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October 3, 2019
MRO Directory

DART acquires Simplex Aerospace

DART Aerospace acquires Simplex Aerospace of Portland, Oregon, which focuses on the manufacturing and certification of mission equipment for aerial firefighting.

Airbus and EASA sign agreement around VTOL

Airbus Helicopters and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency sign a Memorandum of Cooperation focused on the next generation of VTOL platforms.

Apollo Air to receive AW109 Trekker VIP

The first Leonardo AW109 VIP Trekker helicopter for a European customer was delivered to the United Kingdom by Sloane Helicopters.
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Featured News 
Bell 360 Invictus

Bell introduces 360 Invictus

Bell Textron introduces a new rotorcraft, the Bell 360 Invictus, as the company’s entrant for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Competitive Prototype program. Invictus’ rotor system is based on the 525 Relentless, which has reached speeds in excess of 200 KTAS. » Read more...
Airbus Helicopters

Air Greenland selects H225 for SAR

Air Greenland orders two Airbus H225 heavy helicopters to support a bid to win its home country’s search and rescue contract. Repurposed from the oil-and-gas industry, the two H225s will be delivered over the coming months to replace an ageing S-61 helicopter currently used for the service. » Read more...

Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems

Boeing and Safran have made a joint investment in Electric Power Systems, which develops energy storage products, such as batteries, for aerospace. » Read more...

Mitsubishi Aircraft to establish presence in Montreal

Mitsubishi Aircraft plans to establish its footprint in Montreal, Quebec, focusing on its SpaceJet family and initially expecting to create more than 100 jobs. » Read more...

Unity Aviation becomes endorsed Twin Otter service centre

Unity Aviation Canada based in Airdrie, Alberta, is now a Factory Endorsed Service Centre in the Americas for the Series 400 Twin Otter. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

First autonomous flight for Boeing MQ-25

In this episode of Aviation This Week: WestJet opens up its hangar to inspire the next generation at Careers in Aviation Mississauga. Then, Bombardier Global 5500 and 6500 business jets receive Transport Canada certification; and Boeing and U.S. Navy perform the first autonomous test flight for MQ-25, lasting two hours. » See More

CCAA Labour Market Strategy Event 2019

October 23-24, 2019
Location: Ottawa, 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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