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    First in Canada to fly the F35
    The Cambridge Times
    Tudor Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron 822 is the first in Canada to fly the controversial F35 aircraft in its stationary simulators. This is a giant step in outpacing even the Royal Canadian Air Force. Cambridge boys and girls are on the leading edge of aviation and aerospace.
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    Exclusive audio conferencing rates to COPA members!
    Canadian Owners and Pilots Association
    Canadian Owners and Pilots Association has partnered with Pragmatic Conferencing to offer COPA members and partners exclusive rates on audio conferencing. You will now be able to save on audio conference calls.
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    Deluce confident council will approve airport plan
    Toronto Star
    Both sides in the battle over whether to allow jets to fly out of Toronto's waterfront airport say they are confident that they will ultimately prevail. Porter Airlines CEO Robert Deluce believes municipal politicians will give their nod because Porter's plan addresses the technical issues that concern most people.
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    Zenair Limited is now offering demonstration flights to qualified prospective kit-builders in its new CH 750 CRUZER. The 120HP high-wing all-metal two-seat CRUZER is optimized for speed (rather than STOL performances); the roomy cabin offers exceptional comfort and visibility. For more information or to book a flight, contact Zenair at www.zenair.com
     


    Medevacs banned from Jackson field
    Salmon Arm Observer
    "Life or death or not, emergency helicopters are no longer permitted to land in the Jackson campus field adjacent to Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm, British Columbia. "The helicopter has always landed in the corner of the Jackson campus nearest the hospital and they have a total protocol," says Salmon Arm Coun.
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    2013 Comox Air Show cleared for takeoff
    Comox Valley Echo
    After an eight-year hiatus, the Comox Air Show is returning August 17. The 2013 Comox Air Show celebrates 70 years of Canadian Air Force history in the Comox Valley in British Columbia, Canada, and will feature a number of current and former Canadian military aircraft, in addition to several civilian performers.
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    Air cadets hold ceremonial review
    Melfort Journal
    The 70th annual ceremonial review for the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 171 Melfort Phoenix took place at Melfort Unit Comprehensive Collegiate in Melfort, Saskatchewan. At the beginning of the evening, the squadron fell in. The reviewing officer this year was Melfort MLA Kevin Phillips who inspected the squadron.
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    Weatherhaven awarded Boeing contract
    Burnaby NewsLeader
    A Burnaby, British Columbia, company named Weatherhaven has been awarded a $5.6 million contract by Boeing to modify and convert existing shelters into repair and maintenance shelters for Canada's CH-147 helicopters.
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    Turtle hit by car airlifted for medical care
    CBC News
    A snapping turtle injured by a car in Ontario, Canada, has been airlifted more than 400 kilometers to an animal hospital, and is now on a slow road to recovery. The turtle was hit by the car in Sarnia, Ontario, and needed emergency medical treatment at the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre in Peterborough.

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    Beware of US requirements for Canadian pilots wishing to fly a U.S. registered aircraft in the U.S.
    Patrick Gilligan
    COPA has received conflicting reports from members about what steps are required to be able to fly a U.S. registered aircraft in the US based on their Canadian licence.

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    Report: Canadian skies falling behind sea and rail
    Canadian OH&S News
    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its annual assessment of the steps Transport Canada and industry stakeholders have made into satisfying the board's recommendations for air, rail and sea safety improvements.

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    Daily Vancouver flights take off
    Castanet
    Less than a month into service, the new early-afternoon daily service to Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, appears to be a big hit at the Penticton Regional Airport. In response to requests from the City of Penticton, Air Canada added a flight to Vancouver and so far the local citizens have responded in number according to David Allen, airport manager.
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    Into the wild blue yonder ...
    The Journal-Register
    Almost 50 planes descended upon Orleans County, N.Y., and every one of them could have fit in the trunk of almost any car. The first ever Pine Hill Jet Rally, hosted by the Pine Hill Raiders at Pine Hill Airport brought in model airplane enthusiasts from Canada, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio and other out-of-state places.
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