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    COPA Fly-in and AGM: It's not too late to register!

    You can still register for the Canadian flying event of the year – COPA 2013 Fly-In and AGM at Dawson Creek, B.C., held from June 21-23. If you haven't seen the Peace River country, this June gives you the opportunity to explore the scenery, activities and events of this northwestern area of Canada.
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    Air shows, tourism big losers as budget cuts ground Blue Angels, other military stunt flyers
    680 News
    Deep budget cuts in Washington mean military flight teams will likely be no-shows at air shows across the U.S. starting this spring, leaving dozens of host cities bracing for thinner crowds and lost tourism dollars.
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    FBI investigating after pilot reports seeing drone flying near New York airport
    National Post
    The FBI said it's investigating an unmanned aircraft spotted by a pilot on an arriving flight near John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the craft, which came within 60 meters of an Alitalia SpA flight, said John Giacalone, special agent in charge of counterterrorism for the FBI's New York office. The craft was described as no more than three feet wide with four propellers, according to the FBI.
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    Zenair’s all-metal STOL designs are sold as kits or ready-to-fly. The roomy CH 750 on floats is more popular than ever with recreational pilots; the CH 801 has an impressive 1000 lbs useful load; the classic CH701 “sky Jeep” still sets the standard in its category after 25 years! Read More...
     


    Dozens of striking workers protest near Billy Bishop Airport
    Global News
    Striking employees picketed near Toronto's island airport delaying some people and backing up traffic near the ferry. Striking employees gathered in what was described on twitter as a "flash protest."
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    Editorial: Victoria airport a winner
    Times Colonist
    Not many airports have birds flitting above your head while you wait for loved ones in the arrivals area. It's one of those whimsical touches that make Victoria’s airport stand out. It stands out so clearly that it has won top honours from the Airports Council International in the annual Airport Service Quality awards. YYJ was named best airport in North America serving up to two million passengers a year. The awards look at 30 criteria to evaluate customer service, including ambience, efficiency and value.
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    Sky-high adventures for females of all ages
    Winnipeg Free Press
    "This is fun! Fun! Fun!" Three-year-old Cali Lachance had the time of her life 800 feet in the air over St. Andrews Airport this pas weekend. Cali and her mother, Susan, took part in the first ever Women Fly, put on by the Ninety-Nines, an international organization of female pilots.
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    High-flying hitchhiker
    Clarion Ledger
    New York native Amber Nolan, 28, is planning on thumbing a ride to all 50 states, but she isn’t doing it in automobiles. She hitchhikes on planes. Last week, she landed in Gulfport, then flew to Jackson and convinced a local pilot to show her the highlights of the city — like blues night at Hal & Mal's and eating at Brent’s Soda Fountain. Then she experienced a view of the Reservoir by air before continuing on her journey to Little Rock.
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    Technical stops important to airport
    The Georgian
    While Stephenville Airport Corporation remains focused on efforts to increase air access and capacity to serve people in western Newfoundland, the facility is also attentive to business relating to aircrafts making technical stops. Brenda Martin, airport manager, said this type of business not only helps the airport but also has a positive impact on the local economy.
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    Pilot Club holding fundraiser to buy wheelchairs for Greater Niagara General Hospital
    Bullet News Niagara
    The Niagara Falls Pilot Club is holding its annual Springtime Celebration lunch and fashion show to help raise money to buy wheelchairs for the Greater Niagara General Hospital. The event takes place April 14 at 1 p.m. at the Delphi Banquet Hall on Portage Road.
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    Frontier Airlines pilots, flight attendants will use iPads
    Denver Post
    Frontier Airlines said that its pilots and flight attendants will replace its paper flight bags with a new Apple iPad program. The program, approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, will replace the traditional 30-pound flight bags that contain aircraft manuals, flight-crew operating manual and navigational charts.

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    Air transportation lifts off for Fogo Island
    CBC News
    Ferry service may still be a no-go for Fogo Island, but at least air transportation has resumed. The island had been isolated recently by heavy ice and dense fog with no sea or air transportation able to get people on or off the island.

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    Celebrating Canadian Women Pilots
    COPA
    Join the First Canadian Chapter of the Ninety-Nines for the unveiling of its new display celebrating Canadian Women Pilots. Meet prominent women pilots including a combat helicopter pilot who flew Chinooks in Afghanistan.

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    Transportation safety watchdog raises concerns after charter airline incident
    Toronto Star
    Ottawa’s push to let Canada’s airlines police the safety of their own operations is facing fresh questions after a federal watchdog criticized Sunwing Airlines for failing to report a potentially dangerous inflight incident. In a new report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada says Sunwing Airlines failed to report an inflight malfunction to safety authorities and was slow to learn the lessons of the March 2011 incident.
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