Conair Group: Hot wings

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February 14, 2020

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A Canadair CL-415 operated by Conair's U.S. division, Aero-Flite, drops water over a fire in California. U.S. Forest Service Photo

Conair Group: Hot wings

Since 1969, Conair Group Inc. has specialized in designing, building and operating aerial firefighting aircraft.

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 Today's News

Joy Parker Blackwood, middle, seen here with NLAF director Lesley Page, left, and Capt Judy Cameron, right, one of the NLAF's directors. NLAF Photo

Q&A with Joy Parker Blackwood

Skies talks with the president of the Northern Lights Aero Foundation about the organization’s mission, goals and future efforts to promote women in aviation and aerospace.

People at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport fill out immigration papers in anticipation for an evacuation to the European Union. Canada recently announced it has plans for evacuating Canadians in place. Arek Rataj/The Associated Press

ICAO makes economic impact estimates related to Coronavirus

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has produced some preliminary forecasts relating to the expected economic impacts from COVID-19 travel bans.

Porter Airlines staff help passengers at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

CTA looking into complaints regarding reasons for flight delays or cancellations

The Canadian Transportation Agency opened an inquiry into complaints from air passengers alleging that airlines are not accurately communicating the reasons for flight delays or cancellations.


BGen (Ret) Rick Pitre joins AIAC

Pitre will manage AIAC’s space committee and provide policy and government relations support to the membership as part of the AIAC government relations team.


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 Photo Of The Week

De-icing fluid trails off this Air Canada Express De Havilland Canada Dash 8 as it departs Montreal-Trudeau International. Photo submitted by Joe Addona (Instagram user @sa_yul) using #skiesmag.

De-icing fluid trails off this Air Canada Express De Havilland Canada Dash 8 as it departs Montreal-Trudeau International. Photo submitted by Joe Addona (Instagram user @sa_yul) using #skiesmag.
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The Feb/Mar issue celebrates the A220 at Air Canada and Harbour Air's ePlane. We profile Conair and fly the Kodiak 100 amphib. Plus: Imagine being alone in the air!

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