30 January 2012

Nav Canada Updates Flight Plan To Include Tracking URL

Lloyd Bunbury just sent us a note indicating that Nav Canada has amended the flight plan filing form to allow indicating a tracking URL to follow for the flight from such sources as SPOT.

Lloyd writes: "I just filed a flight plan ... and noted that you now have a "Tracking URL" field allowing me to enter my SPOT2 tracking URL when filing! This is BIG news and I thank you for listening and taking such immediate action to include this data in the flight plan! Kudos all around!"

This will be a great boon for pilots and may actually help get someone found sooner as it makes more locating resources quickly available to SAR.

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