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The Globe and Mail
What's wrong with buying a right-hand drive vehicle?laws do not ban the sale of newly manufactured or used imported right-hand driv
What's wrong with buying a right-hand drive vehicle?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
laws do not ban the sale of newly manufactured or used imported right-hand drive vehicles in Canada,” Daniel Savoie, Transport Canada spokesman, said in an e-mail. “However, for imported vehicles newer than 15 years of age, the manufacturer... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary police troubled over rise in drone complaintswant to have fun with these things,” he said. “They just don’t realize the imp
Calgary police troubled over rise in drone complaints
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
want to have fun with these things,” he said. “They just don’t realize the implications of what can happen with them.” Transport Canada is in the process of developing new regulations that will address the safety requirements of UAVs, according... Read more
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CBC.ca
Fuel cells set to power up the drone industrytransportation and aviation authorities announced national guidelines for non-r
Fuel cells set to power up the drone industry
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
transportation and aviation authorities announced national guidelines for non-recreational unmanned aircraft under 25 kg. Transport Canada requires commercial drone operators to get a special flight certificate advising how the UAV can be used. As... Read more
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BC Local News
CRD explores jet ski ban on Elk Lakein exploring an all-out ban on gas powered motors in regional lakes. Operation
CRD explores jet ski ban on Elk Lake
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
in exploring an all-out ban on gas powered motors in regional lakes. Operation of vessels on the water is overseen by Transport Canada, but the CRD can make recommendations to them. “We asked our staff to contact [Transport Canada] to see if... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Float Plane Crash on Fairbanks LakeAs of this time, the plane is believed to resting at the bottom of the lake in
Float Plane Crash on Fairbanks Lake
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
As of this time, the plane is believed to resting at the bottom of the lake in approximately 130 feet of water. Transport Canada Investigators and members of the OPP’s Underwater Recovery Unit will be assisting with the investigation and... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Helmut Neuper is the new president and CEO of MTU Maintenance Canadaan increasing role in MTU's service offerings. MTU Maintenance Canada is a mai
Helmut Neuper is the new president and CEO of MTU Maintenance Canada
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
an increasing role in MTU's service offerings. MTU Maintenance Canada is a maintenance organization approved by the FAA, Transport Canada and other aviation authorities. It is authorized to inspect, repair, overhaul and test aircraft engines,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Pilot missing after he crashes into Sudbury lakein the City of Greater Sudbury, located west of the downtown core. In addition
Pilot missing after he crashes into Sudbury lake
The Sudbury Star / Posted 5 days ago
in the City of Greater Sudbury, located west of the downtown core. In addition to members of the service’s search and rescue team and CFB Trenton personnel, Transport Canada investigators and OPP divers will be on the scene helping t... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
ARSA Releases Tool for Complying with MAG 6 as EASA Responds on 'Inventory' DefinitionMAG defines a PAH as EU Production Organization Approval (POA) holders, FAA Pro
ARSA Releases Tool for Complying with MAG 6 as EASA Responds on 'Inventory' Definition
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
MAG defines a PAH as EU Production Organization Approval (POA) holders, FAA Production Approval Holders (PAH) and Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) Manufacturer Certificate Holders (MCH). FAA PAHs are production certificate (PC)... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Train whistles continue to irk Cramahe residentsstandard required if there are no whistles, but Koehl says the council did not
Train whistles continue to irk Cramahe residents
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
standard required if there are no whistles, but Koehl says the council did not question the cost estimates, nor contact Transport Canada to establish what work is actually required to come up to “silent” standards. He suggested the Victoria St.... Read more
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CBC.ca
Expect bylaw officers and possible fines at Prince of Wales Bridge, Ottawa mayor warnswill have to be a more sturdy gate which will cost more money." The city bough
Expect bylaw officers and possible fines at Prince of Wales Bridge, Ottawa mayor warns
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
will have to be a more sturdy gate which will cost more money." The city bought the bridge a decade ago for $399,000, but Transport Canada still regulates the disused railway crossing and has made it clear it expects the bridge to be barricaded to... Read more
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BC Local News
Oil spill exercise tests Nanaimo's clean-up ability30 members from the Nanaimo Port Authority, Western Canada Marine Response Corp
Oil spill exercise tests Nanaimo's clean-up ability
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
30 members from the Nanaimo Port Authority, Western Canada Marine Response Corporation, an organization contracted out by Transport Canada, and other agencies participated in a simulated oil response exercise near the cruise ship... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Oil spill exercise tests Nanaimo's clean-up ability30 members from the Nanaimo Port Authority, Western Canada Marine Response Corp
Oil spill exercise tests Nanaimo's clean-up ability
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
30 members from the Nanaimo Port Authority, Western Canada Marine Response Corporation, an organization contracted out by Transport Canada, and other agencies participated in a simulated oil response exercise near the cruise ship... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Toronto startup’s hyperloop technology makes a splash at Berlin trade showare feasible, multiple industrial partners to ensure it can bring its ideas to
Toronto startup’s hyperloop technology makes a splash at Berlin trade show
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 5 days ago
are feasible, multiple industrial partners to ensure it can bring its ideas to fruition, and with agencies including Transport Canada to ensure the final product will pass inspection, Gendron says. TransPod’s hyperloop track rendering.... Read more
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CBC.ca
New fencing to deter trespassers being put up at Prince of Wales Bridgeold rail bridges The city bought the bridge a decade ago for $399,000 with the
New fencing to deter trespassers being put up at Prince of Wales Bridge
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
old rail bridges The city bought the bridge a decade ago for $399,000 with the idea of using it as an LRT extension, but Transport Canada still regulates the disused railway crossing. After a Dec. 2, 2015 meeting with officials from the cities... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers testing cars and roads that talk to each otherof the U of A's Centre for Smart Transportation. ACTIVE-AURORA is a partnership
Researchers testing cars and roads that talk to each other
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
of the U of A's Centre for Smart Transportation. ACTIVE-AURORA is a partnership involving all three levels of government—Transport Canada, Alberta Transportation and the City of Edmonton—as well as the U of A, the University of British Columbia... Read more
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CTV News
Quebec researchers work to document lost shipwrecks of the St. LawrenceCanada if a site is historically significant and in need of legal protection.
Quebec researchers work to document lost shipwrecks of the St. Lawrence
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
Canada if a site is historically significant and in need of legal protection. But neither the Quebec Culture Department, Transport Canada or Parks Canada keeps a comprehensive list of all shipwrecks. A spokeman for Quebec's culture minister said... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Which 2012 minivan: a Nissan Quest or a Dodge Grand Caravan?radio controls – although it liked the cargo flexibility and standard safety eq
Which 2012 minivan: a Nissan Quest or a Dodge Grand Caravan?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
radio controls – although it liked the cargo flexibility and standard safety equipment. There was one significant Transport Canada recall – more than 100,000 2010-14 Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country vans were recalled to replace a... Read more
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The Sault Star
Burtch joins list of cancelled train protestersthe financial criteria and the process has begun again with the new Liberal gov
Burtch joins list of cancelled train protesters
The Sault Star / Posted 10 days ago
the financial criteria and the process has begun again with the new Liberal government. Earlier this summer, Garneau said Transport Canada was withdrawing the $5.3 million in support for the rail service because "most" of the communities along the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Ambassador Bridge installs barriers for safetythe "outside bridge railings and curb pose (a) risk to public safety." The bar
Ambassador Bridge installs barriers for safety
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
the "outside bridge railings and curb pose (a) risk to public safety." The barriers were ordered earlier this month by Transport Canada, the government's transportation department. The emergency direction issued to the bridge company said that... Read more
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BC Local News
Foreshore lease approach sinks at counciland in many cases local governments end up dealing with them. The foreshore is
Foreshore lease approach sinks at council
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
and in many cases local governments end up dealing with them. The foreshore is provincial, but Environment Canada and Transport Canada are currently among those responsible for cleanup if pollution or navigation are concerns. “Right now the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Foreshore lease approach sinks at counciland in many cases local governments end up dealing with them. The foreshore is
Foreshore lease approach sinks at council
Oak Bay News / Posted 11 days ago
and in many cases local governments end up dealing with them. The foreshore is provincial, but Environment Canada and Transport Canada are currently among those responsible for cleanup if pollution or navigation are concerns. “Right now the... Read more
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Torontoist
How Measuring Congestion Costs Can Lead to Better Policy Decisionsabout finding the right solutions. It’s important to talk about. 2A is also br
How Measuring Congestion Costs Can Lead to Better Policy Decisions
Torontoist / Posted 11 days ago
about finding the right solutions. It’s important to talk about. 2A is also broadly true. Wood quotes two figures from Transport Canada, by way of an OECD report: $3.3 billion in “congestion costs for commuters” and $2.7 billion in “economic... Read more
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BC Local News
Storm brewing in Port of Nanaimo over foreshore lease feesand lease rates when they signed their foreshore lease agreements. Nanaimo Por
Storm brewing in Port of Nanaimo over foreshore lease fees
BC Local News / Posted 11 days ago
and lease rates when they signed their foreshore lease agreements. Nanaimo Port Authority acts as landlord on behalf of Transport Canada and is required by Transport Canada to appraise or review foreshore properties every five years. Nanaimo... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Storm brewing in Port of Nanaimo over foreshore lease feesand lease rates when they signed their foreshore lease agreements. Nanaimo Por
Storm brewing in Port of Nanaimo over foreshore lease fees
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
and lease rates when they signed their foreshore lease agreements. Nanaimo Port Authority acts as landlord on behalf of Transport Canada and is required by Transport Canada to appraise or review foreshore properties every five years. Nanaimo... Read more
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Torontoist
The Real Cost of Congestion in Torontobetter support for immigrants. How did the OECD calculate that $3.3 billion nu
The Real Cost of Congestion in Toronto
Torontoist / Posted 12 days ago
better support for immigrants. How did the OECD calculate that $3.3 billion number? For the most part, it came from a 2006 Transport Canada report [PDF], which calculated its congestion cost by measuring time added to commutes during the peak-hour... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Rail yard fencing in the works, says Terrace, B.C. mayorthe public to stay off CN property and away from railway equipment at all times
Rail yard fencing in the works, says Terrace, B.C. mayor
Terrace Standard / Posted 13 days ago
the public to stay off CN property and away from railway equipment at all times,” said the statement. Inquiries made to Transport Canada, which regulates rail traffic in Canada, indicate there are no specific requirements for CN to install... Read more
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BC Local News
Rail yard fencing in the works, says Terrace, B.C. mayorthe public to stay off CN property and away from railway equipment at all times
Rail yard fencing in the works, says Terrace, B.C. mayor
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
the public to stay off CN property and away from railway equipment at all times,” said the statement. Inquiries made to Transport Canada, which regulates rail traffic in Canada, indicate there are no specific requirements for CN to install... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sault council goes to bat for train serviceMarie Economic Development Corp., who made the request on behalf of the stakeho
Sault council goes to bat for train service
The Sudbury Star / Posted 13 days ago
Marie Economic Development Corp., who made the request on behalf of the stakeholder working group. The resolution asks Transport Canada to have CN Railway resume the train service or immediately, or, support the Missanabie Cree First Nation and... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Officials warn against flying drones above Elk Island National Parkbird, flying in the airspace above national parks is not allowed. Drones are t
Officials warn against flying drones above Elk Island National Park
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
bird, flying in the airspace above national parks is not allowed. Drones are treated as aircraft by both Parks Canada and Transport Canada. The National Parks act includes restrictions on aircraft taking off or landing in the parks without... Read more
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The Sault Star
Council unanimously supports passenger trainMarie Economic Development Corp., who made the request on behalf of the stakeho
Council unanimously supports passenger train
The Sault Star / Posted 14 days ago
Marie Economic Development Corp., who made the request on behalf of the stakeholder working group. The resolution asks Transport Canada to have CN Railway resume the train service or immediately, or, support the Missanabie Cree First Nation and... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Brokentooth embarking on another 'zany' adventuresea-worthy. I have all the marine gear – the signal flares, the safety flares,
Brokentooth embarking on another 'zany' adventure
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 15 days ago
sea-worthy. I have all the marine gear – the signal flares, the safety flares, multiple back-up floatation devices, Transport Canada-approved PFDs. The raft itself is designed to run Class 5 rapids. It's just never been designed to hold a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Samsung urges consumers to 'immediately' stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphoneThursday not to turn on or charge the Galaxy Note 7 during flights and not to p
Samsung urges consumers to 'immediately' stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphone
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
Thursday not to turn on or charge the Galaxy Note 7 during flights and not to put the smartphone in their checked bags. Transport Canada issued a similar warning to Canadian air passengers on Friday. Samsung said it had confirmed 35 cases of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
9/11 changed everythingwas more decentralized, and individual airports and airlines were responsible f
9/11 changed everything
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
was more decentralized, and individual airports and airlines were responsible for the screening of passengers ... and Transport Canada was overseeing the whole thing,” says CATSA spokesman Mathieu Laroque. “With 9/11, the government created... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Air travellers told not to use Samsung Note 7 on airplanesto overheat or short-circuit if they are defective, mishandled, or not packed p
Air travellers told not to use Samsung Note 7 on airplanes
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
to overheat or short-circuit if they are defective, mishandled, or not packed properly,” said an advisory posted on Transport Canada’s website. “In turn, this can lead to a fire and cause a chain reaction with other lithium-ion batteries... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian air passengers urged not to use fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7s on planesshould not use or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones while on board becau
Canadian air passengers urged not to use fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7s on planes
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
should not use or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones while on board because of the potential for battery fires, Transport Canada says. The advisory issued Friday follows a similar one issued Thursday by the U.S. Federal Aviation... Read more
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CBC.ca
Why the city is right to fence off the Prince of Wales Bridgea deliberately made hole in a fence and ignoring trespassing signs. Unfortunat
Why the city is right to fence off the Prince of Wales Bridge
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
a deliberately made hole in a fence and ignoring trespassing signs. Unfortunately for those who want to use the bridge, Transport Canada knows it's illegal, too. Even though the city bought the bridge a decade ago for $400,000 with the idea of... Read more
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The Sault Star
Council asked to support Algoma passenger trainNation and the working group to develop their own service to optimize long term
Council asked to support Algoma passenger train
The Sault Star / Posted 17 days ago
Nation and the working group to develop their own service to optimize long term operations. The resolution also calls on Transport Canada to base its future decisions concerning support, scheduling and maintenance of the passenger train service... Read more
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BC Local News
No drone signs installed in Victoria’s Inner Harbouroperate drones.” As a result of the increase in drones, more limits are now be
No drone signs installed in Victoria’s Inner Harbour
BC Local News / Posted 17 days ago
operate drones.” As a result of the increase in drones, more limits are now being placed on where they can fly. Last week, Transport Canada put up new “No Drone Zone” signs around Victoria’s Inner Harbour, warning users they need permission to fly... Read more
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Mississauga News
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairsOTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over main
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairs
Mississauga News / Posted 18 days ago
OTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over maintenance and repairs on the Ambassador Bridge with the Canadian Transit Company, the private company that owns the cross-border suspension bridge between Windsor and... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairsOTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over main
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairs
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 18 days ago
OTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over maintenance and repairs on the Ambassador Bridge with the Canadian Transit Company, the private company that owns the cross-border suspension bridge between Windsor and... Read more
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Hamilton News
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairsOTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over main
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairs
Hamilton News / Posted 18 days ago
OTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over maintenance and repairs on the Ambassador Bridge with the Canadian Transit Company, the private company that owns the cross-border suspension bridge between Windsor and... Read more
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The Record
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairsOTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over main
A timeline of Ambassador Bridge repairs
The Record / Posted 18 days ago
OTTAWA — Transport Canada has for more than a year expressed concerns over maintenance and repairs on the Ambassador Bridge with the Canadian Transit Company, the private company that owns the cross-border suspension bridge between Windsor and... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Ontic Cheltenham Facility Receives TCCA Approvalleading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, recently
Ontic Cheltenham Facility Receives TCCA Approval
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 days ago
leading provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, recently announced additional approvals by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) for its Cheltenham facility. This allows Ontic’s UK MRO division to provide... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport - 75 Years Serving Regional Development1957 to be exact—that Québec's first airport officially opened its doors. The
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport - 75 Years Serving Regional Development
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 days ago
1957 to be exact—that Québec's first airport officially opened its doors. The 2000s: A Turning Point In 2000, then-owner Transport Canada transferred responsibility for the airport's management, operation, and development to Aéroport de Québec... Read more
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CBC.ca
Side guard debate resurfaces after recent deathsdeaths of two female cyclists in collisions with dump trucks just days apart in
Side guard debate resurfaces after recent deaths
CBC.ca / Posted 18 days ago
deaths of two female cyclists in collisions with dump trucks just days apart in Montreal and Ottawa has renewed calls for Transport Canada to make side guards mandatory on heavy trucks. Transport Canada has not recommended the safety feature for... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
TSB Canada Report Points To Misfueling In Off-Airport Landingof aircraft fuelling in compliance with the company's operations manual. A pos
TSB Canada Report Points To Misfueling In Off-Airport Landing
The Aero-News Network / Posted 19 days ago
of aircraft fuelling in compliance with the company's operations manual. A post-accident inspection conducted by Transport Canada (TC) revealed safety concerns that resulted in the suspension of Keystone's air operator certificate. TC... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
SpaceX Fallout, Red Bull Races, Skydiving SafetyRules Metro Aviation Launches Service With West Michigan Air Care HFI Announc
SpaceX Fallout, Red Bull Races, Skydiving Safety
The Aero-News Network / Posted 19 days ago
Rules Metro Aviation Launches Service With West Michigan Air Care HFI Announces Open Scholarships Esterline CMC Receives Transport Canada STC For CMA-6800 Display Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7 coverage of the latest aviation and aerospace... Read more
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Wheels.ca
Auto theft deterence starts with common sensenew car dealerships and consumers have played a role in reducing the number of
Auto theft deterence starts with common sense
Wheels.ca / Posted 19 days ago
new car dealerships and consumers have played a role in reducing the number of stolen vehicles in recent years. In 2007, Transport Canada mandated that all Canadian auto manufacturers must install electronic immobilizers in new passenger... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Bombardier Marks Dallas Training Center's 15th Year Anniversarydeck aircraft. Training is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FA
Bombardier Marks Dallas Training Center's 15th Year Anniversary
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
deck aircraft. Training is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Transport Canada, CAAC and many other CAAs worldwide. Most recently, the Dallas Training Center added the Challenger 350... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Incorrect Fuel Type Led to Manitoba Forced Landingof aircraft fuelling in compliance with the company's operations manual. A pos
Incorrect Fuel Type Led to Manitoba Forced Landing
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 20 days ago
of aircraft fuelling in compliance with the company's operations manual. A post-accident inspection conducted by Transport Canada (TC) revealed safety concerns that resulted in the suspension of Keystone's air operator certificate. TC... Read more
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