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    Soaring at 3,000 feet in a glider with just the wind and freedom to fly through the sky is what 16-year-old Cadet Sergeant Max Warren got to do this past summer while earning his private glider pilot license. This was a culmination of three months of one night a week ground school locally then applying for the glider flying summer program, more ground school once selected. More

    CAE and APS to provide upset prevention and recovery training to CAE Oxford Aviation Academy cadets    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    CAE and Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) have announced an extension of their partnership to provide comprehensive academic and in-flight Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) to flight instructors and student cadets attending CAE Oxford Aviation Academy flight school programs. Student pilots will receive Basic UPRT training with options for an upgrade program. Instructors will go through a Professional Pilot UPRT program. More

    Helicopter ambulance ready for work
    The Saskatchewan Star-Phoenix    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The traffic crash that almost killed John Cowan happened during rush hour on the last day of the Calgary Stampede. With traffic gridlocked on the Deerfoot Trail, a STARS helicopter ambulance saved precious minutes, dropping gently into the crash site. The medical team secured the unconscious patient and started treatment, even as the agile aircraft lifted off and sailed over the city to the hospital. More


    International demand for a Heavy-Duty version of this design has prompted Zenair Ltd to offer a significantly beefed-up version of the all-metal high-wing 4-seat aircraft. Originally aimed at operators seeking a low-cost precision agricultural sprayer, the basic CH 801-HD is now also available to kit-builders seeking a high-performance STOL aircraft. More...

    Canadian Rockies International Airport wins coveted award
    The Kootenay Advertiser    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    he British Columbia Aviation Council (BCAC) has just announced the winners of the Aviation Awards for 2012. The awards will be presented at the Oct. 25 Silver Wings Awards gala at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) South Terminal along with $10,000 in scholarships to deserving students in the fields of flying, engineering and aviation management in programs from all over British Columbia. More

    In the U.S., opposition builds to general aviation user fees
    News Channel 5    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It could soon cost more for some aircraft to fly the friendly skies. In President Obama's fiscal year 2013 budget, he is proposing a $100 per flight user fee. The fee would apply to general aviation aircraft like medical, cargo and charter flights. More


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    Toronto Pearson announces new board chair    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Board of Directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Vijay Jeet Kanwar as Chair of the Board of Directors effective Jan. 1, 2013. More

    Helipad's landing status remains a concern
    The Whistler Question    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Whistler Health Care Centre's helipad remains an emergency concern, as the current flight path needed to land single-engine helicopters requires additional tree removal work that Vancouver Coastal Health is not willing to take on. An employee from VCH, the medical service provider that operates the clinic, spoke anonymously with concerns that the helipad currently only allows for the landing of twin-engine helicopters, the type of aircraft used by B.C. Ambulance. More

    CF-18 joins Selkirk reunion
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    West Kootenay residents' eyes were drawn skyward late last month as the roar of jet engines broke the silence. A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet fighter jet arrived at the West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar. The jet was piloted by Selkirk College graduate, Captain Max Cameron. Cameron took the opportunity to combine his air force required flight time with a visit to the Selkirk College Aviation facility and his aviation roots. More

    War museum vandalism 'beyond distasteful'
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    Ottawa police are looking for the public's help to find two men who spray-painted a swastika on a Canadian War Museum airplane in August. They said two men, who arrived in separate four-door dark coloured vehicles, spray-painted a swastika and 'offensive message' on a Royal Canadian Air Force plane in the early morning hours. More

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    FAA approves type certification for S-76D helicopter
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    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Type Certificate for the S-76D™ helicopter, moving the aircraft forward to its highly anticipated delivery into the medium-sized marketplace. More

    Aviation turns to technology to shape future
    Michigan Live    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Federal Aviation Administration is tapping into Western Michigan University's College of Aviation program to find industry training and cost solutions. The college is tackling the nation-wide research task by investing in technology. WMU has been chosen to join the Center for Excellence Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability, a federal consortium of universities led by Purdue University that will find ways to create sharing partnerships between academia, industry and government for general aviation and safety topics over the next decade. More

    Chorus's soaring yields will soon succumb to gravity
    The Globe and Mail    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Chorus Aviation offers its investors one of the loftiest yields on the Toronto market, but the betting is that the days of its outsized payout are numbered. After all, shareholders can seldom avail themselves of an eye-popping 18.3-per-cent yield — about 10 times greater than what is on offer from safe 10-year Government of Canada bonds — without there being a catch somewhere. More
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