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Viola to lead Helicopter Association International

James Viola is set to become president and CEO of Helicopter Association International on January 16, 2020, succeeding Matthew Zuccaro, who is set to retire.

Bell unveils Nexus 4EX concept at CES

Bell Textron at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas introduces its newest Nexus vehicle concept in the Nexus 4EX, featuring four tilting ducted fans.

Hurley named Canada’s new Permanent Representative to ICAO

Captain Claude Hurley is Canada’s new Permanent Representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization, helping to drive all fields of civil aviation.
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Dr. Frank Rubio

Blackhawk pilot among NASA Artemis graduates

Dr. Frank Rubio on January 10 is set to be among NASA’s first class of astronaut candidates to graduate under the Artemis program. A U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Rubio has accumulated more than 1,100 hours as a Blackhawk helicopter pilot, including 600 hours of combat and imminent danger time. » Read more...

ACH130 Aston Martin Edition helicopter unveiled

Airbus Corporate Helicopters reveals the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition at Courchevel in the French Alps. This is the first helicopter offering as a result of its recently announced partnership with Aston Martin Lagonda. It is available with four interior and exterior designs generated by Aston Martin. » Read more...

63 Canadians killed in Ukraine International Airlines crash in Iran

Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed a few minutes after departure from Tehran International Airport in Iran, killing all 176 on board including 63 Canadians. » Read more...

NPC moves to acquire MDA in $1 billion deal

A consortium led by Toronto-based investment firm Northern Private Capital reaches a definitive agreement to acquire MDA from Maxar Technologies. » Read more...

Abbotsford International Airport one-million passenger milestone

One of Canada’s fastest growing airports in Canada, YXX in 2019 reaches the 1 million passenger milestone with a year-over-year volume increase greater than 18 per cent. » Read more...
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Aviation This Week

Leonardo flies AW609 in Philadelphia

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The fourth AW609 tiltrotor, which is fully representative of the aircraft’s final production configuration, performs its first flight at Leonardo’s Philadelphia plant. Then, Northern Private Capital moves to acquire MDA’s Canadian and UK assets in $1 billion deal; and Air France-KLM confirms order for 60 A220 airplanes. » See More


January 27-30, 2020
Location: Anaheim, CA
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ATMS 2020

February 4-6, 2020
Location: Toronto, ON
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