Innovations
After one hundred years of powered flight in Canada, the disparity that remains in navigation avionics is intriguing.
If you or your firm happen to be in the process of getting a new, from-the-factory aircraft, chances are that the cockpit will look dramatically different from your old and trusted machine
More than a century after the first recorded bird strike – involving aero pioneer Orville Wright and birds he was chasing while flying near Dayton, Ohio – US Airways Flight 1549 collided with a flock of Canada geese at approximately 3,100 feet over New York City on Jan. 15, 2009.
In an obscure corner of what was once Canadian Forces Base Toronto (i.e., Downsview airport) in north-central Toronto, leading-edge scientific research and testing has been conducted for 55 years
Who would have thought a few years ago that an early partnership with Garmin and constant airframe refinements would accelerate the Diamond DA40 to the quintessence of private aviation?
The twin-turboprop DHC-5 Buffalo is a legendary STOL aircraft, which is why Arctic Sunwest Charters (ASC) of Yellowknife, N.W.T., flies two of them in the Far North.
The term enabling technology could have been tailor-made for airport wireless communication systems.
In his 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn  discusses the processes by which scientific theory evolves and the guiding paradigms of science change; e.g., the emerging understanding that our planets rotate around the sun, rather than the Earth. On a smaller scale, but with a remarkable fit to the processes Kuhn describes, is the story of how a Montreal-based company, Mechtronix Systems, stood an established technological paradigm on its head and introduced its own.
Nav Canada’s next-generation AWOS.
There is a familiarity and comfort that comes from older things. They have provenance, a proven track record, and make you feel comfortable.
With WAAS, Everyone Should Know
Canada’s workhorses in for the long haul.
Pratt & Whitney’s Flying Testbeds.
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