Commercial September 28, 2023 Air Canada pilots fight for fair contract at Toronto Pearson picket
Air Canada pilots are set to stage an informational picket on Sept. 29 as their decade-long, outdated contract comes to an end.
Commercial September 21, 2023 Air Transat partners with CAE to launch 18-month cadet training program
Air Transat and CAE have joined forces to launch a new cadet training program that will help the airline secure a pipeline of qualified pilots.
Commercial September 21, 2023 Pratt & Whitney Canada to collaborate with GKN Aerospace on hybrid-electric flight demonstrator project
GKN will develop the high-voltage high-power Electrical Wiring Interconnection System for the Dash 8-100 hybrid-electric flight demonstrator project led by Pratt's parent company, RTX.
Commercial September 14, 2023 Universal Hydrogen G-1 from FAA, key step toward hydrogen-powered airliner conversion
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accepted Universal Hydrogen’s application for a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the conversion of ATR 72 regional airliners.
Commercial September 8, 2023 Meet Jesse Sharpe: Challenging the approach of flight instruction
A commercial pilot with a background in design strategy and flight instruction, Sharpe is challenging the current practicum associated with pilot training in Canada.
Commercial September 8, 2023 Aviation groups praise Supernal exec’s nomination to be next FAA administrator
Several industry groups are supporting the nomination of Michael G. Whitaker to become administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Commercial September 5, 2023 The future of SAF production to decarbonize the aviation sector
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is the principal solution to decarbonize the aviation sector, but challenges remain with scaling production.
Commercial August 24, 2023 Boom Supersonic’s XB-1 jet cleared by FAA for flight tests
Boom's XB-1 supersonic jet has made significant progress on its path towards its maiden flight, set to take place over the Mojave Desert.
Commercial August 22, 2023 Boeing ferries MD-90 aircraft to California for X-66A modification as part of NASA project
The MD-90 was ferried to Palmdale, California, where it will undergo modifications to test the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing configuration as part of the development of the experimental X-66A aircraft.
Commercial August 22, 2023 De Havilland Canada confident in location for new manufacturing plant despite concerns
De Havilland is touting Wheatland County in Alberta as a well-chosen location for its proposed manufacturing plant as the company seeks to address concerns raised during an environmental review.
Commercial August 21, 2023 WISA aims to validate ‘more realistic’ vision standards for pilots to boost workforce
In a bid to overcome a pilot shortage in Canada, vision-science experts affiliated with the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Aeronautics are blazing a trail towards a potential solution through pioneering research.