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Fuel shortage grounds pilots, flight schools

Thousands of general aviation pilots across Canada continue to be affected as a nationwide fuel shortage enters its third week.

March 6, 2018  By The Calgary Herald

On Feb. 13, Imperial Oil notified Transport Canada about possible quality-control issues with aviation gasoline produced at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton since Dec. 28 — specifically concerning the fuel’s electrical conductivity, potentially causing the aircraft’s on-board fuel gauge sensors to display incorrect readings. | READ MORE


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