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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.
Inadvertent flight into instrument meteorological conditions (IIMC) is dangerous. Those who fly into clouds or smoke, for example, without warning, may well experience spatial disorientation. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), “between 5 to 10 percent of all general aviation accidents can be attributed to spatial disorientation, 90% of which are fatal.”
A new corporation has been created to focus on supporting the aviation and aerospace industry to prepare the future workforce.
Aviation lore abounds with stories of pilots summarily losing their flight privileges after running afoul of seemingly arbitrary, mysterious medical requirements. And yet, in my opinion, this usually wasn’t really the case.
The Cessna SkyCourier turboprop continues to surpass significant milestones as it begins the certification flight test phase of the programme.
Commercial airline pilots share their insights and experiences related to aviation and training.
Aviation is an industry built on passion. Whether it’s a private interest or the path to a paycheck, aviation demands a special level of dedication that other industries may lack. It’s because of this intrinsic passion that covid-19’s impact on aviation feels more devastating, at least to me.
WestJet today returned the first of its 737 MAX airliners to passenger service with the departure of WS115 from Calgary to Vancouver. With the second 737 MAX flight, WS122, from Vancouver to Calgary departing at noon PT.
On 20 May 1945, shortly after the Second World War had come to an end in Europe, a group of military veteran pilots came together to form the Christian Airmen’s Missionary Fellowship (CAMF), now known around the world as Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). Over the course of the past 75 years, MAF has become quite famous for its advances in improving the lives of isolated people around the world, but what is it like to serve as an MAF pilot?
Launched by SpaceX and Tesla veterans, Reliable Robotics has made great strides in the development of unmanned aircraft technology. Recently, the company revealed some of its milestones in pioneering unmanned aviation.
The future of flight in Canada took a major step forward today with the launch of the Vancouver-based Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium (CAAM), a multi-stakeholder group that will streamline research, development and commercial operations in the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) sector, globally recognized as the next frontier of commercial aviation.
We are living through incredible, historical, changing times. Those of us who are involved in the aviation industry may have been greatly affected but the global pandemic; covid-19. Some sectors like aircraft cargo or charter may be thriving, while others have suffered reduced operations, revenues, or even a total shut down.