Category: Training

London International Airport

London International Airport

My original plan was to fly to Kingston on Sunday. The weather didn’t play nice thanks to an approaching warm front. So, I decided to head west instead to London instead. I took along...

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 CRFI, Part 2

The CRFI, Part 2

Let’s take a look at an example METAR with CRFI data in it: CYFB CRFI 17/35 -22 .34 0201190630 In order, the block of data contains: Airport/Station Ident CRFI Indicator Runway Temperature CRFI value...

The CRFI

The CRFI

Back in January of 2007, I breifly talked about the Canadian Runway Friction Index (CRFI). With the recent winter-like weather in Southern Ontario I figured this would be a good time to go into...

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...