All-Women Air Race Classic Declares “Let’s Fly Canada!”
For the first time throughout 90 years of women’s air racing, the all-women Air Race Classic (ARC) flew into Canadian airspace – and NAV CANADA employees were pleased to provide the services needed to support this celebrated event.Read More
Stronger and Safer Together: Aviation Leaders Talk Cyber Resilience at Annual Summit
With the ever-increasing reliance on electronic systems and cyber networks, cyber security is a growing focus – especially in a risk-adverse industry like civil aviation. To-that-end, the 5th Annual Cyber Summit was a unique and important opportunity for leaders and security practitioners in this sector to share best practices and strengthen their unified posture.
New rules for flying drones in Canada: 8 things to know
If you own a drone, or are looking to buy one, it’s important understand the new Transport Canada rules that will come into effect June 1, 2019. Announced by the Minister of Transport on January 9, 2019 the rules apply to all drone pilots, whether you fly recreationally, commercially or for research. In this blog we’re highlighting 8 things you should know about the new Transport Canada regulations.
Setting the standard: the collaborative approach to unlocking the potential of space-based ADS-B
For the first time in the history of aviation, air traffic controllers can now track aircraft traversing the North Atlantic in real-time. Many organizations across the industry are involved in different facets of this dramatic shift with one common goal in mind ‒ leveraging space-based ADS-B technology to optimize air traffic safety and efficiency. To that end, NAV CANADA has lead the way for enhanced separation standards over the North Atlantic – a standard that required years of collaboration with ICAO partners.
Paving the way to enhanced aerodrome safety with our first Ground Traffic Phraseology Guide
When talking about aerodrome safety and runway incursions, we often think of aircraft, but it’s important to also keep in mind the ground vehicles – such as maintenance trucks and snow plows – that drive across our airports each day. A key factor to avoiding incidents is clear and consistent communication using standard language, which is why we have introduced our Ground Traffic Phraseology Guide with an aim to inform, instruct and remind ground vehicle operators and aircraft maintenance engineers about the standards and practices of interacting with air traffic services.