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  • If you need to make contact with pilots, work through their professional organizations. For starters, try the Air Line Pilots Association, International (http://alpa.org).
  • The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (www.tsb.gc.ca) publishes an archive of all TSB accident investigation reports, summary statistics on accidents and incidents, TSB procedures, rules and regulations, and all TSB press releases.
  • Nav Canada (www.navcanada.ca), the non-profit operator of air-traffic-control services in Canada, publishes an invaluable glossary of aviation terms for decrypting acronyms that constantly crop up in accident-investigation reports. The site also provides basic information on Nav Canada’s operations, including media releases and annual reports.