Category: Training

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.

Flight to Goderich

I was looking for someone to go flying with me last week. I had booked the 172R (this one, unlike the S model, has over a dozen fuel drains!) for a night flight at...

Friday Videos

Friday Videos

I went on a flight this past week to Goderich, for which I have a post lined up. In the mean time, enjoy these videos! Fly-by on Oakland Airport Control Tower

Airport For Sale

Airport For Sale

After the tragic death of the owner of Greenbank Airport in an ultralight accident (CADORS: 2008O1622), his wife is selling the airport. Mickys wife, Dorothy had this to say: While I am confident in...

Someone Made It!

Someone Made It!

I would just like to “officially” congratulate one of my class mates. I think he was a semester a head of me and he just got a job at Durham College as a flight...