Skies February / March 2018 Edition Out Now!

DANCING WITH JACK FROST

When winter comes to town, the Snowball dance starts at Toronto Pearson International Airport’s Central Deicing Facility. It’s a highly choreographed performance starring a number of players who work together to send aircraft safely on their way.
By Lisa Gordon


ON-TIME DEPARTURE: THE C SERIES IN SERVICE

Skies contacted launch operators Swiss International Air Lines and airBaltic to find out how the C Series is performing in the field.
By Kenneth I. Swartz


REGULATIONS IN THE REAL WORLD

Many operators are concerned about the practical and financial implications of proposed changes to Transport Canada’s fatigue management regulations.
By Ben Forrest


NORTHERN NEXT-GEN?

Nav Canada is currently studying the possibility of an ADS-B Out mandate in Canadian airspace.
By Norm Matheis


MANAGED SHORTFALL

The RCAF is addressing staffing shortages through targeted and creative retention and recruitment strategies. By Chris Thatcher


FIXED FOCUS

With an emphasis on “repair, don’t replace,” Winnipeg-based Advanced Composite Structures delivers innovative fixed- and rotary-wing component repair services.
By Dayna Fedy


IN THE CIRCUIT: EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Thinking outside the box is a deliberate strategy in Edmonton, home to one of North America’s most progressive airports.
By Ben Forrest


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