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Toronto September Meeting 2018

The Canadian Space Program at a Crossroads Guest Lecturer: Eric Choi Date: September 27, 2018 Time: 7:30 Refreshments and Networking 8:00 Presentation Place: University of Toronto Institute Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) 4925 Dufferin Street M3H 5T6

By | September 13th, 2018|Branch Meetings, Toronto Branch|0 Comments

The Government Wants Your Input for Budget 2019

The federal government’s Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) has sent out notice that is now accepting submissions as part of its annual Pre-Budget Consultation for Budget 2019. The annual Pre-Budget Consultation is a great opportunity for industry groups, organizations and individuals to have their voice heard on next years budget. Written submissions become part of [...]

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

Ottawa Branch Meeting

Aircraft Piston Engines – A Retrospective The CASI Ottawa Branch held a well-attended dinner meeting on June 21 in the new Riverview Building on the campus of Carleton University. This proved to be an excellent location, the food was great and the program that followed the meal was informative and inspiring. Carleton Professor Emeritus and [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|Branch Meetings, Ottawa Branch|0 Comments

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

Ottawa Branch Meeting

Rocketry and Launch Viewing Hosts: Ottawa Rocketry Group (ottawa-rocketry.org) 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 jeffbird@rogers.com

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

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

Overview of the Canadian CubeSAT Project – Mays Ahmad, Canadian Space Agency

Tuesday March 27th, 6pm University of Ottawa, Colonel By Bldg Room A707 , 161 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa Overview of the Canadian CubeSAT Project - Mays Ahmad, Canadian Space Agency Context: The Canadian Space Agency is committed to leading the development and application of space knowledge for the benefit of Canadians and humanity. Through the Canadian [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|Events, News, Ottawa Branch|0 Comments