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Sept. 27, 2018

Fatal helicopter crash in Whitchurch-Stouffville

A pilot who flew for Essential Helicopters is dead after his helicopter crashed in a rural area of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont., on Tuesday afternoon.

Funding for Foremost UAS in Alberta

Close to $600,000 will be invested by various pillars of government to support development at the Foremost Unmanned Air Systems Range.

Airbus Helicopters 3D printing of A350 components

Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth, Germany, launched the production of latch shafts for the doors of A350 passenger aircraft using 3D manufacturing.
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Featured News 

Bell updates V-247 Vigilant Tiltrotor UAS

The Bell V-247 Vigilant tiltrotor is an unmanned aerial system that, according to the company, will combine the vertical lift capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a conventional fixed-wing aircraft. Introduced in a ship-borne design, Bell estimates the aircraft could be available for production as early as 2023. » Read more...

Philippine Coast Guard orders H145

Philippine Coast Guard placed an order for one H145 helicopter, making it the first H145 parapublic operator in the Philippines. The new 4-tonne-class, twin-engine helicopter is equipped with tools like high frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling, search light, and electro-optical systems. » Read more...

Boeing MH-139 to replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey fleet

MH-139 helicopter built from Leonardo’s baseline is to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N Huey helicopters in a contract valued at US$2.4 billion. » Read more...

TracPlus among Deloitte Fast 50 in New Zealand

The Deloitte Fast 50 regional awards, focusing on year over year growth, were presented this week to leading companies in New Zealand, including TracPlus. » Read more...

Swissport expands in Germany with Apron GmbH acquisition

The purchase of Apron GmbH makes Stuttgart the second largest cargo hub for Swissport in Germany, only topped by the company's Frankfurt facility. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation this week

Building MAX reach on the east coast

In this episode of Aviation this week: Canadian airlines and airports leverage the longer range and fuel efficiency of Boeing’s 737 MAX generation. Then, Universal Helicopters of Goose Bay makes two major investments to expand its operations and Agrisoma Biosciences of Gatineau helps to provide biofuel for an 11-hour United Airlines flight. » See More

2018 CHC Safety & Quality Summit

October 2-4, 2018
Location: Dallas, Tx.
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October 16-18, 2018
Location: Orlando, FL
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Helitech International 2018

October 16-18, 2018
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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HAC 2018 Convention and Trade Show

November 1-3, 2018
Location: Vancouver, BC
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