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August 1, 2019
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Charette becomes president of Airbus Helicopters Canada

Dwayne Charette is appointed president of Airbus Helicopters Canada, in addition to his role as chief operating officer of the operation, succeeding Romain Trapp.

Helijet completes transaction to go private

Helijet International completes its previously announced transaction to go private, with CEO Danny Sitnam acquiring all outstanding common shares.

Texas court confirms PHI restructuring plan

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas has confirmed PHI’s restructuring plan, which would see unsecured creditors own all of its equity.

Canadian Helicopters repays Crown Capital loan

Crown Capital Partners announces the repayment of an $8 million term loan by Canadian Helicopters Limited, which holds a network of 28 fixed bases.
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Florida orders two H125s for mosquito control

Two new H125s ordered by the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District, to help fulfill a fleet upgrade program, will support aerial spraying to control the mosquito population in the Florida Keys. The purchase will bring Florida’s H125 mosquito control fleet to 10. » Read more...

Rensselaer research to focus on increasing helicopter speed

Researchers from two centres at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute plan to address how controlling air flow can help usher in the next generation of high-speed helicopters. The team will develop and test methods focused on the flow and separation of air over blades. » Read more...

CASP Aerospace completes TCCA inspection with zero findings

CASP Aerospace, based in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, completes a Process Inspection by the TCCA, resulting in zero findings and zero observations. » Read more...

Enstrom obtains FAA certification of GTN 750

The Federal Aviation Administration certifies the Garmin GTN 750, a GPS/NAV/COMM multifunction display system, for the Enstrom 480B. » Read more...

Ten years of Lakota at Naval Air Station Patuxent River

Airbus hosts a ceremony with leaders of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School to commemorate the UH-72A Lakota’s 10-year anniversary at NAS in Maryland. » Read more...
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Aviation This Week

REM station construction begins at Trudeau International

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Leonardo’s TH-119 helicopter, a key competitor in Canada’s FAcT procurement, receives Instrument Flight Rules supplemental type certification from the FAA. PAL Aerospace is awarded a heavy maintenance contract for RCAF’s CT-142 Fleet and ADM Aéroports of Montréal breaks ground for its future REM station at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport. » See More

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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24th Annual HAC Convention & Helicopter Safety Forum

November 14-16, 2019
Location: Location: Vancouver, BC
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85th annual ATAC Conference and Tradeshow

November 18-20, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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