News archive - August 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Solar powered aviation soars at Waterloo

glider aircraft

“Learning to fly gliders enables our students to understand the simplicity of flight principles, the complexity of GPS computer systems and the beautiful dynamics of the environment around us.”   Paul Parker, Professor at the Faculty of Environment

Friday, August 10, 2018

In the Media: Canada’s aviation industry faces existential headwinds—and that affects you

airplane interior with passengers

Opinion: A pilot-training crisis is threatening to make Canada’s aviation sector unsustainable—which would lead to under-served northern communities and more cancelled flight

This article was written by Associate Professor Suzanne Kearns for MacLean's magazine.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

In the Media: Stifling heat levels persist from coast-to-coast

forest fire

This summer is on track to become one of the hottest on record in Atlantic Canada, as stifling heat and humidity levels persist from coast-to-coast.

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