Sentient Vision aims to expand Cormorant search radar

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December 14, 2018

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Sentient Vision is hoping a visual detection and ranging (ViDAR) optical radar will be among the requirements for the CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade. Mike Reyno Photo

Sentient Vision aims to expand Cormorant search radar

When the DND finalizes the statement of work for the CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade, Sentient Vision is hoping a visual detection and ranging (ViDAR) optical radar will be among the requirements.

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 Today's News

Johanna Wagstaffe, a CBC journalist and private pilot, stands near the wreckage of CP Flight 21 during a recent visit to the crash site. CBC Photo

Bomb on board

Journalist Johanna Wagstaffe brought a pilot’s perspective to the CBC investigation into one of Canada’s largest unsolved mass murders.

The Commanding Officer of 400 Squadron, LCol Sheink, works with a young Sick Kids patient doing crafts during the squadron’s Operation Ho Ho Ho. Steve Bigg

Operation Ho Ho Ho trades helicopters for road convoy

Each year the RCAF’s 400 Air Maintenance Squadron from CFB Borden helps a group of volunteer elves to execute Operation Ho Ho Ho at SickKids Hospital in Toronto.

The new flight deck features will be available on all 2019 Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan EX turboprops.

Textron Aviation enhances Cessna turboprops with new flight deck features

Textron Aviation Inc. is bringing enhanced flight deck capabilities to new production Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan EX turboprop platforms.

Air Canada pilots and flight attendants offered gifts to arriving customers on select flights. Air Canada Photo

Air Canada arrival gate pop-ups treat travellers with warm welcomes

Air Canada is making travellers’ homecomings memorable around the world this holiday season with surprise pop-up boutiques at numerous airports.

From top to bottom: An RCAF CF-188 Hornet from 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron, a United States Navy EA-18G Growler, and an RCAF CF-188 Hornet from 401 Tactical Fighter Squadron fly the skies over Alberta on June 15, 2018, during Exercise Maple Flag 51.

RCAF postpones Exercise Maple Flag

The RCAF has decided to not conduct Exercise Maple Flag in 2019.


Buttonville plans for 'new normal' without control tower

As Buttonville airport prepares for the closure of its air traffic control tower, airport staff members have received training to ensure Buttonville stays open as a safe mandatory frequency airfield.

Pictured is the Northern Lights Class of 2018 from this year’s NLAF gala.

Nominations open for prestigious aviation and aerospace awards

The Northern Lights Aero Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 11th Annual Awards Program.


TSB calls for adequate aircraft de-icing equipment, regulations at remote northern airports

The recommendations stem from the TSB's ongoing investigation into the December 2017 collision with terrain of the West Wind Aviation ATR-42 in Fond-du-Lac, Sask.


Jean Charest hosts AIAC's Vision 2025 aerospace engagement day in Montreal

On Dec. 13, former Deputy Prime Minister and Quebec Premier Jean Charest hosted the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada’s Vision 2025 aerospace engagement day in Montreal, Que.


 News From The Web

TSB announcing safety recommendations stemming from Fond-du-Lac, Sask., plane crash


Brockville woman's dream of flight realized


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Congrats to Stuart Sanders for winning the grand prize in the 2018 Skies Photo Contest! Stuart submitted this amazing photo of the CF-18 Demo Hornet performing at Abbotsford, B.C.
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