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FlightSafety awarded TH-57 aircrew-training contracts

Contract for Bell TH-57 aircrew-training services is scheduled to begin in early 2019 with U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and international students.

Rotortrade mid-year results

Helicopter dealer and global distributor of Leonardo’s pre-owned helicopters on target to meet last year’s results with 12 deliveries and nine backlogs so far.

Metallic magnesium maker for aerospace gets $30.9M from Quebec

Alliance Magnesium is engaged in the production of metallic magnesium sold in the markets of the aerospace and automotive industries to reduce product weight.

TSB releases annual report

Transportation Safety Board of Canada published its Annual Report to Parliament, highlighting statistics on occurrences in the aviation, marine, rail and pipeline sectors.
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Manitoba town honours flight of first Canadian helicopter

As part of Homewood’s 100-year celebrations, the small Manitoba town paid tribute to the first flight of a Canadian helicopter, developed by the Froebe brothers, in 1937. They put together a sturdy twin-rotor contra-rotating machine, powered by a used 4-cylinder air-cooled, front-mounted de Havilland Gipsy engine. » Read more...

Bell collaborates on Micro-Unmanned Aerial Systems

Bell engineers Levi Hefner and Dakota Easley perform wind-tunnel experiments on micro UAS at the Army Research Laboratory. Based on a March 2018 agreement, the project surrounds what Bell describes as miniature, lightweight reconnaissance vehicles that soldiers can carry onto the battlefield and deploy in a confined space. » Read more...
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Magellan aerospace signs a 6-year manufacturing deal with Pratt & Whitney

Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore is back with all of your latest aviation industry news! In this episode of Aviation This Week: Magellan aerospace signs a 6-year manufacturing deal with Pratt & Whitney. Then, the Southern Ontario Airport Network reports on its economic impact on Canadian communities for 2017, and the pseudo-satellite aircraft Zephyr flies a world record length of 25 days. » See More

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September 1-3, 2018
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October 16-18, 2018
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HAC 2018 Convention and Trade Show

November 1-3, 2018
Location: Vancouver, BC
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