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- A “massive” satellite will fall to Earth this week.. where will it be?! (MSNBC)
- A Toronto company intends to design and build futuristic airships (The Star)
- Work to rule actions by Pearson security causes slow downs (The Star)
- Meanwhile, Air Canada flight attendants protest government actions (CBC)
- Unmanned Systems Canada – Student UAV Competition
Details can be found at Unmanned Systems Canada
Also on this episode:
Chris interviews Edward Gee from Viking Air
Edward Gee is Product Support Manager for Viking Air in British Columbia. Viking Air has assumed responsibility for seven of the eight original de Havilland type certificates. Hear about how they went from a service provider to aircraft manufacturer and hear about the future of de Havilland, now Viking’s, aircraft.
Cleared En Route History of Canadian Aviation: Bush Flying
Chris explores the history of aviation in Canadian forests. Not surprisingly, given the vast amount of hinterland possessed by Canada, a lot of aviation firsts took place because of bush flying. Hear about some special aircraft and some of the people behind bush flying during this installment of the History of Canadian Aviation.
If you want to follow the ROSAT satellite as it reenters the atmosphere check it on twitter @ROSAT_Reentry.
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Opening and closing music is Dolphin’s Day by Robert Walker