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March 28, 2019
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Tackling Air Taxi Safety

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has spent four years working on an air-taxi Safety Issues Investigation to address persistent issues.

Lost promise of SMS and FRMS

Fred Jones, president and CEO of the Helicopter Association of Canada, takes a look at the historic and newer mechanisms of Transport Canada safety management.

Korea, Malaysia add AW189s to fire-fighting fleets

The Malaysia Fire and Rescue Department and Korea’s Seoul Fire Department are beginning operations with AW189s, soon to be followed by Tokyo Fire Department.
Featured News 

DEFIANT achieves first flight

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT helicopter achieved first flight at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. The aircraft, being jointly developed by Sikorsky and Boeing, is representative of the next generation of military helicopters within the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program. » Read more...
Rolls Royce M250

Rolls-Royce advances hybrid-electric tests

Rolls-Royce states it has taken a significant step in the development of a hybrid-electric propulsion system, based on its M250 gas turbine engine, following recent, successful ground tests in Indianapolis. Nearly 33,000 variants of the M250 engine have been delivered to customers. » Read more...

Airbus H145M bid in Australian purchase

Airbus plans to include its H145 for a bid on a new rotorcraft program initiated for the Australian Special Forces, targeting a four-tonne class, multi-role helicopter. » Read more...

Phase II winners of GoFly Prize

The GoFly Prize program names five winning teams in Phase II of its competition to design and build a near-VTOL personal device capable of flying 20 miles. » Read more...

Canadians in Flight stamp issue

Canada Post issues five stamps to honour Canadian pilots, designers and aircraft that made civilian and military aviation history. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

STARS’ H145 fleet renewal program receives funding

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Alberta and the Federal government help fund STARS’ fleet renewal program to purchase nine new helicopters, focusing on the Airbus H145. Viking Air launches an Avionics Upgrade Program for the Canadair CL-415 with Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion; and the Bombardier Challenger 350 was the world’s most-delivered business jet in 2018. » See More
Careers in Aviation

22nd World Aviation Training Summit, WATS 2019

April 30-May 2, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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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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