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COPA Yukon and Alaska Airtour
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After the 2013 COPA Fly-in Convention in Dawson Creek, B.C., COPA is in the process of organizing an Airtour to Fly the Alaska Highway! Are you interested? Follow the jump for a .pdf containing all the information. More



Ignorance, arrogance, fear quash an airport's growth
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Oshawa Airport and the local citizens had a tremendous opportunity drop in their lap when the owners of Buttonville airport announced its closure. More

Pilots N' Paws launches in Canada to give more rescued animals 'forever homes'
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Animal Rescue Non-Profit Matches Pilots, Rescue Organizations nationwide modeled after the incredibly successful U.S. rescue initiative Pilots N' Paws, a newly formed rescue organization has opened a standalone Canadian version. More

AIRCRAFT FLOATS IS THE NEWFULL-LOTUS

Tough, versatile and light, popular inflatable Full-Lotus floats are a common sight on many Canadian Light-Sport, amateur-built and ultra-light aircraft. Available since 1985 and now under new ownership, the complete line of affordable Full-Lotus float (six sizes) is manufactured in Ontario by Aircraft Floats Mfg. More...


Floatplane noise drops as planes fly higher
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A decision to force floatplanes at least 1,000 feet higher when flying over Richmond is offering some noise relief for residents, but major change is still years away. Margot Spronk told city council Monday the new rule — primarily aimed at safety — has forced aircraft that can't maintain a high altitude to fly offshore. More

Bird strikes take their toll on military aircraft: Canada geese and turkey vultures create havoc
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I had an article on the weekend in the Citizen about a bird (believed to be a turkey vulture) damaging a Canadian Forces' VIP Challenger jet badly enough that it took a month and a half just to do initial repairs so the plane could return from MacDill Air Force Base in the U.S. and back home to Ottawa. More

Flying fun, easy to learn
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As aeromodellers John Ferguson, Dave Hancock and Glenn Hadley will tell you, everybody can learn how to fly. "It's just a matter of coordination and practice," said Hancock, the chief instructor at the Quinte Aeromodellers Club and a retired flight engineer with 426 Transport Training Squadron at 8 Wing-CFB Trenton. More


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Demand for nearly half a million new airline pilots over next 20 years raises safety concerns
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An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower calibre pilots as they struggle to fill slots. More

Centennial air show set to take place
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One hundred years ago, the first heavier-than-air flight landed in Prince Albert. This pioneering aircraft was brought in by boxcar, assembled, before taking off and landing in front of the Exhibition Grandstand. More

Airshow takes off across the Northwest Territories
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Northern skies may be noisier than usual this weekend, as military planes and helicopters start a tour of the Western arctic. The visit is officially a Royal Canadian Air Force training exercise. "We're bringing multiple different types of aircraft to many different locations: rotary, fixed wing, some jet aircraft. We're going to show all the different roles the royal Canadian aircraft can put on in different environments around Canada," said Cpt. Thomas Edelson. More

Vintage planes soar into Fredericton
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It's not out of the ordinary to see planes flying in and out of the Fredericton International Airport, but the addition of some bright yellow Second World War planes in the sky is drawing attention. They're part of a Vintage Wings of Canada exhibition now touring the Atlantic region. Todd Lemieux, a director with the organization, said the planes are painted a bright, canary yellow for training identification purposes. More

Chorus Aviation base closure to affect about 200 workers next summer
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Chorus Aviation Inc., the primary regional affiliate of Air Canada, said Thursday it would be closing its base in London, Ont., next summer and moving the heavy maintenance work to Halifax, impacting roughly 200 jobs in the region. More
 
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