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January 3, 2019
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Boeing to modernize entire Spanish Chinook fleet

Boeing will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration, adding features like the digital automatic flight control system.

Airbus VSR700 demonstrator flies unmanned

Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 demonstrator in December took off for a fully unmanned autonomous flight at the military airbase in Istres in the south of France.

Cockell joins RotorLink

Paul Cockell joins RotorLink Technical Services of Delta, British Columbia, bringing 36 years of aeronautics experience to his new role.
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Transport Canada

A first look at SB>1 DEFIANT

Sikorsky and Boeing in late December provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT helicopter, which the companies have developed for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of conventional helicopters, leveraging X2 Technology. » Read more...
Whisper Ridge

Whisper Ridge adds heli-ski acreage

Helicopter- and cat-skiing provider operating out of Eden, Utah, has added more than 11,000 skiable acres to its existing terrain for the 2018/19 season. The company, with two dedicated B3 and one 205++ helicopters, explains its newly combined 70,000+ acreage makes it the largest private backcountry ski resort in the world. » Read more...

TH-119 performs first flight

Leonardo completes initial flight test of its TH-119 IFR trainer, described as the only modern, single-engine helicopter certified to operate in actual instrument conditions. » Read more...

EASA approves Dart EFS

DART Aerospace of Hawkesbury, Ontario, receives certification from EASA for its Emergency Float System (EFS), designed exclusively for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. » Read more...

Canadian passenger protection regulations ready for public comment

The Canadian Transportation Agency’s proposed air passenger protection regulations were published on December 22 for a final 60-day public comment period. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation this week

Mitsubishi moves forward with MRJ

In this episode of Aviation this Week: Mitsubishi assembles its first GTF PW1200G engine in Komaki, Japan, for MRJ flight testing. Then Flying Colours breaks ground on a new hangar in Peterborough; and Lockheed Martin Canada joins forces with L3 MAS for the RCAF training procurement competition. » See More
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CAMEA, Central AME Association Conference

February 27-28, 2019
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB
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March 4-7, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Georgia World Congress Center
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ARAMC, Atlantic AME Association conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
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