What a Blast: On the scene at a satellite launch
As we countdown to the seventh Iridium NEXT launch this week, which will see the mission increase its total number of launched satellites and Aireon ADS-B payloads to 65, we reflect on a special day for six NAV CANADA employees who won an exclusive spot to attend the fifth Aireon launch through a country-wide employee contest.Read More
North Atlantic Operational Forum – managing the world’s busiest oceanic airspace
The fifth annual North Atlantic Operational Forum (NAT Forum) was hosted by NAV CANADA in early November. The two-day conference focused on sharing ideas among industry partners on how best to effectively implement and use new technologies that will improve safety and efficiency in the North Atlantic -- the world’s busiest oceanic airspace.
A tower built for the future
Air traffic controllers recently moved into a new air traffic control tower at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. Work first began in June 2015 on a replacement for the existing tower that was built over 45 years ago.
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.