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I had sold an aircraft to Europe that was to be shipped in a container, so the other day I went up to a small airport with a small crew to pick up the aircraft, as well as its floats and some other accessories that were to go with it.
After an absence of more than twenty years, The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu brought back the Canadian Hot Air Balloon Championship to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec. The competition, under the sanction of the Canadian Balloon Association (CBA), was held from August 19 to 22, 2021 and gathered 20 experienced pilots from across Canada.
Aircraft have been stranded, folks struggling to get to where they are going. Some are having close calls, but thankfully so far no incidents.
Coast Dog Aviation, a well-known western Canadian maintenance organization, recently announced that a Transport Canada supplemental type certificate (ST) had been issued for the installation of a Cessna 206 cargo door modification, which provides a significant increase in safety.
The TransCanada Highway crossed below me as I glanced at the Cav's airspeed read out. We eased up through 80 mph with the RPM good and the plane climbing strongly. I smiled to myself and thought for the tenth time that evening how much I love my airplane.