Is automation eroding pilots' skills? Airline pilots have lost flying skills as automation takes over mundane tasks and may be startled when systems don't behave as expected, both of which have contributed to crashes, a U.S. government and industry report concluded.
Textron Inc. acquires Montreal-based SIM firm Mechtronix A remarkable Montreal business success story passed into U.S. hands last Friday when Textron Inc. acquired Mechtronix Inc., a Saint-Laurent, Que.-based maker of flight simulators and pilot training services.
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Bombardier recognized for innovation in aircraft design Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it was one of a group of 17 individuals and teams celebrated for their actions towards achieving sustainable business practices during the third annual Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (ECR) Awards.
Edmonton era ending with closure of City Centre Airport When Chris Blower takes off from Edmonton’s City Centre Airport for the last time next week, he knows he’ll be leaving a piece of his heart behind.
Myriad factors contributed to Keystone crash: TSB A Transportation Safety Board investigation has concluded poor weather, ice on the wings and the pilot’s inexperience landing in icy conditions contributed to a deadly plane crash near a remote Ontario reserve.