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Schedule For DME/ILS Replacements

Schedule For DME/ILS Replacements

NavCanada has a ANS service improvements project underway to upgrade some of the aging Air Navigation Systems equipment. AIC 47/08 and 48/08 outline the schedule for the upgrade of the DME and ILS equipment....

2009 Goals

2009 Goals

I hope everyone had a great holiday break! This was the first month in three years where I didn’t go flying once. I’m hoping that trend doesn’t continue. As 2008 leaves us, its on...

New Backend

New Backend

I’ve upgraded the site backend from MT 3.1 to MT 4.12. I’m pretty sure I’ve caught everything. However, if you notice any broken links or images, please let me know. The commenting system has...

Weather Systems Upgrade

Weather Systems Upgrade

NavCanada is undergoing a program to refresh the weather systems/stations across Canada. The program is split into four different categories: – AWOS – Ice Resistant Anemometers – Remote Digital Temperature Sensors and Displays –...

Name That Part: 2008/12/16

I was doing some research today and came across a device that will soon be used across Canada in the Aviation field. A Measuring Device I’m leaving it up to you to guess what...

Airport Idents on Maps

Airport Idents on Maps

Dear NavCanada, Next time you print the Toronto VTA and VNC, can you please put airport identifiers next to airports like you currently do with Navaids? Thanks, Blake

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...

Just in the nick of time.

Just in the nick of time.

This is a pretty scary video of a pilot who entered a flat spin (by accident) while trying to do a normal spin. I suspect the engine quit because the forces of the spin...

MF/ATF at Bromont, QC Part 2

MF/ATF at Bromont, QC Part 2

So after a week of comments and research, it’s time to answer the question. This is a unique problem. Mainly because of some of the procedures at Bromont. During glider ops you are not...