Meet the five new members of the Spidertracks family!

With five recent additions to the team we’re well overdue for some introductions. To help you get to know them we compiled a few key details on our latest Spidertracks stars - plus we hit them with some curly questions to really test their mettle.…

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Aviation communication takes a leap forward with new Iridium® network

From the time of Spidertracks’ founding in response to an aviation tragedy, our mission has been to ensure connectivity and communication of aircraft location and situation, no matter what. It was the primary reason we originally selected Iridium as…

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Spiderthoughts: Why culture beats compliance in safety

Aviation safety systems are among the most sophisticated in the world. Maybe the folks that manage nuclear stockpiles have better practices (we’re happy if they do), but otherwise aviation safety procedures are the envy of the world - looked up to and…

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A History-Making Canadian Circumnavigation: How Spidertracks Helped C150GO Safely and Successfully Fly Around the World

In December 2015, amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, Steve Dengler and his father Bob sat down to plan what they later named the C150 Global Odyssey (aka C150GO) — a circumnavigation of the globe by helicopter, flown by Canadians in…

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More Than Filling a Hole in The Sky: The Aerial Fire Fighters of the Florida Forest Service

The life of a pilot invariably provides a challenging and fulfilling career. For the aerial fire fighters of the Florida Forest Service (FFS) this is particularly so, according to FFS Aviation Manager Brian McKee, himself a fixed wing flyer. 

“It’s a…

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Introducing weather overlays, new mobile apps, and more.

New features and updates to keep your people safe and your aircraft flying

At Spidertracks, we believe in safety driven development and customer-led innovation. We have some exciting updates in the product development pipeline, which began with our…

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Flight safety enhanced with smoother, more accurate tracking

Since 2006 Spidertracks has been consistently innovating with flight tracking technology that allows aviation businesses to improve safety and become more efficient, and the introduction of our Virtual FDR™ feature is another step forward.

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Yellowhead helicopters use spidertracks to improve fleet visibility

Based in British Columbia, Yellowhead Helicopters is a charter company whose services range from mineral exploration to heli-skiing, firefighting and oil and gas work. Their fleet of 35 aircraft operate Canada-wide, and have supported the forestry,…

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What are the communication technology options for your aviation business?

Reliable communication is an essential feature of aviation safety and operational efficiency - our eBook looks at the options available

When it comes to aviation communication, radio has been the standard. However at the recent Aero Friedrichshafen…

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Spidertracks Customer Spotlight: OGL Engineering, Canada

Since its founding in 1980, Calgary-based OGL Engineering has undergone a number of name changes to reflect their expansions and evolutions. From the original ‘Orthoshop’ moniker to Orthoshop Geomatics to the current OGL Engineering, the Canadian…

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