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September 5, 2019
MRO Directory

Next generation W-3 helicopter concept unveiled in Poland

Leonardo this week at MSPO 2019 in Poland is presenting a next-generation multirole military helicopter concept based on a legacy W-3 Sokół platform.

Airbus offers plan for extending Australia Tiger platform beyond 2040

Airbus Helicopters is offering what it describes as a cost-effective approach for taking the Tiger platform beyond 2040 for Australia’s Project LAND4503.

Rousseau launches R-Go Motorized Toolbox

Rousseau Metal of St-Jean-Port-Joli releases its new R-Go motorized toolbox, designed to safely transport heavy loads over long distances.
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Featured News 

Second five-bladed H145 prototype performs maiden flight

The second prototype of Airbus’ five-bladed H145 makes its maiden flight in Germany, as the first prototype continues high-altitude testing in Chile. Powered by two Safran Arriel 2E engines, the second prototype will be mainly used for autopilot testing, performance and airframe structural validation. » Read more...
Black Eagle 50

Steadicopter to present Black Eagle 50 RUAS

Steadicopter, which focuses on the design, development, and production of rotary tactical Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS), will present its updated Black Eagle 50 at DSEI. New capabilities on the Black Eagle 50 include an inertial navigation system with no dependence on GPS, as well as naval mission support. » Read more...

MD $50M contract with Afghan Air Force

MD Helicopters is awarded a $50.4 million contract modification for logistics support of the MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopter fleet of the Afghan Air Force. » Read more...

NAV CANADA preparing ICAO NOTAM transition

On October 10, NAV CANADA will transition to the ICAO NOTAM format, which will affect how NOTAMs are accessed but ultimately better adhere to global standards. » Read more...

DRONERESPONDERS surpasses 600 member agencies

A non-profit program introduced in April 2019 to support public safety UAS has already surpassed 600 member agencies who are operating drones in some 25 countries. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Top Aces reaches 80,000 hours with Luftwaffe Wing 71

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Top Aces Inc. reaches 80,000 hours of operational air combat training, as it prepares for more international expansion. Then, Blackcomb Helicopters becomes the first full-service helicopter operator in the world to offset 100 per cent of its carbon footprint; and Bell Textron completes the first autonomous flight of its APT 70 drone. » 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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