News & Views


The Importance Of Being Grounded

The importance of being grounded has recently been highlighted by Transport Canada and the FAA. The latest Feedback for Canadian Aviation Service Difficulty Reports, highlighted the importance of correct assembly of electrical terminals.

Read More

What’s Your Poison – Glass Cockpit or Round Dials?

Are glass cockpits for everyone? Traditionalists will maintain that using round dials is essential to excellent stick and rudder skills, but glass cockpits are now a fact of life.

Read More

ADS-B What is all the talk about diversity?

Unlike the FAA in the United States, where ADS-B ground stations to cover the majority of their landmass. Nav Canada invested in Aireon, a space-based ADS-B solution to cope with our vast and sometimes inaccessible geography.

Read More


With the current pandemic and the associated restrictions hopefully easing soon, here is what you need to know about ADS-B.

Read More

Missing NBAA, Oshkosh and Heli-Expo Industry Trade Shows

Is this a concern, a non-event, a mixed blessing?

Read More

Digital Autopilot for Twin Otter Aircraft

Digital autopilot for Twin Otter aircraft is here. Final flight testing was completed last month in Calgary, using one of Rocky Mountain Aircraft‘s Twin Otters.

Read More

Twin Otter Ingenuity and Adaptability

In these unsettling times, we have found that focusing on ingenuity and adaptability has kept us strong and positive.

Read More

Don’t Just Kick the Tires and Clean the Windscreen

The reactivation of aircraft that have been parked for the past three of four months needs to be addressed.

Read More

Is Age a Factor in Aircraft Safety?

What keeps an aircraft safe, is its robust safety systems to manage Design, Operation, and Continued Airworthiness.

Read More

Twin Otter Autopilots

It may appear that Twin Otters and autopilots don’t mix.

Read More

Have a question? Contact us today –
We’re always happy to help.