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January 24, 2019

Airbus Helicopters reports 2018 numbers

Airbus Helicopters in 2018 saw gross orders up 18 per cent to 413 units, first orders for the next-generation H160, and an increasing share of the military market.

First flight for Boeing’s autonomous PAV

Boeing completes first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype, powered by electric propulsion with a range of up to 50 miles.

Leonardo awarded £293M Apache support contract

Leonardo is to provide UK’s Apache AH Mk.1 Attack Helicopter fleet with support and maintenance services until the aircraft goes out of service in 2024.
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Helicopters and Cranes

The Flying Banana

Carroll McCormick visits the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum to see its latest restoration success of a Piasecki/Vertol H-21/H-44 twin-rotor helicopter. The museum, which has only one other helicopter on display, received the H-44 from Reynolds Heritage in Alberta back in 2013. » Read more...

Bell Boeing awarded $144M for V-22 support

Bell Boeing Joint Program Office is awarded an approximate US$144M firm-fixed-price requirements contract for logistics and engineering support of the V-22 platform. » Read more...

Developing UAS safety best practices

Mark Aruja, chairman of Unmanned Systems Canada, describes the progress of UAS safety practices and weighs in on Transport Canada’s new VLOS regulations. » Read more...

Cyber Attacks in Aviation

With today’s technologically advanced airports, Brian Dunn describes how Canada and the aviation world are adjusting to growing digital threats. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Aireon completes Iridium NEXT deployment

In this episode of Aviation this Week: Aireon completes its Iridium NEXT deployment and is just weeks away from beginning a new era for aircraft surveillance and routing. Then Transport Canada unveils visual line of sight regulations for drones; and Air Canada invests $97.3 million in Chorus with an new agreement extending into 2035. » 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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