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Flight to Burlington a Partial Success

Flight to Burlington a Partial Success

The whole idea of flying to Burlington last weekend was to experience flying in Class C airspace with flight following. ATC no diced me. I ended up going under YYZs class C shelf at...

Snowbird Died Due To Fauly Seatbelt

Snowbird Died Due To Fauly Seatbelt

I just read this story from CBC about the cause of the death of a Snowbird last May. Turns out that his seatbelt failed while he was inverted which caused him to fall out...

Toronto Airways Gets New Website

Toronto Airways Gets New Website

Don’t know when this happened, but looks like Toronto Airways has much needed new look to their website. It includes a new section for the Prop Shop where you can buy stuff online. Check...

Need Advice: VFR In Class “C” and Flight Following

Need Advice: VFR In Class “C” and Flight Following

I have yet to venture into YYZs class C airspace in the 1.5 years I’ve been flying out of Buttonville. There has been no need for me to, until now. I want to head...

A Night Of Firsts

A Night Of Firsts

My first lesson for my night rating was last night. It went well! I got to meet my new FI when I showed up at dispatch at 8:30, she’s extremely nice. Since legal night...

Buttonville’s New ILS… sorta.

Buttonville’s New ILS… sorta.

Nav Canada is upgrading Buttonville’s ILS system. No new functionality is being added, just installing a new localizer. In order to accommodate this two month outage, Nav Canada is producing a GNSS approach for...

Land, Air, and Sea

My second flight as a licenced pilot took me to Stanhope/Haliburton airport (CND4) with a friend who has a cottage up there. Departing Runway 15 We departed Buttonville at about 8:45 and headed up...

Nav Canada Level of Service Survey

Nav Canada Level of Service Survey

I encourage everyone to fill out the survey that NavCanada is conducting to improve the level of service in the Windsor-Toronto-Montreal Airspace. Feel free to voice your concerns and if you have any questions...

Presentation: Porter Airlines

Presentation: Porter Airlines

As requested, you can download a copy of my presentation on Porter Airlines that I did in my Personnel Management class last night. Download the PDF! On another note, I recently went on my...