Safety board probes dramatic engine failure of Air Canada jet

. Bruce Campion-Smith Ottawa Bureau Chief, thestar.com OTTAWA—Canadian safety experts have launched a formal investigation into an Air Canada jet’s dramatic engine failure that dropped debris across Mississauga. Calling the incident unusual, officials with the...

Reno Air Races plans to change course this fall

. By SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Organizers of the national air racing championships secured $100 million in necessary insurance and announced plans Tuesday to change the September race course for the fastest planes to keep them farther from...

Jet Makes Emergency Landing in NC After Oil Leak

.   MORRISVILLE, N.C. May 21, 2012 (AP) Reposted from ABCNews.com Leaking oil forced an American Airlines passenger plane to make an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Airport officials said the pilot noticed the leak shortly after taking off...

How safe are private aircraft?

. CBC News Posted: May 14, 2012 8:55 PM ET A story written by CBC News in Canada discusses the safety of private airplane travel in Canada, following three small plane crashes in one week, one of which was a mid-air collision. According to the story, “In Canada...

3 feared dead in plane crash near Kelowna, B.C.

. CBC News Posted: May 13, 2012 9:12 PM PT, Last Updated: May 14, 2012 9:38 AM PT Officials confirm 1 dead and 2 other people not expected to have survived  It is feared three people were killed in a float plane crash about 25 kilometres southwest of Kelowna in the...