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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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NTSB: Lack of Consideration for Human Factors Led to In-Flight Breakup of SpaceShipTwo

July 28th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

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 (more…)

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Unstable Approach Contributing Factor in Southwest Airlines Hard Landing

July 23rd, 2015 by admin, Filed under - NTSB

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the captain’s failed attempt to recover from an unstabilized approach by transferring airplane control at low altitude instead of performing a go-around, caused a hard landing at LaGuardia International Airport in Queens, New York. (more…)

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FAA: Washington DC is a NO DRONE ZONE

June 30th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the July 4 holiday approaches, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding residents and visitors to Washington, D.C. that the city and surrounding communities are a “No Drone Zone.” (more…)

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NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data

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

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued a series of safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration calling for improvements in locating downed aircraft and ways to obtain critical flight data faster and without the need for immediate underwater retrieval. (more…)

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WestJet Confirms Rumour of Hijacking False

January 10th, 2015 by admin, Filed under - News

CALGARY, AB – WestJet Airlines is confirming that a rumour that WestJet flight 2154 from Vancouver to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, was hijacked this afternoon is false. (more…)

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Cessna 180 Floatplane crashes near Vernon, BC

July 28th, 2014 by admin, Filed under - News

VERNON, BC – At about 6:45 pm this evening the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP received a report of a small plane down in the area of six Mile Creek Rd off the west side of Okanagan Lake. (more…)

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Air Canada Accepts Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Canada

May 18th, 2014 by admin, Filed under - News

Air Canada's First Boeing 787 pictured here departing on a previous test flight.

Air Canada’s First Boeing 787 pictured here departing on a previous test flight.

SEATTLE – Boeing delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada’s 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto. (more…)

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Ted Stevens Airport Awarded Top Air Cargo Airport in North America

March 17th, 2014 by admin, Filed under - News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was recently honored by Air Cargo World with the Air Cargo Excellence award as the best cargo airport in North America for 2013. (more…)

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Cargojet Wins Contracts with Purolator and Canada Post

February 19th, 2014 by admin, Filed under - News

CargoJetMISSISSAUGA, ON – Cargojet announced today they have been awarded the Domestic Air Cargo Network Services contract and have signed a Master Services Agreement with the Canada Post Group of Companies (more…)

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