Unusual flight tracks? It’s probably our Flight Inspection Aircraft.
For most people, the sight of an aircraft descending and making numerous gear-up approaches to a runway is unusual and may suggest that the flight is in distress. But for NAV CANADA’s flight inspection crew, this is simply a routine operation that ensures the accuracy and safety of the country’s navigation aids and instrument approach procedures.Read More
Safe Skies for The G7 Summit
Unique among planned special events in aviation are those that involve national special security – requiring special operations and close collaboration with government agencies. One example is when Canada hosted the annual Group of Seven (G7) Summit in June 2018.
Let’s Talk Drones with Brian Guimond
With the rise of the RPAS industry and new proposed rules for RPAS in Canada, NAV CANADA is working with aviation industry partners on how to best manage and integrate RPAS with those currently using the skies, for those wishing to take to the skies with their RPAS, and for those on the ground.
Our colleague Brian Guimond, National Manager, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, explains NAV CANADA’s role in ensuring a safe operational environment as the skies become more complex with these new technologies.
Exploring cyber security risks with Tom Bornais
Our colleague Tom Bornais offers us some insight into the cyber security landscape of the aviation industry and explains what NAV CANADA is doing to strengthen organizational resilience against threats.
Aireon Update: Taking SATVOICE into the future
In January 2015, NAV CANADA identified high-performance satellite voice communications as a major technological step forward in the critical path toward the launch of space-based automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B). Underway is a project that will see a modern, efficient and user-friendly satellite voice communications system, called SATVOICE, implemented at all our area control centres (ACCs).