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Feb 23: National Aviation Day

Feb 23: National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day was declared in 2009 by the Honourable John Baird, MP, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities. This yearly celebration will allow us to remember our past achievements and help chart the...

Canadian IFR Approach Plates

Canadian IFR Approach Plates

I just discovered this online today. The Canadian Air Pilot are approach plates from Nav Canada for all airports in Canada with IFR approaches. The country is divided up into 6 sections, each section...

Flying Or Love?

You might have heard the about who the latest Bachelor is on the current season of The Bachelor. This season is called “on the wings of love” because the Bachelor is a pilot. I...

A Typical Flight With Blake

A Typical Flight With Blake

I had the pleasure of flying Jim and my co-worker Massimo this past September around the city. Great times had by all, Jim captured it for posterity and posted it on You Tube. Check...

Want to Work for NavCanada?

Want to Work for NavCanada?

NavCanada will be at the The National Job Fair and Training Expo in Toronto. Wednesday March 24th, 2010. You will be able to find them in Booth # 912, in the Employment Pavillion. At...

Do You Monitor 121.5?

Do You Monitor 121.5?

It’s been a year since the cospas-sarsat program stopped monitoring 121.5Mhz for distress signals. However, Transport Canada has provided a grace period for aircraft owners to move to the new 406Mhz ELTs. This means...

Logbook Updated

Logbook Updated

I spent the last two hours cleaning up my logbook and putting in missing entries. Let this be a lesson! Always update your logbook after every flight! I’ve updated the my hours on this...

Loran-C No More In the USA

Loran-C No More In the USA

The United States Coast Guard is going to terminate the LORAN-C service this February. The full service shutdown wont be complete until October of this year. Meanwhile, the Department of Homeland Security has certified...