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Buttonville Airport to Close

Well… looks like this is the final nail in the coffin for the Buttonville Airport. Armadale Co. Limited and The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited have announced that they will be closing the airport and...

Brrr! and Other Cold Things

Brrr! and Other Cold Things

‘Tis a chilly one in the land of CYYZ this morning. According the expansion of mercury in a glass tube graduated with with the centigrade scale, it was 1°C this morning. Frost on the...

IFR Rating in Toronto

IFR Rating in Toronto

I’m doing some preliminary research into getting my IFR rating in Toronto. My rough plan is to see if I can start up in the spring, and get ‘er done before the end of...

Hangar Talk Survey

Hangar Talk Survey

Seneca College is performing a survey to gather real-world examples of flying scenarios. They are going to use the information gathered by this survey to come up with training and flight simulator scenarios. The...

360 Degree Cockpit Views

360 Degree Cockpit Views

The National Museums of Scotland has put together a few 360° views of The Concorde, a Jaguar fighter bomber, an Avro Vulcan, and a De Havilland Comet. The views are pretty high resolution and...

New Site Design

New Site Design

I’ve converted my blog from Movable Type to WordPress. I’ve done extensive testing to ensure that all the links and images from the old site still work. Please let me know if you discover...

Flying in the North Atlantic

Flying in the North Atlantic

It happens hundreds of times a day. Aircraft flying from North America To Europe. In all cases they must travel across the North Atlantic Ocean. An agreement between Canada, USA, Iceland, Ireland, and the...