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March 7, 2019
Careers in Aviation

Honeywell five-year civil helicopter forecast

Honeywell’s annual Turbine-Powered Civil Helicopter Purchase Outlook, released on March 4, projects 4,000 new civilian-use helicopters will be delivered to 2023.

Heli-One STC for Universal Avionics Flight Deck upgrade

Heli-One receives STC from Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation for Universal Avionics Flight Deck upgrade on Sikorsky S-76 VVIP.

Leonardo adding AW609, AW169 sim

With assembly of the AW609 set to begin in a matter of weeks in Philadelphia, Leonardo is adding CAE-driven AW609 and AW169 full sim at its new training centre.

DART unveils tech at Heli Expo

DART Aerospace introduces a range of new technologies, such as 240 & 260 USG firefighting buckets, H130 landing gear and the AW139 Skylight Window.
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WAMEA 2019

WAMEA Update 2019 Airworthiness Symposium & Trade Show

March 21-22, 2019 | Best Western Premier | 1316, 33rd Street NE | Calgary, AB | REGISTER

Come and join the largest gathering of AME’s in western Canada to meet some new friends and get reacquainted with old ones. Come and hear about new opportunities and changes that are taking place in our industry from Regulators, AMO’s, Suppliers and industry experts.


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Featured News 
New Airbus H145

Airbus unveils new H145

Airbus Helicopters at Heli-Expo 2019 unveils a new version of its H145 light twin-engine helicopter, based on a five-bladed rotor. Leveraging the simplicity of a bearingless main rotor design, the new H145 increases its useful load by 150 kg. EASA certification is planned for early 2020. » Read more...
Sikorsky s92A+/B

Sikorsky introduces S-92A+ and S-92B helicopters

Sikorsky announces plans for its S-92 helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B. Availability is set for 2022 and the company plans to have a S-92B price target below historical S-92 prices. » Read more...
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Hai Heli-Expo 2019

Network with the Best of Vertical Aviation

Attend at the world’s largest trade show and exposition dedicated to vertical aviation. HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 in Atlanta, March 5–7. Meet 700+ exhibitors. See 60+ helicopters on the show floor. Take advantage of more than 100 education opportunities. >> Register to attend

StandardAero, Thales autopilot update

Four months into their joint effort to introduce a new light helicopter autopilot system, StandardAero and Thales complete market study and design definition. » Read more...

First Canadian order for Airbus H160

Airbus signed an order for an ACH160 with an undisclosed Canadian customer in the corporate aviation sector, who will receive the aircraft with a custom interior. » Read more...

Yahav next CEO of Universal Avionics

Dror Yahav is set to become CEO of Universal Avionics, effective April 10, 2019, succeeding Paul DeHerrera, who is retiring after 25 years with the company. » Read more...

StandardAero FAA cert for Bell 212 glass cockpit upgrade

StandardAero receives FAA certification of a new glass cockpit upgrade for the Bell 212 helicopter, available for both VFR and IFR operations. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

KF Aerospace to boost MRO in Hamilton

In this episode of Aviation This Week: KF Aerospace breaks ground on a $30 million expansion in Hamilton, which will also benefit Mohawk College. GAMA reports on year-end aircraft shipments, with the first increase in all segments since 2013. The Boeing-Embraer joint venture receives Embraer shareholder approval. » See More
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2019 WAMEA Airworthiness Symposium & Tradeshow

March 21-22, 2019
Location: Best Western Premier, Calgary, AB
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