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Logging Time in Foreign Airplanes/Countries

Logging Time in Foreign Airplanes/Countries

I’m going to be heading to Australia in about a month and was going to see if I can take up an airplane around Sydney while I’m there. I haven’t done any research on...

It’s All About CYTZ

The Canadian International Air Show is on in Toronto this weekend. As such, the airspace in the city is now restricted (check the notams for date/times). I’ve put together a quick google map of...

Low Level Airspace Changes in Ontario

Low Level Airspace Changes in Ontario

I just read about this today, but haven’t heard anything from Nav Canada as to an implementation date. The Short of it: All class “G” airspace above 2,500′ in the south and 3,500′ in...

Tubular Clouds

Wired has short but cool article about these “tubular clouds” that form in Queensland every fall. Not sure if they mean Southern Hemisphere fall, or Northern Hemisphere fall. These long, crazy-looking clouds can grow...

Can’t Build a Bridge? Fine, We’ll Build a Tunnel!

Can’t Build a Bridge? Fine, We’ll Build a Tunnel!

The Toronto Star is reporting that Porter would like to build a tunnel connecting the island airport with the mainland. The tunnel would be 8 metres wide, 4 metres high and outfitted with moving...

Girls Only!

Girls Only!

In an attempt to bring more women in to the world of Air Traffic Controllers, Air Traffic Control the Netherlands is hosting a Girls Only event at their Schiphol tower. Essentially its an open...

You Dont See This Every Day

You Dont See This Every Day

Check out this SPECI from Buttonville SPECI CYKZ 202221Z 17011G19KT 12SM TS FC BKN048CB OVC062CB RMK CB6CB2 FUNNEL CLOUD REPD DIST NW CB W-NE MOVG NE FRQ LTGICCG NW=

UPDATED: Buttonville Airport May Move

UPDATED: Buttonville Airport May Move

UPDATE: The Globe and Mail has an article pretty much confirming the selling/moving of the airport. In the latest development with Buttonville, yorkregion.com is reporting that the Siftons may move Buttonville to a new...