Onboard the NAV CANADA Dash 8 for its final flight inspection
In April of 2019, the NAV CANADA Dash 8-100 Flight Inspection Aircraft took off for its final mission. Heather Bell was fortunate to ride along on NAV CANADA’s Dash 8 during the aircraft’s final trips while its flight crew performed inspections. What follows is her firsthand account of the complex work of our Flight Operations team.Read More
Safety and service above all: NAV CANADA at the top of the world
Last summer, Marc Lacroix, Manager, Technical Operations at NAV CANADA, visited colleagues, systems and sites in some of the most remote areas on Earth. In this blog, Lacroix shares his photos and experiences, offering insight into the perspective he’s gained during his visits.
Executive Take: Satellite-Based Surveillance is Enhancing Canadian Air Navigation
January 2019 marked the beginning of a new era in air traffic surveillance with the eighth successful (and final) launch and deployment of the satellite constellation hosting Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast payloads. NAV CANADA is rolling out services in the Edmonton and Gander flight information regions, using this ground-breaking technology. In advance of this monumental first for global air navigation surveillance, we took the opportunity to speak with Rudy Kellar, Executive Vice President, Service Delivery, about the Company’s initial involvement with Aireon and what space-based ADS-B means for our air navigation services, going forward.
“So much of what we accomplished in fiscal 2018 has helped build a solid foundation for what’s ahead”: Message from The President and CEO
"This is an exciting time to be working in aviation, with ongoing air traffic growth bringing real-time challenges and unprecedented opportunities in equal measure. NAV CANADA people and systems are being put to the test on a daily basis, and we are excelling at every turn." - Neil Wilson, NAV CANADA President and CEO
Letters to Santa: Our employees’ kids are so much like their moms and dads
The children of NAV CANADA employees must be very proud of the work their moms and dads do. They seem to know a lot. To check this, we asked a few employees to show us their kids’ letters to Santa Claus. Here are a few examples.