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CASI Fellow John Maris, PhD, one of four 2018 inductees into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame welcomes 2018 inductees On June 7, 2018, at the Sunwest Aviation hangar complex at Calgary International Airport, Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) hosted a gala dinner and its 45th induction, which saw the addition of four new members. They join 228 existing members since awards began in 1973. Also [...]

By | June 12th, 2018|Member Spotlight, News|0 Comments

The passing of one of our founding members – Julius Lukasiewicz

We regret to say that founding member Julius Lukasiewicz passed away peacefully on March 31, 2018. Our condolences go out to the Lukasiewicz family. Read the FULL OBITUARY

By | May 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ottawa Branch Meeting

Rocketry and Launch Viewing Hosts: Ottawa Rocketry Group ( Date: June 3, 2018 Begins at 9:30AM Connaught Range – Rifle Road Parking lot P1. Off Carling, North of Moodie Drive Exit 417. See link for more information. RSVP to Jeff Bird

By | May 25th, 2018|Branch Meetings, Ottawa Branch|0 Comments

ASTRO’18 Videos Now Available

Check out the ASTRO'18 video playlist on our YouTube Channel and watch Plenary Sessions, Keynote Presentations and the Turnbull Lecture as captured during the conference!  

By | May 25th, 2018|ASTRO, Events|0 Comments

Toronto Branch 2018 Annual Dinner Meeting & Awards Night

CAE - Flight Simulation and Pilot Training CAE is one of the cornerstones of the Canadian aviation industry.  Established in 1947 in Montreal, and developing its first flight simulator for the RCAF’s CF-100 in 1952, CAE now has manufacturing operations and training facilities in 35 countries.  CAE sells flight simulators and training devices to airlines, [...]

By | April 25th, 2018|Branch Meetings, Toronto Branch|0 Comments

CASI Quebec May Meeting

The Development, Flight Test and Certification of the Canadair CL-600 Challenger with Jim Martin The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the first flight of the Canadair CL-600 Challenger.  The aeroplane has become a Canadian success story with well over 1000 various models sold. The latest model, the Bombardier CL-650, is in active production; however, the [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Branch Meetings, Québec Branch|0 Comments

CASI Senior Awards 2018 Press Release

The Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute Announces 2018 Senior Awards Honourees The Trans‐Canada (McKee) Trophy Mr. Kevin W.  Horton CASI McCurdy Award Dr. Michael G. Daly CASI C.D. Howe Award Mr. Gilles Labbé CASI Alouette Award CanX‐4 and CanX‐5 Precision Formation Flying Mission*   * Team included: Dr. Jean‐Claude Piedboeuf  - Canadian Space Agency Dr. Brad Wallace - Defence R&D Canada (Ottawa) Dr. Cameron Ower - MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Mr. Richard Worsfold - Ontario Centres of Excellence Inc. Mr. Doug Sinclair - Sinclair Interplanetary Dr.  Robert E. Zee - UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory Read the complete CASI 2018 Senior Awards Press Release here  

By | April 11th, 2018|ASTRO, Senior Awards|0 Comments

CASI Toronto Branch – April 2018 Tour

Bombardier Aerospace Toronto Site           The Bombardier Aerospace Toronto Site is the home of the Q400 turboprop airliner and the Global Express family of business jets. We will tour through the  factory and see: Q400 final assembly line Global 5000 and 6000 final assembly line new Global 7000 final assembly line [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Branch Meetings|0 Comments

The passing of CD Brigadier General Retired John (Jack) C. Henry

Read BG Henry's obituary. CASI members who knew Jack will be deeply saddened by his passing. Jack was a member of CASI since 1954 and was a stalwart Québec Branch member. My own relationship with Jack began shortly after I joined CASI. I greatly appreciated Jack's enthusiasm for the Institute and the thoughtful advice he [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

OAC Scholarships for Aerospace Studies

Are you considering a career in Aerospace? Are you enrolled in an Aerospace Program? The Ontario Aerospace Council is pleased to be able to offer FOUR scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year for students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario.  The value of each scholarship [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments