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August 29, 2019
MRO Directory

Mørland promoted at Heli-One Norway

Jens Morten Mørland becomes sales director for Heli-One’s Norwegian Stavanger facility, focusing on work for existing customers and development in Europe and Asia.

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X surpasses 20,000 hours

Shortly after delivering the 200th 505 Jet Ranger X, Bell marks another milestone in August as the same aircraft model surpasses more than 20,000 flight hours.

FAA certifies Slimline fuel tank for R66

The Federal Aviation Administration certifies Robinson Helicopter’s Slimline Auxiliary Fuel Tank for its R66 turbine helicopter.
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Featured News 

Canada updates SAR Cormorant commitment

The Government of Canada updates its SAR helicopter fleet investment within the Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade program, worth approximately $1.4 billion, led by Leonardo in partnership with IMP Aerospace, CAE, GE Canada and Collins Aerospace. The program is to generate economic activity in Canada equal to the contract value. » Read more...

Blackcomb Helicopters achieves carbon-neutral world first

Blackcomb Helicopters becomes the first full-service helicopter operator in the world to offset 100 per cent of its carbon footprint. Initiating the transition in 2018 by first focusing on its growing tourism program, the Whistler, BC-based operator then offset the entirety of its business in 2019. » Read more...

Life Flight earns HAI safety accreditation

Life Flight Network completes Helicopter Association International’s Accreditation Program of Safety and reaches Stage Three for IS-BAO. » Read more...

First autonomous flight for Bell APT 70

Bell Textron completes the first autonomous flight of its APT 70 and will continue to test the drone under an experimental type certificate throughout the year. » Read more...

SKYTRAC beta partner for Iridium transceiver

SKYTRAC Systems of Kelowna, BC, is one of 10 beta partners to receive the initial operational units of the new Iridium Certus 9770 transceiver. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

STARS Pegasus Project in flight

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Actor Kim Coates helps launch the Pegasus Project to raise funds for STARS with the sale of a custom built 1968 Ford Mustang 427 coupe to be sold in 2021. Then the Greater Toronto Airports Authority reports record passenger traffic; and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association publishes aircraft shipment data for the first half of the year. » See More
CIA Expo

2019 Ontario AME Conference

September 11-13, 2019
Location: Hilton Meadowvale Hotel, Mississauga, ON
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Mississauga, ON

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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24th Annual HAC Convention & Helicopter Safety Forum

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

November 18-20, 2019
Location: Montreal, QC
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