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Ghosts of Octobers Past

Posted October 16, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

Columnist/Pilot Justin Schlechter shares a story of flight crew really earning their paychecks, as the the autumn nights over Alaska bring some challenges in their 747 at the end of a long Pacific hop.

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And you thought that car fire on the LIE was hard to get to?
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Aviation News

Truck Fire? Call In For Air Support!

Posted August 9, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

When your truck catches fire while on the Trans-Labrador Highway, you are in a pretty tight spot? The nearest town, let alone a fire truck, may be hundreds of miles away, and the fire might spread to nearby nearby trees long before help arrives. So, what do you do? Call in air support, that’s what! […]

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The Cessna 208 went down nearly 430 miles north of Winnipeg. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Crashes

Cessna Crash In Central Canada Kills 1, Injures 7

Posted November 21, 2012 by BNO News

A pilot who was the son of an airline owner was killed Sunday and seven others were injured when a Cessna Caravan crashed in Manitoba.






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Rendering of a WestJet Bombardier Dash 8 Q400. (Image by Bombardier)
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Airline News

WestJet Encore Is The Name of WestJet’s New Canadian Regional Carrier

Posted October 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Canada’s WestJet on Thursday revealed the name for its planned regional carrier: WestJet Encore.






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The Harbin Y-12 transport plane crashed near the capital. (Map by Google/Matt Molnar)
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Military Plane Chartered to Transport Gold Crashes in Mauritania Killing 7

Posted July 15, 2012 by BNO News

A military plane chartered by Canadian gold miner Kinross crashed shortly after takeoff Thursday in the African country of Mauritania, killing all seven people on board






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An Air Canada Boeing 767-300ER (C-GEOQ) seen lifting off from Montreal (left: Photo by Gordon Gebert Jr.). A radar image of Venus from the Magellan spacecraft. (right: Image by NASA)
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Airline News

Drowsy Air Canada Pilot Dives Plane to Avoid Hitting Venus: Yup, the Planet

Posted April 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

It’s not often that the pilots of earth-based vehicles are forced to make risky, evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with other worlds, but that’s exactly what an Air Canada pilot did last year, a government investigation has revealed.






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Map of North Spirit Lake Airport plane crash Ontario Canada
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Plane Crashes in Canada Blizzard, Killing Four

Posted January 11, 2012 by BNO News

Four people were killed late Tuesday morning when a Piper PA-31 Navajo crashed in northwestern Ontario, officials said on Wednesday. One person survived the crash.






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Saskatchewan crash map
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Northern Canada Float Plane Crash Kills 5

Posted July 1, 2011 by BNO News

Five people were killed when a DHC-2 Beaver float plane used by a hunting lodge to transport guests crashed into a lake in northern Saskatchewan on Thursday.






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One Dead as Plane Carrying 10 Crashes in Western Canada

Posted October 25, 2010 by BNO News

One person was killed and several others were injured when a small plane carrying ten people crashed in western Canada, officials said.






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A DHC-2 Beaver, like this one above, crashed in Quebec, Canada, killing four. (Photo by Josh Akbar)
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Four Die When Small Plane Crashes in Quebec, Canada

Posted July 17, 2010 by BNO News

Four people were killed and two injured when a DHC-2 Beaver aircraft crashed in a remote area of northern Quebec on Friday morning.






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