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English Language

English Language

When I got my new license from TC with my night rating on it, there was an additional “rating” as well that I didn’t recognize. It was the English proficiency rating. Here are the...

Special VFR

Special VFR

Special VFR allows a pilot to land or take-off (in daylight only) during weather that is considered to be IFR. This is especially useful if the weather is crappier than forecast at a destination,...

Look Out Below

Look Out Below

John Lee, a manager with the Transportation Safety Board, confirmed the ice — made up of toilet water, antifreeze, disinfectant and human waste — came from an airplane bathroom. Yup! Some “toilet debis” from...

Welcome Aviation.ca Users!

Welcome Aviation.ca Users!

Hello and welcome to my blog. You are probably here because of my latest post about my syndication ending at aviation.ca. I encourage you to check out the rest of the site to see...

More Questions About The CFS

I got the latest copy of the CFS in the mail last week and took a quick glance at Buttonvilles page to see if they noted the new position of the tower. They did....

Twenty Five Squared

Twenty Five Squared

Chalk 1.3 hours under the multi column in my log book! I was able to get up yesterday for my first in plane multi-engine lesson to tackle circuits. I was demonstrated the first one,...

Current Once Again

Current Once Again

I was able to get up yesterday for a ultra quick flight to keep my rental currency for another thirty days. I did it with a FI in the schools newest airplanes; a C172S....

We’re number 8!

We’re number 8!

Buttonville is now the 8th busiest airport in Canada, up 14.6% from last year with 168,258 aircraft movements in 2007. I have no explanation for the increase other than perhaps just an overall increase...