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 18th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on Bombardier CS100 Aircraft Receives Transport Canada Type Certification
July 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on Unstable Approach Contributing Factor in Southwest Airlines Hard Landing
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.
June 30th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on FAA: Washington DC is a NO DRONE ZONE
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.”
January 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data
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.
January 10th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Confirms Rumour of Hijacking False
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.
May 18th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Accepts Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Canada
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.
March 17th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Ted Stevens Airport Awarded Top Air Cargo Airport in North America
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.
February 19th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Cargojet Wins Contracts with Purolator and Canada Post
MISSISSAUGA, 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
February 14th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Signs Deal With Panasonic for Inflight Entertainment
CALGARY – WestJet announced today it has signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the airline with a new inflight entertainment system
February 5th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft
WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration today took an important step to help improve safety in small aircraft by simplifying design approval requirements for a cockpit instrument called an angle of attack indicator.