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Oct. 4, 2018

Rodyniuk named CEO of West Wind Aviation

First Nations and employee-owned, West Wind Aviation group includes Transwest Air, Northern Shield Helicopter, Pronto Airways, and Snowbird Aviation.

Sikorsky S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots

Lockheed Martin reports the Sikorsky S-97 Raider light tactical prototype helicopter, leveraging X2 Technology, is advancing rapidly through its flight test schedule.

Airbus delivers first H135 to Qingdao

H135 arrives at Qingdao in China’s Shandong Province, signalling the start of 100 Airbus H135s to be delivered and ultimately produced in the country.
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Featured News 

H225M surpasses 100,000 flight hours

Since its first delivery to the French Air Force in 2006, the Airbus H225M, with 88 aircraft currently in service, surpasses 100,000 flight hours.The 11-metric-tonne H225M has been used in Afghanistan, Chad, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, and Mali, while also supporting NATO-led operations in Libya. » Read more...

Safran Helicopter to power hybrid Zunum ZA10

Zunum Aero, which operates in the electric aviation sector, selects Safran Helicopter Engines to provide a prime power source for its hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft, currently called the ZA10, which is scheduled to be available in the early 2020s. » Read more...

HAI applauds new FAA funding bill

Helicopter Association International applauds U.S. Congress for passing the five-year FAA reauthorization bill addressing important priorities for general aviation. » Read more...

Héroux-Devtek completes CESA acquisition

Quebec aerospace products manufacturer adds Airbus SE subsidiary for around $206 million, now expecting some 90 per cent of its sales to be generated internationally. » Read more...

WinAir to unveil new Dashboards at NBAA

Dashboards display any number of gadgets, which serve as a visual representation of client data around areas like aircraft flight readiness, aircraft utilization and quarantine status queues. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation this week

Bell updatesV-247 Vigilant Tiltrotor unmanned system

In this episode of Aviation this week: Bell updates the progress of its V-247 Vigilant Tiltrotor unmanned aircraft. Then, Airbus Helicopters officially begins 3D printing of A350 components, and Bombardier CRJ is certified for higher maintenance intervals. » 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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