TSB aims to reduce air taxi risks

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November 8, 2019

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Often, air taxi operators have no set schedules and fly into remote areas in uncontrolled airspace, with few aerodromes or navigation aids and sparse weather information. Simon Blakesley Photo

TSB aims to reduce air taxi risks

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board is making a series of recommendations that it says will go a long way to improving the safety record of aviation operators who carry fewer than 10 passengers.

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 Today's News

The first Airbus A220-300 for Air Canada on Nov. 7, 2019, rolling out of the painting hangar at the A220 final assembly plant in Mirabel, Que. Airbus Photo

The first A220 for Air Canada rolls out of the painting hangar

Airbus unveils the first Canadian-made A220-300 aircraft destined for a Canadian airline.

Chief WO Serge Harvey, squadron chief warrant officer of 407 Squadron, prepares to be high-fived by a toddler during his meeting with the latest generation of descendants of the Milorg, local residents, and the Canadian crew at a small wooden cabin named “Little Canada”, in the mountains — the place where the Canadians hid while the Milorg coordinated an escape from Norway back to Allied territory. Callie Biddle Photo

75th anniversary of 407 Squadron aircraft forced landing in Norway

How members of Milorg, the Second World War-era Norwegian resistance movement, and local residents helped six Canadian airmen escape Nazi-occupied Norway after a forced landing.


Levaero Aviation newest member of International Aircraft Dealers Association

IADA dealers and brokers do business in the more than 100 countries and handle more than 50 per cent of used business jet transactions globally.

Galen Burrows Photo

NBAA, IBAC renounce calls for restricting U.K. airport access for Business Aircraft

The two associations emphasized that such proposals disproportionately target a single transportation mode with a proven record on carbon reduction.

Jazz Aviation Photo

Chorus president and CEO to be inducted into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame

As a founder of Air Nova, Joseph Randell's vision led to the growth and diversification of Chorus Aviation to become a billion-dollar corporation.


 News From The Web

Boeing confirms it is taking part in Canada's future fighter jet competition
 Source: thechronicleherald.ca


Safety watchdog urges changes to reduce accidents among Canada's small air carriers
 Source: thestar.com


Air cadet squadron helps local youth take flight in more ways than one
 Source: cochranetimes.com


'Innovative': Drone delivery service takes flight in Milton next year
 Source: insidehalton.com


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An Alkan Air Cessna 208 taking off from a misty lake in Whitehorse, Yukon. Photo submitted by Simon Blakesley (Instagram user @simon_blakesley) using #skiesmag.

An Alkan Air Cessna 208 taking off from a misty lake in Whitehorse, Yukon. Photo submitted by Simon Blakesley (Instagram user @simon_blakesley) using #skiesmag.
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