CALGARY, AB – WestJet Encore pilots have voted in favour of a new agreement with 93 per cent of eligible pilots voting.
December 20th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Encore Pilots Approve Five-Year Agreement
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.
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.
July 28th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Cessna 180 Floatplane crashes near Vernon, BC
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.
January 17th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Alleges Charter Carrier Flew With Unqualified Flight Crews
NEW YORK – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $150,000 civil penalty against Talon Air, Inc., of Farmingdale, New York, for allegedly violating Federal Aviation Regulations by allowing four pilots to fly without proper training or examinations.
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.
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.
January 26th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Antarctica Crash Site Located
AVALON, NEW ZEALAND – The search and rescue mission involving a Twin Otter aircraft missing in Antarctica since Wednesday with three crew on board has moved into a recovery phase, after wreckage of the plane was located on Saturday.
January 25th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Search Continues for Canadian Aircraft Missing in Antarctica
AVALON, NEW ZEALAND – A Twin Otter aircraft has landed at the Beardmore Glacier, Antarctica, about 50km away from the site of a beacon activated by a missing aircraft, also a Twin Otter, at 10pm on Wednesday night
January 16th, 2013 by admin, 1 Comment
TORONTO, ONTARIO – Air Georgian and Air Canada have announced the creation of a unique cadet pilot hiring program for high-achieving Canadian youth. The program is designed to encourage young men and women to consider careers in commercial aviation by assisting them with pilot training and offering them a clearer path to rewarding employment opportunities. […]