Posts by: Ken Pole
features November 6, 2018 Master planners

Flight dispatchers and co-ordinators work behind the scenes to ensure aviation operations run smoothly. They’re part of the unseen backup crew that plans every detail of a flight.

features July 25, 2018 NORAD at 60

A binational defence partnership formed 60 years ago is still responding to Russian Bears as it considers changes to counter new threats.

features July 19, 2018 Avionics technician at work

Two CH-147F Chinook helicopters are part of Canada’s support of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali. For maintainers like Cpl Taylor Hartnell, keeping them flying requires a whole team effort.

features February 16, 2017 Going on the record

The prominent October 2016 crash of a 1974 Cessna Citation prompted Transport Minister Marc Garneau to initiate a re-examination of Canada's flight recorder regulations.