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    Airspace information session in B.C.
    COPA
    Nav Canada invites you to an information session on the Vancouver/Victoria Terminal Class C Airspace. The presentation to be held on May 30, will highlight several topics including: A general overview of the airspace including IFR traffic flows.
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    Air Cadet glider program safe from cuts
    CBC News
    Canada's Minister of National Defence says the Air Cadet Gliding Program is at no risk of being cut, and blames the opposition parties for raising fears that it would be lost.
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    Influx of small planes fuelling talk of airport expansion
    CTV News
    Has the Region of Waterloo International Airport outgrown itself? Not as far as runways and terminal facilities, according to airport staff, but when it comes to space for small planes, expansion is becoming a hot-button issue. "We are noticing a lot more of the smaller general aviation aircraft showing up here," says airport manager Chris Wood.
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    New Rotax package for Zenair designs

    Zenair is introducing engine packages for the new Fuel-injected Rotax 912iS for its popular kit aircraft designs. A prototype installation by Skytec Aviation has helped define the packages which include a new engine mount, cowling, propeller, and accessories for the Light Sport STOL CH 750 design. Installation details are available through a new “how-to” video series. More.
     


    'Team Montreal' fights to keep UN aviation agency
    CBC News
    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Quebec International Relations Minister Jean-François Lisée and Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum may seem like strange bedfellows. But all three levels of government have kicked off a joint lobbying effort against moving the International Civil Aviation Organization to Qatar, agreeing that losing the United Nations' only office in Canada would cause both political and economic damage.
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    Turbulence ahead for proposed Parkland airport
    Spruce Grove Examiner
    Two entrepreneurial pilots are getting serious about building an airport in Parkland County to replace Edmonton's City Centre Airport, which is expected to close down in the next year. Looking to build between Parkland Highway 16A, Highwaysa 60 and Whitemud Drive, the Parkland Airport Development Corporation has already made an offer on the site they want.
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    Runway incursions a threat to aviation safety
    Toronto Star
    The radar screen Toronto's Pearson airport told the heart-stopping tale of a looming disaster. A radar scope in the control tower showed two targets — one of them an Air Canada Embraer jet about to land — on a collision course.
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    Photos: Canadarm display unveiled at Canadian Aviation & Space Museum
    Ottawa Citizen
    The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, unveiled the Canadarm permanent display at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.
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    U.S. Navy launches squadron of drone helicopters
    PressTV
    The U.S. Navy has introduced its first squadron of drone helicopters, amid international and domestic opposition to Washington’s use of surveillance and assassination drones.
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    Solar-powered plane lands on first leg of U.S. trip
    CP24
    A solar-powered airplane landed in Phoenix early Saturday morning after a flight from California that included several hours in the air after sundown. The Solar Impulse set down about 12:30 a.m. at Sky Harbor Airport after flying, completing the first leg of a planned cross-country U.S. trip that its co-pilot described as a "milestone" in aviation history.

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    How loud does a 'whisper jet' sound? It depends
    The Globe and Mail
    It's 4:30 on a rainy afternoon near the foot of Bathurst Street, and somewhere up above the drone of turboprop engines is getting louder. The incoming plane materializes out of the clouds, heading for Toronto's island airport.

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    New air ambulance hangar at Saskatoon airport
    Global News
    Medical patients can expect better life-saving service in rural Saskatchewan thanks to a new, larger hangar facility unveiled at the Saskatoon airport. Officials say the hangar facility will improve workplace safety and ensure quicker response times.

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    IAOPA e-News May 2013
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    COPA Does it, Do you? Pass on This Newsletter to Your Members

    COPA has recently updated their website and included a section that includes International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (IAOPA) monthly eNews for all members to see. Nothing can keep existing members, and attract new members like reminding them of the great work that AOPA Affiliates, and IAOPA, are doing on national, regional, and international levels to keep them flying. Great work is being done in all parts of the globe to advance the interests of general aviation and the best way to share the message is to make sure that this newsletter gets to as many members and non-members alike. So I encourage you to publish this on your website, send on via email to your members, do what you can to help spread the word.
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    Superhero helicopter pilot brings doctor to crash scene
    Metro News
    If you're anything like the rest of us, you’ve likely devoted considerable time to pondering the reckless disregard your Norwegian friends have for their own safety. Perhaps a key to that riddle can be found in this footage of a pilot landing a helicopter on a highway guardrail so a similarly dextrous doctor can hop out and tend to the injured at the scene of a car crash.
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