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January 31, 2019

Canada to modernize RCAF Griffon fleet

The Government of Canada will leverage Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd. for newly assigned design work to extend the life of RCAF’s fleet of 85 CH-146 Griffons.

DDC testing 50-lb cargo delivery

Drone Delivery Canada has commenced testing of its newest cargo delivery drone, The Falcon, with a lifting capability of 50 pounds of payload and a travel range of 60 km.

Sikorsky S-92s to begin operations in Mexico

Three Sikorsky S-92 helicopters have been selected by a major oil company to provide deep-water transportation to rigs off the shores of Mexico.
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Universal Helicopters

Universal Helicopters orders Tecnam fleet

Universal Helicopters of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland, reached an agreement to purchase a fleet of 10 initial aircraft from Tecnam for two fixed-wing flight training locations. The purchase consists of four P2008 LSA, four P2010 standard category 4 place, and two P2006T twins. » Read more...

Disrupting the supply chain, five critical forces

Manfred Hader, who co-heads Roland Berger GmbH’s Global Aerospace & Defense Practice, describes key findings from the global consulting firm’s Aerospace & Defense Top Management Issues Radar 2018 and how the aviation world’s supply chain will be effected in the near future. » Read more...

V-280 Valor reaches 280 knots

The Bell V-280 Valor achieves its namesake optimal cruise speed of 280 knots on January 23, 2019, at the company’s Flight Research Center in Arlington, TX. » Read more...

FLIR acquires Aeryon Labs

FLIR Systems purchases Aeryon Labs of Waterloo, Ont., for $200 million to leverage its position in sensors for small payload military and ISR UAS growth. » Read more...

Western Drone Show set for Winnipeg

The Western Drone Show is a new event taking place this year in Winnipeg on May 3 at the Victoria Inn, with an emphasis on educational development. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Boeing completes the first test flight of its PAV prototype

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Boeing completes the first test flight of its autonomous PAV prototype just a year after its conceptual design. ViDAR deployments for maritime SAR; and Airbus Helicopters reports its 2018 numbers with higher deliveries than a year prior. » See More
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February 27-28, 2019
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April 24-26, 2019
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