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February 21, 2019

TSB reports on fatal 2018 heli crash

Transportation Safety Board of Canada reports on the fatal St-Joachim-de-Courval accident, underscoring the risks posed by insufficient instrument experience.


Calgary-based STARS Air Ambulance selects SKYTRAC Push-to-Talk, featuring real-time in-flight data transfer capability, for its Airbus H145 fleet renewal program.

Airbus adds Mirabel site to youth STEM network

The Airbus Foundation launches the first Canadian site of its Flying Challenge program, presenting a $45,000 cheque to the Montreal-area initiative.
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Leonardo unveils enhanced AWHERO

Leonardo opened its new facility in Pisa, Italy, dedicated to the development and production of the AWHERO Rotary Unmanned Air System (RUAS). During the ceremony, the company also unveiled the first AWHERO pre-production aircraft for maritime surveillance demonstrations. » Read more...
Drone Delivery

Drone Delivery Canada unveils 400-lb Condor

Drone Delivery Canada introduces its new Condor drone, which has been in development for the past year to serve as a delivery cargo aircraft. The Condor is expected to have a payload capacity of 180 kilograms (400 pounds) and a potential travel distance of up to 200 kilometres. » Read more...

RCAF interim Hornets arrive in Cold Lake

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) takes delivery of two interim fighter aircraft, Australian F/A-18A Hornets, at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta. » Read more...

KF Aerospace Hamilton expansion

KF Aerospace breaks ground on a $30 million MRO expansion to provide wide-body aircraft capabilities and an expected 275 jobs to Hamilton. » Read more...

Boeing and Safran announce JV name

Etienne Boisseau will lead Initium Aerospace as the previously announced 50-50 joint venture to design, build and service Auxiliary Power Units. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Airbus to cease deliveries of the A380 in 2021

In this episode of Aviation this Week: Airbus, with a backlog of around 7,500 aircraft, announces it will cease deliveries of the A380 in 2021. IATA’s new report on global passenger traffic results for 2018 shows a continued climb in commercial growth. Bombardier launches the CRJ550 model as a viable 50-seat aircraft replacement option. » 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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May 29-30, 2019
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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