news August 23, 2011 First Air Flight 6560

TSB crash site review delayed pending completion of RCMP and coroner investigations.

news August 12, 2011 Communication Breakdown: Bridging the gap between pilots and AMEs

Communication is the dynamic process of transmitting, receiving and interpreting messages. In the context of aviation technical dispatch these messages are usually spoken or written. Making assumptions about unspoken or unwritten messages is a dangerous habit which can introduce risk where airworthiness is concerned.

news August 12, 2011 Aircraft Await POCs from Transport Canada

Effective April 1, 2011, Transport Canada resumed full responsibility for issuing private operator certificates (POCs) to new applicants as well as for processing changes to existing certificate holders. Canadian aircraft operators continue to be responsible for complying with requirements for maintaining their aircraft and Transport Canada continues to assess compliance.