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June 27, 2019
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Ben appointed chief executive of Lockheed Martin Canada

Lorraine Ben becomes VP and chief executive of Lockheed Martin Canada, which has approximately 1,000 employees and a supply chain of 1,400 Canadian companies.

Airbus and French Ministry target hybrid helicopter flight

A new research program aims to demonstrate the use of a hybrid propulsion system on board an H130 single-engine helicopter testbed, targetting first flight in 2020.

HAI’s Zuccaro plans to retire in 2020

After 15 years at the helm, Matthew Zuccaro, president and CEO of the Helicopter Association International, plans to retire in June 2020.
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Era sets AW139 flight-hour milestone

Era Group sets an operational milestone by logging 200,000 flight hours with its fleet of 36 Leonardo AW139 helicopters, primarily for offshore missions, which includes 166,000 operating flight hours and 34,000 hours in support of leasing partnerships. Era is scheduled to receive the world’s first AW609 tiltrotor next year. » Read more...
Serbia receives H145M

Serbia receives first H145M

At a ceremony for the delivery of Serbia's first H145M, Airbus announces the country will become a maintenance hub for SA 341/SA 342 Gazelle helicopters through its Moma Stanojlovic aeronautical plant, located near Belgrade. Serbia is scheduled to receive nine H145Ms for the Air Force and Ministry of Interior. » Read more...

Rolls-Royce to acquire Siemens electric-propulsion business

Rolls-Royce moves to acquire the electric and hybrid-electric aerospace propulsion activities of Siemens, as part of its ambitions to lead the third era of aviation. » Read more...

Signature Flight FBOs to support Uber Elevate

Signature Flight Support reached a partnership deal with Uber Elevate to facilitate ground-based operations and skyport infrastructure across the U.S. » Read more...

Saint-Jacques returns to Earth

David Saint-Jacques set a record for the longest mission in space by a Canadian at 204 days and became the first CSA astronaut to participate in a spacewalk since 2007. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Boeing receives 737 MAX order

In this episode of Aviation This Week: International Airlines Group signed a letter of intent at the Paris Air Show to purchase 200 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. Longview’s De Havilland Aircraft of Canada operation formally receives Type Certificates for the Dash 8 aircraft program; and Daher moves to acquire Quest Aircraft and its Kodiak 100. » See More

2019 CBAA Convention & Exhibition

July 9-11, 2019
Location: Sunwest Aviation, Calgary, AB
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COPA Eastern Canada Convention and Fly In

August 22-24, 2019
Location: Cornwall, ON
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Toronto

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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85th annual ATAC Conference and Tradeshow

November 18-20, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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