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UPDATE – Search Underway in BC for Overdue Aircraft

June 10th, 2017 by admin, Filed under - News

Monday June 12, 2017

Kelowna, BC – Search efforts for a missing aircraft continued into a fifth day today as weather improved allowing search crews to comb higher elevations not previously accessible due to cloud.

The missing aircraft, a Piper Warrior with two people on board, departed Lethbridge Alta, on June 8th enroute to Kamloops , BC with a re-fueling stop in Cranbrook, BC. After departing Cranbrook, it was reported overdue when it did not arrive in Kamloops. (more…)

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Aviation Community Mourning the Loss of Airshow Performer

August 28th, 2016 by admin, Filed under - News

MarcusPaineThe Aviation Community is today mourning the loss of Airshow Performer Marcus Paine. The 61 year old pilot died Saturday while performing at the Airshow of the Cascades in Madras Oregon. (more…)

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UPDATE – RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport

December 23rd, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

RICHMOND, BC – On December 21, 2015, Vancouver International Airport officials notified the RCMP of threats directed to them via social media. (more…)

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RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport

December 21st, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

RICHMOND, BC – Richmond RCMP officers are actively investigating a social media threat directed to Vancouver International Airport. (more…)

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WestJet Encore Pilots Approve Five-Year Agreement

December 20th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

CALGARY, AB – WestJet Encore pilots have voted in favour of a new agreement with 93 per cent of eligible pilots voting. (more…)

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Bombardier CS100 Aircraft Receives Transport Canada Type Certification

December 18th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

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MONTREAL QC – Bombardier revealed today that its CS100 aircraft received its Transport Canada Type Certification following a comprehensive and rigorous testing program, which included more than 3,000 flight test hours, the validation of thousands of test results and the authentication of extensive design and performance data. Obtaining the Type Certificate for the CS100 aircraft paves the way for the delivery and entry into service of the CS100 aircraft with first operator SWISS in 2016. (more…)

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FAA Requires Drone Owners to Register by February 19

December 14th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

WASHINGTON – The FAA today announced a web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds including payloads such as on-board cameras. (more…)

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airBaltic Revealed as Bombardier CS300 Aircraft’s First Operator

November 8th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Dubai Airshow – Bombardier confirmed today that airBaltic will be the first customer to operate the CS300 aircraft when it takes delivery in the second half of 2016. (more…)

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“Series of Errors” Caused Fatal Business Jet Crash

September 9th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

WASHINGTON D.C. – The probable cause of the crash of a business jet in a Boston suburb last May was a series of errors by an experienced flight crew, the National Transportation Safety Board said at a public meeting today. (more…)

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Statistics Show Slight Increase in Number of Fatal General Aviation Accidents

August 6th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board released preliminary aviation accident statistics for 2014 today showing a slight increase in fatal general aviation accidents (more…)

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