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Bits and Pieces Newsletter

ADS-B In-Cockpit Weather for Canadian General Aviation Aircraft

7/16/2021 9:14:00 AM By Patrick Gilligan, EAA 1164458

I was recently made aware of the Canadian In-Flight Information Broadcasting Association (CIFIB). It is a not-for-profit association working at establishing in-cockpit weather across Canada for general aviation aircraft. Read More

Word of the Month – Hangars, Not Hangers

7/16/2021 9:09:00 AM By Ian Brown, EAA 657159, Editor, Bits and Pieces, Board Member, EAA Canada Council

It's amazing that a company in the business of renting T-hangars can't spell them! Read More

From the Archives – Fifty Years Ago

7/16/2021 8:57:00 AM By Ian Brown, EAA 657159, Editor, Bits and Pieces, Board Member, EAA Canada Council

This letter from EAA Canada President Herb Cunningham, from Scarborough, Ontario, is fascinating. Read More

Let's Build on This

7/15/2021 4:25:00 PM By Ian Brown, EAA 657159, Editor, Bits and Pieces, Board Member, EAA Canada Council

Despite the “annus horribilis” as Lilibet once said, there are some bright ideas coming out of the pandemic-infested months we've gone through. Read More

Raquel Lincoln Joins EAA Canadian Council

7/15/2021 4:25:00 PM By Ian Brown, EAA 657159, Editor, Bits and Pieces, Board Member, EAA Canada Council

I’d like to announce the newest member of the Canadian Council, Raquel Lincoln, EAA 1306824, out of Winnipeg. Read More

Is Your Aircraft Really a Luxury?

6/21/2021 1:17:00 PM By Jeff Seaborn, EAA 793688, IAC 438260, Chair, EAA Canadian Council

Recently the federal Liberal government renewed their proposal of a luxury tax on personal aircraft. Read More

Canadian Tent Repurposed for AirVenture

6/21/2021 10:58:00 AM By Jeff Seaborn, EAA 793688, Chair, Canadian Council

Due to concerns and challenges with the current border crossing requirements, the Canadian Tent with its forums and activities will not be at AirVenture 2021. Read More

AirVenture is on, but Iffy for Canadians

6/21/2021 10:43:00 AM By Ian Brown, EAA 657159, Editor, Bits and Pieces, Board Member, EAA Canada Council

As you will see elsewhere in this month's edition of Bits and Pieces, AirVenture is a “go” but Canadian participation is still up in the air, if you'll pardon the aviation reference. Read More

Word of the Month – Viewshed

6/21/2021 10:30:00 AM By Ian Brown, Editor

Viewshed analysis attempts to resolve the risks associated with the design of automated lighting systems, turned on by sensing approaching aircraft with radar. Read More

From the Archives – Fifty Years Ago

6/21/2021 9:48:00 AM By Ian Brown, Editor

This fascinating story about this Fieseler Storch (which the French called “le Criquet”) and its journey from Germany through France to its new home at "The Farm," in Bainsville, Ontario — near Montreal, Quebec — appeared in the June 1971 edition of Sport Aviation. Read More
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