Category: Training

Details on the New Aviation Booklet

Transport Canada has released detailed information about the new licence booklet. In a nutshell, they are treating the paper licenses more like a passport. Your ratings and medicals are stickers that you place into...

A Little Project…

There are a lot of online flight planning tools out there. However, none of them (that I’ve found) focus on Canadian planning. That said, a friend and I have been working on getting something...

Recent Crash Near Shelburne

Recent Crash Near Shelburne

A C-172 crashed a few days ago near Shelburne, Ontario (57351 8th Line SW, Melancthon, Ontario to be exact) there were three occupants. Two went to hospital and the pilot walked away. After reading...

VOT Facilities Being Decomissioned

VOT Facilities Being Decomissioned

AIC 36/08 outlines NavCanadas latest decommissioning project. NAV CANADA, the country’s provider of civil air navigation services, recently evaluated the requirement for very high frequency omnidirectional range (VOR) receiver test facilities (VOT) in Canada....

To Change A Lightbulb…

To Change A Lightbulb…

I was driving by the airport the other day and noticed that some obstruction lighting on telephone poles near the approach of 33 were burnt out (and have been for months). Does anyone know...

Toronto Propane Explosion, as heard from YYZ Ground

Toronto Propane Explosion, as heard from YYZ Ground

There was a recent fire in the Toronto area that was being fed from propane. There was some discussion about the incident at YYZ, on the ground frequency. It’s interesting to note that there...

Busy, busy, busy.

Busy, busy, busy.

Sorry for the lack of updates everyone. My day job is keeping me busy with the Olympics, plus some events in my personal life have also kept me away from flying. That said, I...

CRM? What about SRM?

CRM? What about SRM?

We’ve all heard of CRM. But what about Single Pilot Resource Management? The University of Western Ontario has a course on Single Pilot Resource Management. The course is only $50, and totally online. This...