featuresJanuary 21, 2021Taming the taildragger

Any pilot who has flown a variety of taildraggers knows of their alluring diversity. Each plane has its own personality — it’s all part of the charm of flying taildraggers.

newsJanuary 20, 2021Meet Sgt André Hotton: The RCAF’s most senior SAR Tech

Hotton has been a search and rescue technician for 30 years. Now, at age 60, he has received a one-year extension to September 2021, making him the most senior SAR Tech in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

newsJanuary 18, 2021737 Max cleared for return to Canadian airspace, ‘unique measures’ announced

Transport Canada on Jan. 20 will lift the existing Notice to Airmen that banned the commercial operation of Boeing 737 Max aircraft in Canadian airspace. The regulator has outlined unique Canadian design changes and aircrew training requirements.

features January 21, 2021 Taming the taildragger

Any pilot who has flown a variety of taildraggers knows of their alluring diversity. Each plane has its own personality — it’s all part of the charm of flying taildraggers.

features January 15, 2021 King of northern skies: The CC-295 Kingfisher

Canada’s new fixed-wing SAR aircraft, dubbed the CC-295 Kingfisher, promises to deliver on its mission, filling the role of the RCAF’s faithful CC-115 Buffalo and CC-130H Hercules aircraft.

news January 13, 2021 Green shift in aerospace needs government strategy

In panel discussions during the International Aerospace Week forum, hosted virtually by Aero Montreal, government officials and industry executives predicted aerospace strategies and recovery plans that will be decidedly green in color.

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Congratulations to last week’s photo contest winner, Instagram user @simon_blakesley! Here’s our next round of finalists; to vote, just “like” your favourite by Monday, Jan. 25. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Max is back! Today, WestJet returned the first of its 737 Max aircraft to passenger service, with the departure of WS115 from Calgary to Vancouver. Check out this video of the Max landing and taxiing at YVR.

The aircraft was piloted by Captain David Colquhoun and Captain Scott Wilson; there were 71 passengers on board.
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Here’s a cool throwback to last summer when Mirabel had a few Antonov visitors. Celian Genier captured this amazing shot of the An-124 at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport. ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to last week’s photo contest winner, Instagram user @hazers_flightline! Here’s our next round of finalists; to vote, just “like” your favourite by Monday, Jan. 18. ... See MoreSee Less

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