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Members of 19 Wing Comox Pull (An Airplane) for United Way

November 14th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Members of 19 Wing Comox Pull (An Airplane) for United Way

19 WING, COMOX – Cheers echoed across the airfield as 12 teams at 19 Wing Comox competed to pull a 35-ton CC-115 Buffalo Search and Rescue airplane across the tarmac during a United Way charity event on Wednesday, Nov 13.

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RCAF Search and Rescue Crews Medevac Injured Horseback Rider

August 31st, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on RCAF Search and Rescue Crews Medevac Injured Horseback Rider

19 WING COMOX, B.C.— RCAF Search and Rescue crews from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron provided assistance to Provincial Ground Search and Rescue crews to evacuate a man who had been thrown from his horse in a wooded area 70 miles west of Quesnel, B.C.

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Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Obtains Transport Canada Flight Test Permit

August 30th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Obtains Transport Canada Flight Test Permit

MONTREAL, QUEBEC – Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the first CSeries aircraft – Flight Test Vehicle 1 – has successfully obtained Transport Canada’s Flight Test Permit

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WestJet to Purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

August 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet to Purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

CALGARY, AB – WestJet announced today it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase 65 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8 and 25 737 MAX 7 aircraft, with delivery scheduled to begin in September 2017.

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Man Arrested at Remote BC Mining Camp After Shooting Up Helicopter

July 18th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Man Arrested at Remote BC Mining Camp After Shooting Up Helicopter

DEASE LAKE, BC – The Dease Lake RCMP flew in at first daylight to a mining camp last Friday, to arrest a mining operation employee, after the man allegedly went on a sudden rampage damaging a company helicopter.

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Vancouver Man Charged After Air Canada Flight Diverted to Halifax Airport

July 17th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Vancouver Man Charged After Air Canada Flight Diverted to Halifax Airport

HALIFAX, N.S. – A Vancouver man is now facing several charges after a plane was diverted to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport yesterday.

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Russian Observation Aircraft Takes to Canadian Skies Under International Treaty

July 15th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Russian Observation Aircraft Takes to Canadian Skies Under International Treaty

OTTAWA – A Russian Federation aircraft will conduct aerial observation flights over Canada under the Treaty on Open Skies during the period July 17 to 19, 2013.

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Comox Air Traffic Controllers Mark End Of Era For Radar system

July 2nd, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Comox Air Traffic Controllers Mark End Of Era For Radar system

19 WING COMOX, B.C. – Friday, June 28, 2013, marked the end of an era for air traffic control at 19 Wing Comox as a CF-18 from 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron became the last aircraft to be guided to a safe landing using the airfield’s Precision Approach Radar system.

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Mid Air Collision Kills Four Near Pemberton BC

June 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Mid Air Collision Kills Four Near Pemberton BC

PEMBERTON, BC – Whistler RCMP are on scene at Nairn Falls provincial campground investigating a collision between two aircraft just south of Pemberton.

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UPS Faces $4 Million in Fines

April 24th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on UPS Faces $4 Million in Fines

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $4 million civil penalty against United Parcel Service of Louisville, Ky., for allegedly maintaining four cargo aircraft improperly

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