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March 21, 2019

Funding the H145 for STARS

A week after Alberta announces it would fund one of nine new Airbus H145 helicopters for STARS Air Ambulance, the Federal government then provides $65 million.

Leonardo new orders surge

Boosted by $4.5 billion Qatar’s acquisition of 28 NH90 military helicopters. Leonardo releases its 2018 results with new order intake up 32 per cent.

Air Medical orders 21 Airbus helicopters

Air Medical Group, an operation of Global Medical Response, reaches a contract with Airbus for a mix of 21 single-engine H125s and twin-engine H135s.
Featured News 
V-22 Osprey

V-22 Osprey marks three decades

Bell Helicopter highlights the 30-year anniversary since the V-22 Osprey first flew and how the tiltrotor aircraft has fundamentally changed combat and support humanitarian operations. With unique maneuverability, speed and range, more than 375 V-22 aircraft have accumulated over 450,000 flight hours. » Read more...
Reja Savbäck

Reja Savbäck named CEO of Savback Helicopters

Reja Savbäck is appointed CEO of Savback Helicopters AB based in Hällestad, approximately two hours south of Stockholm, Sweden. Savback Helicopters specializes in selling helicopters and has been active in the industry for more than 28 years, selling more than 800 new and preowned aircraft. » Read more...

Bell delivers Jet Ranger X to Stockton police

Bell Helicopter delivers a law-enforcement-configured 505 Jet Ranger X, including high skid gear, to the Stockton Police Department in California. » Read more...

Airbus Skyways drone shore-to-ship trials

Airbus begins Skyways parcel drone trials in Singapore, described as a world-first, with payloads up to 4 kg reaching vessels as far as 3 km from the coast. » Read more...

Magellan contract for RCAF flares

Magellan Aerospace reaches agreements valued at $48 million to perform the licensed manufacture of LUU-2 illumination flares for the Royal Canadian Air Force. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Milestone splashdown for SpaceX Crew Dragon

In this episode of Aviation This Week: NASA and SpaceX, with some Canadian ingenuity, complete a critical step in the efforts to once again launch humans into space from American soil. Then the first CityAirbus eVTOL demonstrator is unveiled for testing this summer; and three Canadian airports are among world’s best. » See More
Careers in Aviation

2019 WAMEA Airworthiness Symposium & Tradeshow

March 21-22, 2019
Location: Best Western Premier, Calgary, AB
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Calgary

May 25, 2019
Location: WestJet, Calgary, AB
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May 29-30, 2019
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Toronto

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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