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Canada certifies increased gross weight for S-92 helicopters

Sikorsky has achieved Canadian certification for the expanded gross weight capability option for new S-92 helicopters, which increases the maximum take-off weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds.

ARA Robotics to unveil UAV flight controller

ARA Robotics of Montreal, Quebec, which develops UAV technology, is set to unveil its new commercial flight controller, SKYMATE, targeted at applications like 2D/3D aerial inspection and mapping.

Waypoint Leasing places H135 with ALT

Reaching its seventh H135 delivery, Waypoint recently completed a lease transaction for one H135 helicopter to ADAC Luftfahrt Technik GmbH in Germany to be used for pilot training.
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Rostec to create VRT500 prototype by end of 2019

Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, will produce a light utility helicopter prototype, called the VRT500, by the end of 2019. The prototype is being designed by the VR-Technologies design bureau. Rostec explains the helicopter’s rotor system strength tests are now underway and VR-Technologies will soon begin aerodynamic testing. » Read more...
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Speakers confirmed for Careers in Aviation Toronto

On April 28 at the Jazz Aviation Hangar in Mississauga, more than 200 students and aviation professionals will take part in Careers in Aviation with six speaker sessions, mentor tables and aircraft tours. The day’s rotary session will be led by Jim Armstrong, Helicopter Pilot and Assistant Chief Flight Instructor, Essential Helicopters. » Read more...
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Japan Coast Guard bolsters fleet with H225 order

Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of one H225 helicopter from the Japan Coast Guard (JCG), which it has been working with for more than 25 years, bringing JCG’s H225 fleet to 10 units. » Read more

Safran's Arriel 2H receives EASA certification

Safran Helicopter Engines received EASA engine type certification for its Arriel 2H engine, installed in the Avicopter AC312E which made its maiden flight in July 2016. » Read more

AHS rebrands as The Vertical Flight Society

AHS announced it is rebranding as Vertical Flight Society to institute a more accurate reflection of its membership and role in the world, while AHS itself will be retained as the legal entity. » Read more
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Bombardier claims its Global 7000 business jet is now officially the longest-range business aircraft in existence

In this week’s episode of Aviation This Week, Bombardier claims its Global 7000 business jet is now officially the longest-range business aircraft in existence, Fitch Group says ultra-low cost carriers don’t pose an immediate threat to Air Canada and WestJet, and Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity safely and successfully completes her first supersonic, rocket-powered flight. » See More

Careers in Aviation Expo, Greater Toronto

April 28, 2018
Location: Jazz Hangar, Mississauga, ON
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Edmonton

May 12, 2018
Location: Aurora Jet Partners Hangar, Edmonton, AB
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May 30-31, 2018
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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CBAA 2018 Convention & Exhibition

June 12-14, 2018
Location: Waterloo, ON
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