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The CASI Ottawa Branch March 2018 Meeting – Joint Meeting with CMAS

Ottawa Branch March 2018 Meeting People, Places and Planes - My 50 Years in Aerospace by Peter W. Maddocks  Tentative Details: March 15, 2018 6:30pm at Carleton University Canal Building Peter’s talk takes us back to his early days in the industry and follows his life through the significant influences on his career and some [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Flight Deadline Extended until March 30, 2018

FREE FLIGHT 2018 CASI is committed to serving Junior members by offering events and activities that are enjoyable, educational and worthwhile. The CASI Free Flight Competition began in 1994 and is offered to university undergraduate and community college students. The competition consists of designing, building and launching, by means of a tow line, an unpowered aircraft with a [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CASI Toronto Branch February Meeting

Toronto Branch - February 2018 Meeting John Bertram (Filmmaker & Videographer) Guest Speaker Hollywood Joins the Air Force Perhaps more than any other service branch during WWII, the US Army Air Force benefitted from the contributions of many of Hollywood' s top studios, directors, and A-List performers. This presentation is a sampling of those high-flying [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASTRO 2018 Online Registration Now Open!

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By | February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bombardier considering Downsview sale

Bombardier is reportedly considering selling its massive aircraft manufacturing site in the Toronto suburb of Downsview, part of a five-year turnaround plan that could see manufacturing jobs shift elsewhere. The company said it put its 152-hectare Downsview Airport location up for sale a couple of weeks ago as part of its financial turnaround plan, the [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Appel de propositions : Bourse de recherche “Living Planet 2018” de l’ESA – Call for Research Proposals: ESA’s Living Planet Fellowship 2018

[English follows] Appel de propositions : Bourse de recherche “Living Planet 2018” de l'ESA  L'Agence spatiale européenne (ESA) a publié un Appel de propositions pour financer un maximum de 10 bourses de recherche dans le cadre du programme « Living Planet 2018 ». L’objectif principal de cette initiative est d’appuyer les jeunes chercheurs possédant un doctorat [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ABB satellite-based technologies help improve weather forecasts and save lives

ABB satellite-based technologies help improve weather forecasts and save lives ABB interferometer is at the heart of a key instrument for the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) launched by NASA for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help improve the timeliness and accuracy of weather forecasts three to seven days out. An extremely important [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

President’s Tour – Ottawa Branch Meeting January 17, 2018

How Aeronautics will Impact the World Over the Next 30 Years with Dr. Ian Fejtek CASI President Wednesday, January 17, 2018 630 Meet and greet with pizza 700 Presentation of Awards 715 Presentation and Discussion Carleton University Canal Building, Room 3101 It’s an exciting time to be entering the world of aeronautics with current developments [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight – Adrian Wijeyewickrema

Welcome to this month's Member Spotlight. Today we meet Adrian Wijeyewickrema who is a Consultant with DKMA. Adrian is a Senior Member of CASI and has been with the Institute for 41 years!   What is your most memorable CASI experience so far?  Since 1976. Film nights at UTIAS What’s the highest altitude and speed you’ve [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Directors General Panel

The organizing committee of the 18th CASI Astronautics Conference is pleased to confirm that the four Canadian Space Agency Directors General – Eric Laliberté, Gilles Leclerc, Jean-Claude Piedboeuf and Mary Preville – will participate as panelists on the first day of the Conference.   Eric Laliberté, Director General, Space Utilization Eric Laliberté As [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments