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Sleepless flights: ICAO working on pilot fatigue guidelines

Word from Montreal is that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) — that august repository of flying knowledge and global winged harmony — is working to bring sleep standards for helicopter pilots in line for guidelines long since established for...

source: By Mark Huber
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A blinding flash sears your eyeballs. The room darkens, shapes seem fluid, what made sense before is now just a jumble of barely visible objects. Everything's an eerie green. This is flash blindness, and it hurts. Someone shot a laser at your eyeballs. It's hilarious,...

source: CBC News

Cadets from 858 Skookumchuk Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron (RCACS) hosted a flying, survival and leadership camp at Sechelt Airport. Cadets from three squadrons took turns to fly from Sechelt to Texada to Qualicum Beach and back in three Cessna 175s. Each time the plane...

source: Coast Reporter

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, is displaying eight class-leading business jet and turboprop aircraft from Cessna and Beechcraft, including Europe's most recently-certified business jet, the Cessna Citation Latitude, to this...

source: Skies Magazine

SOSA — Canada's largest glider club — is making the dream of pilot training and licensing affordable. A cost review sponsored by SOSA and conducted by Professor Mark McDermott, found the estimated total cost to obtain a...

source: Montreal Gazette

In the midst of the chaos of the Fort McMurray fires, a local pilot was able to bring peace of mind to a group of men trapped up north. John Monroe has a business up in the Fort Mac area, and lived there many years before moving to Sherwood Park. While he currently lives...

source: Sherwood Park News

The Dakotas landed, disgorged their history-destined passengers and were promptly given the military heave-ho. "There were a whole lot of people around and we didn't really know what was going on," says Flying Officer Pete Porter,...

source: Hamilton Spectator


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