Category: Interesting Things

Setting Up Your GPS Handheld

You can buy aviation specific gps units for $500 and up. These can include features such as terrain alerts, weather radar overlay, and a database of air space, way points, intersections, etc.. There is...

My Toronto ACC Tour

My Toronto ACC Tour

(This is all from memory, so apologies if I get anything wrong) The tour of the Toronto ACC was awesome. Our tour guide was great, he was able to answer all of my questions....

EC Radar Updated

Environment Canada has updated their Radar page to include more information on their maps. You can now add roads, rivers, and smaller towns on the radar map. They have also updated their Radar help...

New Lighting at YTZ

New Lighting at YTZ

I got the next version of the CFS in the mail today and decided to take a look at the changes. There was only one change from the last version: New lighting system in...

Pending Changes…

Pending Changes…

I wont be flying at all this week and my flight on Sunday was canceled because of poor weather. So this means that it’s study week. I have a mid-term in my Basic Aircraft...

First Impressions…

Last nights class was interesting. We had some extra time left over so the teacher pulled out his training CD-ROMs for the 747-400 and we went through the hydraulic and landing gear systems. The...