air – Engine Failure
2019-04-04 C-GGGQ, a B200 Beech King Air aircraft operated by Miccar Aerial (dba Good Spirit Air Service), was conducting flight GT1128 from Prince Albert (Glass Field) (CYPA), SK to Yorkton Muni (CYQV), SK with only ...
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United Airlines – A320-200 – Engine Failure
2019-03-23 N492UA, an Airbus 320-200 aircraft operated by United Airlines, was conducting flight UAL1799 from Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Intl (CYYZ), ON to Denver Intl (KDEN), CO with 5 crew members and 71 passengers on board ...
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Privately Registered – Cessna 340A – Engine Failure
2019-03-20 C-FUOW, a privately-registered Cessna 340A aircraft, was conducting a flight from Vernon (CYVK), BC to Ponoka Industrial (Labrie Field) (CEH3), AB with 1 pilot and 2 passengers on board. Passing through 16 000 feet ...
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Superior Airways – Cessna 208B – Near Miss
2019-03-18 C-FYMK, a Cessna 208B aircraft operated by Superior Airways, was conducting a flight from Red Lake (CYRL), ON to Pikangikum (CYPM), ON with the pilot and one passenger on board. During the initial climb ...
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