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Toronto Airspace Restrictions during G20

Toronto Airspace Restrictions during G20

Earlier this month, Nav Canada published the details of the airspace closures for the G8 and G20 summits in Southern Ontario. You can view the details by taking a look at AIP Supplement 11/10....

Density Altitude in METARs

Density Altitude in METARs

Here in Canada, we like to use the Remarks section in a METAR. Take a look at this example: CYYZ 280200Z 36007KT 15SM FEW040 FEW120 BKN230 22/16 A2987 RMK SC1AC2CI1 SLP112 The stuff after...

Personal Operating Procedures (Draft)

Personal Operating Procedures (Draft)

So I have my first crack at setting up my own personal operating procedures (POPs). The document is far from complete, but I’m looking for some early feedback from you, my beloved readers, as...

Quick Update

Quick Update

I’ve been pretty busy with World Flight Planner this past month, we’re getting ready to launch real soon now! I also have about half of my Personal Operating Procedures done too, which I will...

Meigs Field

I had the pleasure of visiting Chicago for two days with my girlfriend. We had a great time, the weather was perfect and we were able to see all the sights on our list,...

Owning an Aircraft Seminar

Owning an Aircraft Seminar

Aviation Unlimited at Buttonville is putting on a free 1.5 hour long seminar this Monday, April 26th at 7pm. The seminar will cover such things as: Choices & Your Flying Objectives, Buying Operating Costs...

Personal Operating Procedures

Personal Operating Procedures

The latest edition of the Aviation Safety Letter published by Transport Canada has an interesting article about something called Personal Operating Procedures. Standard Operating Procedures (or SOPs) are used extensively in the commercial aviation...

ICAO! Now Validating Your Passport

ICAO! Now Validating Your Passport

I have to renew my passport, so I was digging around a few websites to download the appropriate forms when I came across the Passport Canada’s website about their new ePassport. In 2012, Passport...

Not Flying, Coding!

Not Flying, Coding!

I haven’t done much flying lately. I’ve been busy with my other project, World Flight Planner. We just released a new version the other day that has some pretty nifty features. If you’re interested...

Best Flight Bag… Ever!

Best Flight Bag… Ever!

I currently use an ASA Flight Bag to carry my headset, documentations, POHs, etc.. It is a “duffel style” bag that is large, heavy, and well, kinda sucks (photo). I came across this new...