Transport Canada Proposes New Fatigue Rules

This September Transport Canada has finally tabled a proposal to change existing fatigue rules for flight crew. These new rules are meant to be more inline with the science of fatigue and follow the lead of other countries. Other countries that have already made changes to their fatigue rules include Australia, the United Sates, India, UAE, UK, and the EU… Continue reading Transport Canada Proposes New Fatigue Rules

NAV CANADA To Implement New Flight Plan Format

Source: http://onboard-abord.ca/flight-plan-2012/

Beginning on September 15, 2012 NAV CANADA will begin transitions to the new flight plan format outlined by ICAO. By November15, 2012 all flight plans will follow this new format. This new format is to conform with existing and future aircraft equipment and capabilities. Continue reading NAV CANADA To Implement New Flight Plan Format

Understanding RVSM (Canada)

Reduced Vertical Separation Minima, RVSM, is an established airspace that allow aircraft to operate between FL290 and FL410 at 1000′ vertical separation. Aircraft flying above FL410 must maintain 2000′ separation and aircraft below FL290 can maintain 1000′ separation regardless of RVSM. RVSM airspace is not available everywhere. Continue reading Understanding RVSM (Canada)