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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.
Surviving Spatial Disorientation with ICARUS Devices
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 Cavalier Attitude
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.
Workforce Solutions for Aviation and Aerospace
A new corporation has been created to focus on supporting the aviation and aerospace industry to prepare the future workforce.
Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame
Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame was formed to keep Canada’s aviation heroes, leaders, and innovators in the hearts and minds of Canadians.
Ten aeromedical things I wish pilots knew (that most don’t)
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.
A Pilot's View
What do we see from above? What do pilots see that no one else does?
Neil J Armstrong
Neil J Armstrong, BASc, was born in Alvinston, Ontario on April 15, 1920.