Calculating and Claiming Meal Expenses as Flight/Cabin Crew (Canada)

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Updated June 2017

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Understanding Commercial Approach Ban for Canadian Operators

Canada’s approach ban rules are more complicated under commercial operations than in general aviation. In this post I hope to explain how to interpret the approach ban for commercial operators, with and without an Operations Specification (ops spec). Continue reading Understanding Commercial Approach Ban for Canadian Operators

Introduction to De-icing and Anti-icing for Canadian Pilots

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Every Canadian pilot is familiar with the dangers of ice, frost or snow adhering to their aircraft. Removing these contaminates after a snow storm or on a frosty morning is something every student pilot has done. Depending on the best practices for the aircraft type you may have used brushes, mops, ropes, or a basic de-icing fluid. Continue reading Introduction to De-icing and Anti-icing for Canadian Pilots