Airplanes

Searching For the "Good" in Goodbye

Gillian Farber | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada
Gillian Farber

Three weeks ago, as I sat in the plane to take me back to my new found home of England, I felt, once again, an overwhelming sense of anxiety that I se...

A Crash Course on Musical Transposition

Penny Will | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada
Penny Will

Transposition is a musical term for moving notes higher or lower to change key. So why do arrangers transpose? Why not keep everything in it's original key and for that matter why don't composers always write in C, as it has no flats or sharps? Choosing the key of a piece is somewhat like choosing a seat in an airplane. Though all the seats are sort of the same, everyone has preferences, for various reasons.

More Issues From Sitting: Blood Clots On Airplanes

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - Good news for budget-minded travellers: There's no proof that flying economy-class increases your chances of dangerous blood clots, accordin...

American Airlines Places 'Biggest Order In History' -- 460 Planes

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines is buying at least 460 new planes over the next five years in what it calls the biggest ai...

Bombardier Sees Slowing Orders For Regional Jets

CP | Posted 08.01.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.A) says first-quarter profits rose to US$220 million as the Quebec-based transportation gian...