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April 18, 2019
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Bristow extends financial filing deadline

Bristow Group extends quarterly filing to June 19 and, with approximately US$202.1 million of liquidity, retains advisors to explore strategic financial alternatives.

Honeywell to collaborate with Volocopter on Urban Air Mobility

Honeywell and Volocopter sign an agreement to jointly test and develop new navigation and automatic landing systems for Volocopter’s VTOL aircraft.

Heli-One and Caverton sign MRO agreement

Heli-One, based in Richmond, British Columbia, and Caverton Helicopters have signed a multi-year maintenance support agreement for a Sikorsky S-76C++.
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Featured News 
Air Medical

Helijet renews BC air ambulance agreement

Helijet International of Richmond renews its dedicated air medical contract with British Columbia Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) for an additional four years. Helijet will continue to supply four Sikorsky S-76 model helicopters for the B.C. Ambulance Service, which is operated by BCEHS. » Read more...
H135 Assembly

H135 final assembly line starts up in China

Airbus Helicopters began operations at its H135 final assembly line in China, where the company sees a potential demand for 600 light twin-engine helicopters over the next two decades. Opening of the facility follows a 2016 agreement for the purchase of 100 H135s destined for the Chinese market. » Read more...

FAA and EASA certify DART flotation

DART Aerospace announced it has received new STC approvals from both the FAA and EASA for its new EC/H130 Emergency Float System. » Read more...

VIH Aerospace earns AS9100D

VIH Aerospace earns AS9100 Rev D Quality Management Systems Certification for its facility in North Saanich, British Columbia. » Read more...

Airbus awarded ARH Tiger extension

Airbus receives a five-year extension for through-life support of the Australian Army’s two-seater ARH Tiger attack helicopter. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Mars Helicopter completes flight tests for 2020 launch

In today’s episode of Aviation This Week: NASA tests the final model of its Mars Helicopter scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet in July 2020. Then Bombardier’s Global 7500 sets two key city-pair records reaching Mach 0.925; and Canada Post issues five stamps to celebrate Canadian aviation history. » 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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