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Nunavut Honors Lamb Family and Aviation History in Ceremony at Rankin Inlet

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

From coastal waterways in Alaska to disparate Caribbean Islands to roadless tracts in the far North, where automobiles have yet to establish a foothold, small aviation companies provide a vital lifeline for people, communities, and economies in need of services, communications, and transportation over vast distances. Nunavut has honored one such company out of the [...]

Air Tindi sold to Discovery Air

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Air charter services are a vital component to northern transportation, the regional economy, tourism, First Nations, government, and other users of the land and natural resources. Air Tindi, a charter and scheduled air service company based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, was recently sold to Discovery Air on December 19, 2006. Founded by the Arychuk family [...]

Class 2 PLBs now allowed in Canada

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

“Sarscene” is an online search and rescue magazine for the Canadian National Search and Rescue Secretariat. The September ’06 issue reports a new Personal Locator Beacon standard for Canada. Previously, PLBs had to meet a strict Class 1 standard for extended use at minus 40 degrees and floatation in fresh water. This often translated to [...]