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November 7, 2019
Aerial Fire Conference

Safran and AECC strengthen cooperation on WZ16

Safran and Aero Engine Corporation of China sign an agreement to strengthen their industrial cooperation on the WZ16 French-Chinese helicopter engine.

Outerlink introduces IRIS Cloud

Outerlink launches a cloud-based flight analytics system called IRIS Cloud for its IRIS platform, a combined voice, video and flight data monitoring system.

Airbus reports nine-month results

Airbus points to a positive performance in commercial aircraft, including its A320neo ramp-up and A350 progress, with a guidance of 860 airliner deliveries by year end.
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Featured News 
Jason Glynn

HAI names Salute to Excellence recipients

Helicopter Association International introduced its Salute to Excellence recipients, who will be celebrated on during a January luncheon at the HAI HELI-EXPO in Anaheim. The award winners include Jason Glynn, a pilot for Era Helicopters in Louisiana, who is the association’s 2020 Pilot of the Year. » Read more...
AW169 EMS fleet

First AW169 EMS fleet in U.S. in service

Leonardo announces that the first AW169 EMS helicopter fleet in the United States is now in service. Travis County’s three AW169 EMS helicopters assist rescue efforts in south central Texas, an area with more than 1.2 million people who are situated in what is known as Flash Flood Alley. » Read more...

Life Flight agreement for eight Bell Helicopters

Life Flight Network signs a purchase agreement for four Bell 429s and four Bell 407GXis to add to its existing Helicopter Emergency Medical Services aircraft fleet. » Read more...

United Rotorcraft selects Becker for Firehawk

United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, selects Becker Avionics’ ADS-B transponder, the BXT6500 and digital audio ICS, the DVCS610, for a Sikorsky S-70i Firehawk. » Read more...

Wood named GM of Penzance site

Justin Wood is named general manager of the new Penzance Helicopters site, which will begin flights in March 2020 for the Isles of Scilly. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Bombardier continues to restructure around rail and business aviation

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Bombardier agrees to sell a majority of its aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems of Wichita for US$500 million plus the assumption of liabilities. Then Skyservice Business Aviation continues its expansion with the purchase of a 60,000-square-foot MRO operation at Muskoka Airport; and IndiGo of India signs a firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft. » See More

2019 Canadian Aerospace Summit

November 12-13, 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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