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Babcock secures North Sea contract

Babcock International signs three-year contract to provide the UK-based oil and gas company Serica Energy with offshore helicopter crew transport services.

PTDI takes delivery of 70th Bell aircraft

PT Dirgantara Indonesia, a state-owned aerospace company, celebrates taking delivery of its 70th aircraft – a 412EPI helicopter – from Bell.

Airbus signs Global Support Contract for Tigers

Airbus Helicopters reaches tri-lateral support agreement to boost the availability rate of Tiger helicopters in service in the French, German, and Spanish armies.
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P&WC to power VRT500 helicopters

VR-Technologies, which is part of Russian Helicopters Holding Company, and Pratt & Whitney Canada sign a contract for fitting the light VRT500 helicopter with gas-turbine PW207V engines. More than 5,000 powerplants of this engine type have been produced, clocking over 11 million flight hours. » Read more...

MDFR orders four AW139 helicopters

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue signs a contract for four Leonardo AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform a range of missions, primarily fire suppression, emergency medical services (EMS) and search and rescue (SAR). The helicopters will hold special equipment including a cargo hook, rescue hoist and Bambi bucket. » Read more...
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Hungary takes delivery of its first two H145Ms

Hungarian Defence Forces takes delivery of two Airbus H145M helicopters, which are the first of 20 such aircraft ordered by the military force. » Read more...

Aerotex approval for Bell soft interiors replacement

Aerotex Interiors of Calgary is issued a certification by Transport Canada for the manufacturing of Soft Interiors Replacement on Bell medium helicopters. » Read more...

Super Guppy transports Orion spaceship

The Orion spaceship is transported by a Super Guppy aircraft to the world’s largest thermal vacuum chamber at NASA’s Plum Brook Station. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Canada’s first Bell 407GXi helicopter

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Avmax takes delivery of two Twin Otters 400 Series aircraft to support oil-and-gas operations in the Republic of Chad. Then Municipal Enterprises Limited takes delivery of Canada’s first Bell 407GXi helicopter; and PortsToronto, operator of Billy Bishop, plans to convert the airport’s Marilyn Bell I passenger and vehicle ferry to full electric-power. » See More

Women in Aerospace Annual Christmas Party

December 12, 2019
Location: Mississauga, ON
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January 27-30, 2020
Location: Anaheim, CA
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ATMS 2020

February 4-6, 2020
Location: Toronto, ON
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