- September 15, 2017
The danger of laser strikes
The danger that laser pointers present to the safe operation of an aircraft is serious. What may appear to be a relatively harmless device can actually be a deadly weapon if used irresponsibly. A laser directed at an aircraft can fill a cockpit with blinding light and puts the pilot, crew, passengers, and people on the ground at risk.Read More
Abbotsford Airshow – Keeping the skies safe
On August 11 – 13, 2017, tens of thousands of aviation enthusiasts descended upon Abbotsford, British Columbia for the annual Abbotsford International Airshow. With annual attendance of more than 75,000 people, it is the largest airshow on the west coast of North America, and one of the 10 best airshows in the world according to USA Today.
Evacuation at Williams Lake
When, just over one year ago, the city of Fort McMurray was devastated by wildfires, NAV CANADA employees distinguished themselves with their commitment to keep air traffic services up and running.. We now find ourselves in a similar situation as wildfires burn throughout the British Columbia interior, impacting dozens of communities and forcing tens of thousands of individuals from their homes.