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October 10, 2019
HAC Show

A cautionary tale

HAC president and CEO Fred Jones shares his thoughts on the preliminary NTSB report into the fatal FlyNYON accident when an AS350B2 crashed into the East River.

Three aviation companies are finalists for BC Export Awards

SEI Industries, Conair Group and ARC Aviation are among a group of British Columbia companies being recognized for their innovation and economic impact.

Porsche and Boeing partner on Urban Air Mobility

After the signing of an MOU, the companies will explore the potential for a premium urban air mobility market, which Porsche expects to pick up after 2025.
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Featured News 
Mountain Ride

Rocky Mountain ride

Kendra Kincade, executive director of Elevate Aviation, who was appointed as an Honorary Colonel for 417 Squadron in mid-2019, joins her team during a recent mountain training exercise. Based out of Cold Lake, Alberta, the 417 finished the day with some SAR training where a civilian search had just ended. » Read more...
Safran Engine

Arrius engines mark 10 million flight hours

Safran celebrates a milestone for its Arrius engine range by reaching 10 million flight hours flown since its introduction in 1996. With more than 3,800 units delivered to 430 customers in 60 countries, the Arrius family covers a power range of 450-750 shp and flies in both single- and twin-engine light helicopters. » Read more...
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V-22 Osprey fleet surpasses 500,000 hours

The V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft built by Bell Textron and Boeing surpasses the 500,000-flight-hour milestone with the work load of more than 375 Ospreys. » Read more...

Drone detection trial at YOW

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Authority is partnering with NAV CANADA and QinetiQ Canada to trial the Obsidian Counter UAS System. » Read more...

UBC study on palatable carbon pricing for air travellers

A new study from the University of British Columbia finds air travellers are willing to pay a little more if they know the money will be used to address carbon emissions. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Praetor 500 achieves triple certification

In this episode of Aviation This Week: DART Aerospace acquires Simplex Aerospace to boost its presence in aerial firefighting and agricultural spraying mission equipment. Then, Bell introduces its 360 Invictus rotorcraft concept for the FARA competition; and Embraer Praetor 500 achieves triple certification with EASA and FAA approvals. » See More
MRO Directory

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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