Unmanned Systems Canada Annual Conference Nov. 7 – 10, Halifax, NS
Details can be found on the conference page
Also in this episode:
Interview with pilot of C130E from 424 Squadron
The interview with the search and rescue pilot was recorded during the summer at the Hamilton Air Show.
Canadian Air and Space Museum Petition
CASM is looking for 10,000 signatures on its petition against eviction from the historic deHaviland Canada site new Downsview Airport in Toronto. Find out more information about the museum on its site and sign the petition.
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Canadian International Air Show, Toronto, On. Sept. 03 – 05 Static: None Performances by: Snowbirds, A-10 Warthog, V-22 Osprey (first CDN. appearance ever), CF-18 demonstrator flight, Avro Lancaster from the CDN Warplane Heritage Museum, Royal Canadian Air Force Skyhawks parachute team, many other acrobatic/formation demonstrations.
Canadian Aviation History Series #1 – The AEA Silver Dart
This time on Cleared En Route’s: History of Canadian Aviation we are looking at the plane which began it all for powered flight in Canada: The A.E.A. Silver Dart. This plane was designed and built by the Aerial Experiment Association (That’s the A.E.A). It undertook its first flight on February 23, 1909 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.
I had the chance to interview one of people involved in the restoration of a DHC-5 Buffalo as a tribute to Canadian Peacekeepers and the crew and passengers of the last flight of Canadian Forces Buffalo 115461. Visit the link above, Buffalo 461 for more information on the restoration project.