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Oct. 25, 2018

STARS to upgrade fleet with Airbus H145

Airbus’ H145 was selected as the fleet replacement aircraft for STARS air ambulance’s aging fleet, which will be the first H145s in HEMS configuration to enter Canada.

Quebec’s Airmedic to acquire three aircraft from Metro

Airmedic, described as the only privately-owned air medical provider in Quebec, to acquire three Airbus EC145e aircraft from Metro Aviation.

Portugal orders five AW119Kx helicopters

Portuguese Ministry of Defence selects Leonardo’s AW119Kx as its new multirole single engine helicopter, set to take delivery of the first aircraft in late-2018.
Featured News 
Fire Support

Fire support in Fort St. John

For two years in a row, British Columbia has dealt with devastating wildfire seasons with the Provincial government twice declaring a state of emergency. Kendra Kincade speaks with Becky Grimsrud of Highland Helicopters and Tressa Clarke of Bailey Helicopters about their work from Fort St. John. » Read more...

Servicing wind farms

Wind turbines are largely seen as having a dangerous relationship with the aviation world, but there is also a growing business for helicopter operations to support offshore wind turbines, particularly in combination with marine-based vessels. (Photo by David Dixon of Walney Offshore Windfarm in the UK) » Read more...

CHC opens SAR facility in Dublin

Building on its long-standing presence in Ireland, CHC Helicopters opens a new search and rescue base facility in Dublin, Ireland. » Read more...

McCammon joins Kopter North America

Lee McCammon becomes an air medical specialist for Kopter North America, which was recently formed with plans to establish a manufacturing and assembly facility. » Read more...

Textron Aviation establishes Canadian operation

Wichita giant establishes Textron Aviation Canada to focus on service, which includes acquiring assets of Aspect Aircraft Maintenance in Calgary and a new MSU in Toronto. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation this week

Aircraft highlights from NBAA 2018 in Orlando

In this episode of Aviation this week: Taking a look at some of the top aircraft stories at the NBAA-BACE 2018 show in Orlando, including Embraer’s new Praetor jet, Pilatus’ first showing of the PC-24 at the show and Gulfstream’s new G500. » See More
MRO Directory

Doing MRO in Canada Conference

October 29, 2018
Location: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
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HAC 2018 Convention and Trade Show

November 1-3, 2018
Location: Vancouver, BC
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Ontario 2018 AME Conference

November 7-9, 2018
Location: Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON
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2018 Canadian Aerospace Summit

November 12-14, 2018
Location: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON
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