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December 29, 2009 - 8:48am

Bombardier Global 5000, Fox Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nov. 11, 2007– Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) found that charter operator Jetport’s management structure exhibited “several indicators that adequate resources were not in place,” to prevent the accident, which injured 10 people after the Global touched down just short of the 4,885-foot runway. The aircraft sustained major structural damage.

November 23, 2009 - 5:40am

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) last month released the final report on the landing accident of a Bombardier Global 5000 in Fox Harbour, Nova Scotia, on Nov. 11, 2007. Ten people were injured after the Global touched down short of the 4,885-foot runway.

June 30, 2009 - 6:17am

There is now a strong need to counter adverse public perceptions of business aviation, said incoming president and CEO Sam Barone at the Canadian Business Aviation Association’s (CBAA) annual convention in Montreal. He cited the Big Three automakers’ return to the Washington Congressional hearings in their cars last December as if they were, in Barone’s words, “almost admitting guilt.” This has created a major PR challenge not only for U.S.

October 1, 2008 - 5:43am

Rich Gage has stepped down from his post as president and CEO of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) with the expiration of his eight-year contract on August 25. Sam Barone has taken over the position.

January 10, 2008 - 11:50am

Imagine the possibilities for improving the smoothness, costs and flexibility of obtaining and maintaining your corporate aircraft operational certification if the nation’s regulatory agency decided to hand over that approval process to a business aviation trade association. It’s hard to imagine the FAA doing this in the U.S, but it is exactly what Transport Canada has done.

August 29, 2007 - 6:23am

The Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) is gaining momentum, president and CEO Rich Gage announced at the association’s annual general meeting in July. Gage reported that since the last meeting, membership has been increasing steadily, finances are strong, a new training program has been introduced and an internal integrated management system is being implemented.

January 16, 2007 - 8:58am

The regulatory role of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) might expand into instrument and type ratings, as well as maintenance checks, following the Canadian government’s notice on November 22 of amendments to the country’s oversight rules for business aircraft operators. Effective Jan. 1, 2003, Transport Canada gave CBAA the authority to approve and monitor the country’s private operators.

October 24, 2006 - 12:20pm

The regulatory role of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) might expand into instrument and type ratings, as well as maintenance checks, following the Canadian government’s notice on November 22 of amendments to the country’s oversight rules for business aircraft operators. Effective Jan. 1, 2003, Transport Canada gave the CBAA the authority to approve and monitor the country’s private operators.

October 12, 2006 - 9:51am

Private Canadian operators of turbine-powered aircraft are experiencing a reduction in individual certification delays, the result of a Transport Canada agreement with the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA), announced association president and CEO Rich Gage at the 42nd annual CBAA convention in Toronto. Gage described the association’s private operator certificate (POC) program as an “exceptional success.”

October 2, 2006 - 9:12am

At the annual Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) Convention held in Vancouver earlier this year, CBAA president Rich Gage announced that all Canadian private corporate operators have enrolled in the CBAA/Transport Canada Private Operator Certificate (POC) program.

 
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