Airbus's fello’fly demonstrator project applies the principles of wake-energy retrieval, used by migratory geese, as a way to reduce CO2 emissions on widebody operations. But flying two large passenger aircraft close together poses new operational challenges.
news April 2, 2021 Airbus, and not Boeing, qualifies for RCAF future tanker
Public Services and Procurement Canada on April 1 released a list of qualified suppliers to participate in the next phases of the RCAF’s Strategic Tanker Transport Capability project, and only Airbus Defence and Space's A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport made the cut.
news March 29, 2021 Op-ed: Canada’s next-generation fighter aircraft
Why the Block III Super Hornet could be the right choice for the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the best value for Canadian taxpayers.
news March 29, 2021 Snowbirds crash investigation report confirms bird was ingested into engine
The investigation into the May 2020 accident involving a CT-114 Tutor aircraft of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds has determined that a single bird was ingested into the engine of the aircraft following take-off, which resulted in a compressor stall and a loss of thrust.
news March 25, 2021 Air Canada preparing for retrojet rollout
Spotters, get your cameras ready: Air Canada's new Airbus A220-300 painted in Trans-Canada Air Lines heritage livery is set to begin revenue service in early April.
news March 23, 2021 Green aviation initiatives in Canada brought to standstill: GARDN
The Green Aviation Research and Development Network said a lack of government funding and the possible need to change its current structure to pursue its new sustainable aviation fuel mandate will decide where the organization goes from here.
news March 19, 2021 RCAF, USAF fighters and tankers conduct Arctic air defense exercise
A wide array of United States and Canadian fighter jets, tankers, and other military aircraft will be part of a NORAD air defense exercise in the Arctic from March 20 to 26.
news March 19, 2021 Iran blames ‘human error’ in downing of Flight 752; Canada wants more answers
Fourteen months after Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was shot down, Iran continues to blame "human error.” Canada said the report lacked "hard facts or evidence."
news March 18, 2021 From pilot to president: meet Levi Stockton
Stockton, founder and president of California-based Advanced Air, shares his story of how he built a scheduled commuter and private charter airline from the ground up, and lessons learned along the way.