A rather public debate has been raging all summer up in Ontario with regard to what are safe nighttime operations for the province's HEMS provider ORNGE. The fatal nighttime crash in 2013 of one of the ORNGE's S-76As while taking off into a "black hole" has resulted in...
On 14 November 2015, Level 1 and 2 Air Cadets from Trail, Nelson, Castlegar and Grand Forks, British Columbia, attended a one day Training Day at the 44 Field Engineer Squadron Armories in Trail BC. During the training day, the cadets were instructed by Senior Cadets in...
Buzzing like a giant mosquito, the black and white YUNEEC Q500 rises up 20 metres — then 30 — in front of the lake house and then heads out over the water. With photographer Murray Hadfield at the controls from the ground below, the drone moves up and down,...
On a chilly fall morning in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Fran De Kock straps himself into his favourite airplane, a big yellow Air Tractor 504. After pulling on his helmet and running through the pre-flight checks, he opens the throttle. Moments later, the ungainly aircraft...
Take part in COPA's national membership campaign starting April 1, 2015, and you could win a five-day trip for two to Whitehorse in the Yukon. All you have to do is refer a new or renewing member and for every renewal your name will be entered into a draw for the grand prize.
People from across Canada and around the world will get a chance to help the Alberta Aviation Museum fund the restoration of a historic wartime military plane. The museum, based in Edmonton, has begun a fundraising drive on the online site Kickstarter. It will help cover...
There can be no doubt that the introduction of GPS has been a game changer in the world of general aviation. In this article, we'll look at the effect it has had, and is about to have on the General Aviation IFR Owner/Pilot. The Air Traffic Control system has evolved over...
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