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September 12, 2019
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Leonardo and CAE to collaborate on U.S. helicopter training

Leonardo and CAE join forces to offer integrated helicopter training requirements for the United States government market, focusing on specific aircraft missions.

Airbus delivers 1,000th Super Puma

Airbus Helicopters delivers its 1,000th Super Puma helicopter, a twin-engine multi-role H215 assembled in Marignane, to the German Federal Police.

DDC commercial deal with Vision Profile

Drone Delivery Canada reaches a commercial agreement with Vision Profile Extrusions to deploy a drone delivery platform between properties in Vaughan.
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Northern Lights

Come join us. Elsie MacGill Awards Gala
– The Elsie

The Foundation’s national awards program, The Elsie MacGill Awards ("The Elsie") was established in 2009, and each year honours up to eight women for their contributions in specific aviation and aerospace disciplines. Award categories are: Flight Operations, Government, Business, Education, Pioneer, Engineering and Rising Star.

Through a nomination and judging process honourees are named each year and they are recognized each fall at a gala dinner. The event highlights the honourees’ life history through a combination of visuals, display materials and speakers who have known her throughout her personal and business life.

2019 Gala Information
Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 11:00 pm
Location: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Conference Centre
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Featured News 
Black Hawk

PZL Mielec displays single-station stores pylon for Black Hawk

During the MSPO Exhibition in Kielce, Poland, PZL Mielec displays an S-70i Armed Black Hawk helicopter fitted with a single-station external stores pylon, which can be attached to one or both sides of the aircraft to support battlefield operations using forward firing guns, rockets and air-to-ground missiles. » Read more...
Leonardo MAIR

Leonardo MAIR first test flight

Installed on a testbed helicopter based in La Spezia, Italy, Leonardo in early September conducts the first test flight of its Multiple Aperture Infra-Red system, which provides crews with spherical missile warning, Hostile Fire Indication, day and night imaging and Infra-Red Search and Track functionality. » Read more...
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CIA Expo

Careers in Aviation, September 21, WestJet

Presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS, in partnership with Premier Sponsor WestJet, the 2019 Careers in Aviation Expo program continues this September 21 at WestJet’s hangar in Mississauga. The one-day event provides aspiring aviators and young professionals with real-world insight into a range of aviation careers, with an emphasis on pilots (both fixed- and rotary-wing), Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs), and operations professionals. Your Expo Pass includes lunch and refreshment breaks, access to five keynote presentations from industry leaders, more than 35 top aviation exhibitors, and new Breakout Sessions for attendees to explore specific career options with an inspiring mentor. >> Join Us

Lockheed Martin awards $3M to University of Maryland, including rotorcraft lab

A three-year commitment to James Clark School of Engineering focuses on STEM, vertical takeoff and landing, and high-speed flight experiments of up to Mach 8. » Read more...

Carrasco to lead CHC Group operations and supply

Miguel Carrasco is promoted to the role of senior vice president, operations and supply chain for CHC Group, to help grow its extensive MRO capabilities. » Read more...

Zuccaro joins safety DOT safety committee

Matthew Zuccaro, president and CEO of HAI, is appointed to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Future Fighter competition

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence and Airbus Defence and Space withdraws from the Future Fighter Capability competition. Then Canada updates its search-and-rescue CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade Program commitment; and the Calgary Flying Club purchases an ALSIM AL250 simulator. » See More

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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