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Judge Bans RC Aircraft on B.C. Farmland

What started as a neighbourhood noise complaint has become a B.C. Supreme Court decision that could have far-reaching implications for the fledgling drone industry. Justice Frank Cole effectively ruled in late October that remote control […]

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CSeries Flies

Bombardier flew the first example of the CSeries Sept. 17 and everything seemed to go well. The aircraft departed Mirabel just before 10 a.m. local time and the aircraft was flown to 12,500 feet. Bombardier’s […]

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Hirose Webster Winner

Canada’s best amateur pilot for 2013 is Takashi Hirose, an Algonquin College student who flies out of the Ottawa Flying Club. He was one of nine finalists taking part in the Webster Memorial Trophy Competition, […]

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Air Canada Interested in CSeries

Air Canada is considering buying Bombardier CSeries aircraft to replace its aging fleet of short-haul planes. During a ribbon cutting at Air Canada’s new operations centre in Brampton, Ont. Tuesday, Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu […]

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PT6 Honoured at AirVenture

A Canadian company took centre stage at the biggest airshow on earth Wednesday. It’s the 50th anniversary of the PT6 turboprop engine and Montreal-area manufacturer Pratt &Whitney occupied Phillips 66 Plaza at AirVenture 2013. The […]

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Jet Museum Wants To Restore Voodoo

The Jet Aircraft Museum in London, Ontario has announced that it has been awarded the opportunity to save, transport and restore a CF-101 Voodoo, one of the Royal Canadian Air Forces most important Cold War […]

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Canadian Team Wins Sikorsky Prize

Toronto based engineering firm AeroVelo Inc. has won the $250,000 (USD) Sikorsky Prize for human powered helicopter flight. The prize, initiated 33 years ago, has never been won, until now. The Sikorsky prize was to […]

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Canadian Harrier For Sale

A Red Deer businessman has put one of his prized possessions, a Sea Harrier, up for sale on eBay and he’s hoping the almost-flyable aircraft stays in Canada. Ian Cotton, of Red Deer, is selling this nearly […]

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Midair kills four in B.C.

Four people and a dog are dead following the midair collision of a glider and a Cessna 150 over a campground in Pemberton, B.C. Saturday. Debris rained over the Nairn Falls Campground, which was packed […]

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Northern Lights Awards

The Northern Lights Award Foundation winners have been announced for 2013. The are: Flight Operations/Maintenance, Lt. Col Maryse Carmichael, outgoing Snowbirds commanding officer; Government, Catherine Fletcher, Transport Canada Regional Director for Prairies and Northern Region; […]

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Maverick Flying Car Crashes in B.C.

A Maverick flying car, which is really just a large powered parachute with street legal chassis, crashed in a schoolyard in Vernon, B.C. Friday morning, moments before Canadian Aviator Editor Russ Niles was to take […]

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Toronto Studies Porter Expansion

Toronto City Council voted in favour of getting staff to analyze Porter Airlines’s proposed operation of Bombardier CSeries jets from Billy Bishop Airport. Porter Airlines is hoping to fly Bombardier CSeries jets from Billy Bishop […]