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February 7, 2019

EuroTec expands with Genesys and HeliSAS

EuroTec Vertical Flight Solutions becomes a Genesys Aerosystems dealership, which includes providing installation services, sales and support for HeliSAS.

SPAES installs Spidertracks on BK 117

SPAES GmbH & Co. KG has installed a Spidertracks on the instrument panel of the helicopter BK 117 for satellite-supported tracking in real time.

Corbin joins Metro Aviation

Stewart Corbin joins Metro Aviation in a new role as training manager for the company’s Customer Communication Center, which leverages the Metro Aviation CommLab.
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Featured News 

Asterix deploys with first embarked CH-148 Cyclone

Following a planned maintenance period in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada’s only naval support ship on February 6 departed for a year-long tour. This deployment marks the first embarked Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone detachment from 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron. Photo: Dennis Jarvis. » Read more...

Enstrom 480B receives Canadian certification

Enstrom Helicopter receives Transport Canada validation of its model 480B helicopter, which joins eight other Enstrom models approved for operation in Canada. Enstrom explains it is currently working with its first 480B launch customer in Canada and that it expects the market to open quickly thereafter. » Read more...

Airbus Helicopters appoints new executives

Alain Flourens becomes head of industry for Airbus Helicopters and Stefan Thomé becomes head of engineering for the operation. » Read more...

Red Bull Air Race to begin Friday

Canadian Pete McLeod is among 14 Master Class pilots set to begin the 2019 Red Bull Air Race World Championship on February 8 in Abu Dhabi. » Read more...

TSB outlines runway incursion risk at Pearson

Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases results from what it describes as a safety issue investigation concerning the risk of runway incursions. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

FLIR Systems acquires Aeryon Labs

In this episode of Aviation this Week: Thermal sensor giant FLIR Systems acquires Aeryon Labs of Waterloo, Ont., for $200 million. Then Bombardier moves to acquire the Global 7500 wing program from Triumph Group, and WestJet takes delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner to open up international routes from Calgary. » 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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2019 WAMEA Airworthiness Symposium & Tradeshow

March 21-22, 2019
Location: Best Western Premier, Calgary, AB
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ARAMC, Atlantic AME Association conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
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