Category: Interesting Things

MF/ATF at Bromont, QC Part 2

MF/ATF at Bromont, QC Part 2

So after a week of comments and research, it’s time to answer the question. This is a unique problem. Mainly because of some of the procedures at Bromont. During glider ops you are not...

MF/ATF at Bromont, QC

MF/ATF at Bromont, QC

I had a reader send in a question about joining the circuit at Bromont airport a little while ago. I’ll let him explain it: On my first solo flight after getting my Licence, I...

The “new” CFS

The “new” CFS

I got the latest edition of the CFS (Nov 20-Jan 15) yesterday by mail and noticed something peculiar. It was much smaller! I would estimate approx 25% smaller when compared to the two editions...

Nick’s Icing Presentation

Nick’s Icing Presentation

Further to my last blog post. I’ve been able to obtain a copy of Nick’s presentation. I’ve made the original Power Point available. As well as a PDF. You just don’t get the cool...

Understand Why

Understand Why

Last week I attended this months Transport Canada Aviation Safety Seminar. The topic was winter weather and icing presented by a CBC Meterologist (Nick Czernkovich). I learned quite a few new things thanks to...

Fall Colours

A friend and I headed up to Parry Sound this past Saturday. I would recommend to everyone (In southern Ontario) to take advantage of this 23°C weather and blue skies to get into the...

Stuck Mike & ILS Lesson

Stuck Mike & ILS Lesson

This clip was posted to liveatc.net. Stuck mike during an ILS lesson. Personally I think I would have a hard time learning from this instructor. As always, comments from the peanut gallery after the...

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

That the following CBC Meterologists all have at least a PPL? I found this out by accident today at work while doing some research. John Sauder CBC News at Six Manitoba Johanna Wagstaffe CBC...

Oct 15th, Aviation Safety Seminar

Oct 15th, Aviation Safety Seminar

This months safety seminar is all about weather. CBC News Meteorologist Nick Czernkovich will cover the ins and outs of the fall and winter weather. Ground operations, fog, and aircraft icing are some of...

Porter Landing In The Windy City

Porter Landing In The Windy City

Porter announced today that they will be flying to Chicagos Midway airport starting November 12. Flights starting at $149. I’m sure if Meigs was still around, they’d be using that airport instead.