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Saugeen Airport receives donation
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The COPA Cabana Fly-In/AGM Committee presented a cheque for more than $18,000 to the Saugeen Airport Commission for capital airport or airport safety improvements. These funds were earned by all the hard-working, selfless volunteers that made this fly-in a huge success. More



3rd annual hearth place 5K on the runway
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The 3rd Annual Hearth Place 5K on the Runway will be held at the Oshawa Municipal Airport on Sept. 23, 2012. All air traffic at the airport will cease from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. while runners, walkers and their supporters participate in the 3rd Annual Hearth Place 5K on the Runway. For more information visit www.5kontherunway.ca

Volunteers Needed: We need volunteers for our 5K on the runway, Sunday, Sept. 23. Please call or email http://www.5kontherunway.ca/html/contact.html
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North looks to improve airport safety with new technology
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Western Arctic MP Dennis Bevington says he supports a recommendation that would see GPS units installed at both ends of Arctic airport runways. "It's a very straightforward request the airline pilots association put to us," Bevington said. "Not only would it increase safety, but it would allow them to land in a wider variety of weather conditions." More

NEW BUILD-CENTERS WILL FINISH ZENAIR PROJECTS

In a move to assist kit-builders with the completion of their kit projects, Zenair now works with regional "Build-Centers" that offer professional assembly assistance and help with engine and instruments installation. Projects can be Amateur-Built or AULA; programs are customized to meet the particular needs of each builder. More...


Harper government officially grounds Avro Arrow relaunch proposal
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The Harper government has publicly rejected a proposal backed by a high-profile former soldier to revive the legendary Avro Arrow interceptor program to replace Canada's aging fleet of CF-18 fighter jets. More

Windsor airport traffic increased 160 per cent since 2008
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The number of passengers travelling through Windsor's airport has soared since 2008. Windsor International Airport CEO Federica Nazzani said passenger traffic is up from 96,000 in 2008 to 250,000 per year in 2012. "We've increased the capacity of the airport and the number of destinations," said Nazzani. More

Hawker Beechcraft announces participation in Berlin Air Show 2012
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Hawker Beechcraft Corporation has announced it will feature two of its leading turboprop and piston aircraft models at the International Aerospace Exhibition and Conferences (ILA) Berlin Air Show, Sept. 11-16, at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport. More

PilotPort launches social networking website exclusive to pilots & aviation enthusiasts
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What if general aviation disappeared? Well it's starting to. Pilot population is down from 800,000 to 600,000. Student Pilot dropout rates are 70-80 per cent. Airports are closing and there is a decline in funding. The media hasn't helped either by sensationalizing General Aviation accidents. More


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Georgina air show raises cash for autistic kids
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If free candy drops from model airplanes isn't enough to grab you, how about raising money to help autistic children in Georgina? The September to Remember air show in Keswick will raise funds for Project Lifesaver, an organization operated by York Regional Police assisting children with autism. More

Hobby takes flight
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If you've always wanted to build your very own Mars spaceship, but worried that your meteorite screen might not take the heat, why not settle for a model airplane instead? It doesn't go as high, but is just as fun to fly, judging by the crowd of flyers and fans at Thunder Bay's Boulevard Lake. More

Fly-in attracts nearly 40 planes to the Merritt Airport
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Nearly 40 pilots landed at the Merritt Airport for the Merritt Flying Club's fourth pancake breakfast and fly-in, and volunteers served up over 80 breakfasts to hungry visitors. "This was the biggest one we've ever had, and everyone was tickled pink with the product," said flying club Secretary Treasurer Herb Graham. "We had a lot of great compliments and it just keeps getting bigger every time we do it." More


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Airport fires back at WPD over turbines
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The Collingwood Regional Airport wants the proposed wind turbines near Stayner to be moved further away from the facility. Charlie Tatham, chair of the Collingwood Regional Airport Board, is asking officials at the Ministry of the Environment to help make this happen. More

Defence minister officially opens $16-million cadet hanger at Mountain View
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Whether a girl or a boy, defence minister Peter MacKay hopes his first child will consider joining cadets. MacKay announced on his Facebook that he and wife Nazanin Afshin-Jam are expecting a baby in the spring. That afternoon, they were congratulated on the announcement by those in attendance at the grand opening of the $16-million new hanger for the Central Region Gliding School, at Mountain View. More
 
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