Articles Archive for October 2011
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The Aviation Safety Letter (ASL) is a Transport Canada publication that is mailed to every pilot, controller, and aircraft mechanic in Canada (and I’m sure elsewhere).
Starting with issue 1/2012 they will be publishing the letter online only. You will no longer get a paper copy in the mail.
I personally enjoyed getting the hard copy every quarter. It made good reading material on the train, bus, streetcar, etc…
If you would like to continue receiving the ASL (albeit the digital copy going forward) you will need to fill out the form at …
Air Law, Airmanship, Featured, Ground School, Interesting Things »
When you plan a flight, do you check the relevant NOTAMs? How do you know if they are important to you and your flight?
Did you know that if you cause a danger, incident, or accident because you didn’t check the NOTAMS you can be “charged” under CAR 602.71?
A NOTAM, or Notice To Airmen, is a way for Air Traffic Controllers (and other entities) to deliver important and timley information to the pilot. A NOTAM can disseminate information to:
Notify pilots of an error in a publication. In this case, the information …
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Being a pilot is great. You have the freedom to fly where ever you like. So once you’ve got a few $300 hamburgers (when was the last time it was $100?) under you belt, you’re looking for something new.
Here are a list of some things you can do after getting that licence.
Join an Organization
There are two main organizations you can join in Canada:
EAA is probably most famous for setting up Airventure in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. However, they do have a Canadian presence. EAA is all about sharing the passion for flying …