The 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.
August 28th, 2016 by admin, Comments Off on Aviation Community Mourning the Loss of Airshow Performer
December 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on UPDATE – RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport
RICHMOND, BC – On December 21, 2015, Vancouver International Airport officials notified the RCMP of threats directed to them via social media.
December 21st, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on RCMP Investigating Social Media Threat to Vancouver International Airport
RICHMOND, BC – Richmond RCMP officers are actively investigating a social media threat directed to Vancouver International Airport.
December 20th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Encore Pilots Approve Five-Year Agreement
CALGARY, AB – WestJet Encore pilots have voted in favour of a new agreement with 93 per cent of eligible pilots voting.
December 18th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on Bombardier CS100 Aircraft Receives Transport Canada Type Certification
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 […]
December 14th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Requires Drone Owners to Register by February 19
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.
November 8th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on airBaltic Revealed as Bombardier CS300 Aircraft’s First Operator
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.
September 9th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on “Series of Errors” Caused Fatal Business Jet Crash
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.
August 6th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on Statistics Show Slight Increase in Number of Fatal General Aviation Accidents
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
July 28th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB: Lack of Consideration for Human Factors Led to In-Flight Breakup of SpaceShipTwo
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined the cause of the Oct. 31, 2014 in-flight breakup of SpaceShipTwo, was Scaled Composite’s failure to consider and protect against human error