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New Regulations for Terrain Awareness Warning Systems (TAWS)

On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012, Transport Canada issued the long expected and final amendments to the CARs affecting what aircraft do and do not require TAWS (Terrain Awareness Warning Systems).

The new TAWS regulations apply to virtually all commercial air taxi, commuter and/or airline operations. These fall into the CARs Subparts 703, 704 and 705. The new regulations will also apply to private operators of turbine-powered aircraft with 6 or more pax seats.

The new regulations are effective immediately for airplanes manufactured on or after July 4, 2012. They also apply to newly manufactured aircraft that enter Canada on a leaseback arrangement.

Aircraft manufactured before July 4, 2012 have two (2) years after the date of Final Rule to have a TSO C151b compliant TAWS Systems installed and Transport Canada certified. All TAWS Systems must be compliant with the EAA requirement within 5 years of the date of Final Rule.

MC2 has a new website! - June 4, 2012

Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - Bill Arsenault, VP is pleased to announce that the company has just launched their new web site – http://www.midcanadamod.com. “The new site features a fresh, current look and feel,” says Arsenault. “It’s easier to use with the latest site navigation tools and the graphics showcase just some of our latest achievements. The new design is also easier for us to update and keep current – allowing us to better inform clients of the changes and developments in the avionics world.” The new MC2 site covers all current capabilities, sales, service and repair proficiencies. Also presented are recent company media releases, special events, white papers and newsletters on industry trends and information. The latest rule making initiatives from Transport Canada, that is applicable to the avionics world, is also integrated into the information presented.

Project/Media Update - First “out-of-country” application for Citation II Mod and STC developed by MC2 - Nov. 14, 2011

Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA – The Dutch National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) operates two research aircraft to test new technology and procedures. One of these aircraft is a Cessna Citation II that is owned and operated jointly with the Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering. This Citation has been extensively modified by NLR and Delft University of Technology to serve as a versatile airborne research platform and flight/airspace inspection platform. The flight envelope of the Citation II allows a wide range of operations to be performed. The cabin can accommodate a maximum of eight observers in addition to the two pilot cockpit crew.

MC2 Is On The Move! - October 4, 2011

Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA – Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2) is on the move to new facilities. At the end of October we will start our relocation from the mid-field complex of the airport to our new facilities in the North End Business Aviation Section of the Lester B Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The move is to be completed and the doors for our new “home” open for business on Monday October 31, 2011.

The new street and mailing address for MC2 will be: 2450 Derry Road East, Hangar 9, Mississauga Ontario L5S 1B2 Canada

Our telephone and email/web addresses will remain unchanged.

MC2 offices will be closed on Friday, October 28th and Saturday October 29th. AOG services will still be available. For AOG service contact Adeeb at (416) 677-3420 or Adeeb@midcanadamod.com. For AOG parts contact John at (416)  399-3372 or John@midcanadmod.com.

Appointment Notice - February 2, 2011

Internal Promotion and New Addition to MC2 Team

Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA – Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2) has just added a new member to its managerial team. The firm is also announcing the promotion of one its senior and long-standing managers.