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September 19, 2019
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Centennial to celebrate Ornge helicopter donation

Ontario’s Ornge air ambulance has donated a decommissioned Sikorsky S-76A helicopter to Centennial College's School of Transportation at Downsview.

Romania orders three H135s for air medical services

Airbus Helicopters and the Romanian Ministry of Interior sign a contract for the purchase of three H135 helicopters for air medical services and SAR.

PHI completes Chapter 11 debt restructuring

One of the world’s largest helicopter services companies, operating more than 240 aircraft in over 70 locations, PHI Inc. emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Sponsored Spotlight 
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
Featured News 
RAF C-US research study

RAF selects Leonardo for counter-drone research

Leonardo is selected by the UK’s Royal Air Force to support its counter-drone research and development program. The study is designed to explore the current threat posed by hostile drones and how this is likely to evolve in future, as well as technologies that could form an RAF counter-drone capability. » Read more...
MD Helicopters

MD Helicopters to support Kenya 530F Cayuse Warrior

MD Helicopters is awarded a Firm Fixed-Price contract to provide Contractor Logistics Support, Contractor Field Service Representatives, and both CONUS and OCONUS training, for six MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters scheduled to be delivered to Kenya Defence Forces by the end of 2019. » Read more...
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Annex Bookstore

Learning to Fly Helicopters, 2nd Edition

A comprehensive guide to helicopter flying and flight training for aspiring private or professional helicopter pilots–updated for the first time in 20 years!

Extensively revised to cover the latest industry advances, Learning to Fly Helicopters, Second Edition, provides details on the technical and practical aspects of rotary wing flight, guiding you from preflight preparation through post flight procedures and everything in between. Written in a conversational style, the book demystifies the art and science of helicopter flying. Real-world advice from the author and other pilots is included throughout. >> Order now

CAMCOPTER S-100 completes flight trials in Finland

Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft completes a five-day maritime surveillance demonstration for the Finnish Border Guard. » Read more...

StandardAero acquires Safe Aviation Solutions

StandardAero acquires Safe Aviation Solutions, including Safe Fuel, Accel and B&E ACR, formerly the MRO services subsidiary of the B&E Group. » Read more...

Fanshawe to begin new Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership program

The Ontario Government approves Fanshawe College’s new Commercial Flight and Aviation Leadership program, which is scheduled to start in fall 2020. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Hall clinches Red Bull Championship

In this episode of Aviation This Week: In the final race of the season, Australia’s Matt Hall clinches the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Chiba, Japan. Then JETNET iQ’s Rolly Vincent provides data about the state of global business aviation; and the first A220 delivery, which was assembled in Quebec, is delivered to EgyptAir. » See More

Careers in Aviation Expo, Mississauga, ON

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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11th annual Elsie MacGill Awards Gala, Northern Lights Aero Foundation

September 28, 2019
Location: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel, Toronto, 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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