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Multi-Engine Ground Briefing

Multi-Engine Ground Briefing

The weather was too crappy on Saturday to fly the Seminole, so my lesson just comprised of a ground briefing. We went over such things as asymmetric thrust, constant speed props, and various systems...

Your VNC Might Be Affected

Your VNC Might Be Affected

An AIP Supplement was released that describes a potentially dangerous error on the latest version of the Toronto VNC. Great care is taken to ensure accurate geographical representation of aeronautical information on these charts....

Multi-Engine Resources Pt. 2

Multi-Engine Resources Pt. 2

A while back I asked anyone if they knew of some good resources for learning about multi-engine concepts. Since then I’ve been slowly collecting and finding the necessary information. I hope this list will...

Air France/YYZ Update

Air France/YYZ Update

The TSB has released an update to the Air France investigation. Some of the new findings that were presented in the report are: – A lightning strike damaged the wind direction and speed recording...

Class D Airport Closing

Class D Airport Closing

Buttonville’s airspace is class D during hours of operation (They close at 11pm at night). Outside of those hours it’s class E. I’ve always wondered what would happen when someone needs to land just...

Flight to Kitchener/Waterloo

Flight to Kitchener/Waterloo

I have been keeping a close eye on the forecast all day Saturday. I can see the sun shining through the window, however the TAF was telling me something different. Today’s flight might be...

Possible Flight To Midland

Possible Flight To Midland

I’ve almost exhausted visiting almost every possible aerodrome with a paved runway within a 2 hour (round trip) flight from Buttonville. I’m planning on tackling Midland (CYEE) tomorrow. The weather last weekend was below...

Added Captcha To Site

Added Captcha To Site

I get a lot of comment spam. 99.9% of it is blocked because I don’t allow URLs in my comments. Unfortunately this causes a few legitimate comments to end up being deleted because they...