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    NAV CANADA proposes to eliminate exemption, leaving overall rate levels unchanged
    NAV CANADA
    NAV CANADA announced proposed revisions to its customer service charges. The company is proposing the elimination of an exemption for certain flights from its en route charge. Currently, flights operating between an airport with staffed NAV CANADA or DND facilities and an aerodrome that is neither staffed nor certified do not pay en route charges.
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    New safety training ordered for ORNGE helicopter pilots
    Toronto Star
    ORNGE is barring its air ambulance helicopter pilots from flying in bad weather or clouds until they can show they have special training to avoid inadvertently flying into the ground. The move comes after an ORNGE Sikorsky helicopter crashed during a night flight in Moosonee, Ontario, killing the two pilots and two flight paramedics on board.
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    Fundraiser draws a crowd of pilots in Ontario
    The Sarnia Observer
    The skies above Reece's Corners, Ontario, were buzzing, and the flight line at the Skyview Airport was filling up quickly. Flight 7, Sarnia Skyview Aircraft Association, which is the local chapter of the national Canadian Owners and Pilots Association, is several decades old with a low flight number, signifying that it's among the earliest to be established.
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    Zenair Ltd, Canadian aircraft kit manufacturer since 1974, is now also offering introductory one-day workshops for its new design: the X-Country CH 750 CruZer. Workshops can be scheduled any day; participants get a taste of what it’s like to assemble a kit aircraft and go home with the finished rudder for their own dream plane. More...
     


    British Columbia's Viking Air inks $70 million Twin Otter deal
    Times Colonist
    Using one of the largest air shows in the world as its backdrop, Victoria, British Columbia's, Viking Air announced it has sold an additional seven Twin Otter aircraft to the Moscow-based Vityaz Avia Corporation as part of a deal that is expected to be worth at least $70 million. The additional seven aircraft bring the total purchased by Vityaz to 11. The base price of a Twin Otter is about $6.5 million.
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    Father, son fly WWII fighter planes at Paine Field
    The Everett Herald
    Ross Granley is a third-generation Canadian pilot. His grandfather was the first pilot in the family's town in Alberta and his dad learned to fly at age 9. Like his father, Ross Granley served in the Royal Canadian Air Force and, also like his dad, he's had a career as a pilot for United Airlines.
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    Late aviator's 'brilliant' career recalled
    Truro Daily News
    His name was Neville "Ned" Henderson and once upon a time he was that close to becoming Canada's first astronaut. Not bad for a kid from Brookfield, Nova Scotia, one of Don and Marge's seven children. But Henderson's career could hardly be defined by a "what if." There were too many accomplishments on his resume that made him a role model to many in both the armed forces and civilian life.
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    Fly here, win this
    Canadian Owners and Pilots Association
    By Philip Englishman, COPA director for Southern Ontario
    Hanover's Saugeen Municipal Airport wants you to fly in and visit the communities supporting the airport area. During the months of June, July, August and September, each time you purchase fuel, put your contact information on your receipt or on a separate chit and drop it into the box provided at the airport. At the end of each month, a name will be drawn from the box and fabulous prizes (all 5!) will be awarded to a single name drawn.

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    Former soldier from Ontario joins search and rescue trade
    myKawartha
    Following almost a year of some of the most intensive training in the Canadian Armed Forces, Master Corporal Brent Nolasco, of Peterborough, Ontario, has received his Search and Rescue Technician Wings and distinctive orange beret. Nolasco joined the Canadian Armed Forces as a Reservist in 1997 and later joined the regular force as a military engineer in 1999.
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    NWT investigating medevac response time
    CBC News
    The Northwest Territories' health department is investigating why it took five hours for a medevac to arrive in Trout Lake after a boating crash. Air Tindi has King Air outfitted as medevacs to respond to emergencies, but Trout Lake is one of three communities that doesn't have a runway long enough for that type of plane to land.

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    Commitment for Pickering Lands refreshes COPA concerns
    By Kevin Psutka, COPA President and CEO
    he Canadian government issued a press release concerning the status of the Pickering Lands to help end the uncertainty about the potential for an airport there at some point in the future as well as freeing land for other uses. While a firm commitment to establish an airport there is welcome news for aviation, there's uncertainty.

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    Chris Hadfield retires: Beloved ISS astronaut to leave Canadian Space Agency
    The Huffington Post
    Rock star astronaut Chris Hadfield, just returned from a five-month stint in orbit, will be hanging up his spacesuit for a new adventure, the Canadian spaceflyer announced. Hadfield, announced that he will retire from the Canadian Space Agency.

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    589 Carbonear cadets put on a show
    Newfoundland and Labrador Compass
    Cadet programs all over the Trinity Conception region in Newfoundland and Labrador offer enticing options for young people. It teaches them skills they would not otherwise learn in other aspects of their lives. Take the 589 Carbonear Royal Canadian air cadets, for example.
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    Operation Migration aircraft adjusts to FAA regulations
    Wisconsin State Journal
    To continue its mission guiding whooping cranes from Wisconsin to Florida, the Canada-based Operation Migration is working to replace its three ultralight aircraft by next spring in order to comply with Federal Aviation Administration regulations. Following an investigation, the FAA discovered that the conservation nonprofit had been compensating their pilots for their migration trips, in violation of federal regulations for ultralights.
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    Local air cadet squadron hosts annual ceremonial review
    Airdrie City View
    Local Air Cadet Squadron 88 Airdrie Lynx celebrated its Annual Ceremonial Review parade at the Genesis Place in Airdrie, Alberta. The reviewing officer for the ceremony was Major George Roesler-Yue, squadron operations officer for 409 squadron, Cold Lake. Special guests included Mayor Peter Brown and legion representative Gord Fish.
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