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Aero Asset unveils research on preowned-heli market

Toronto-based helicopter brokerage firm Aero Asset publishes its second-annual Preowned Helicopter Market Trends report, focusing on 2019 numbers.

Euro air-rescue giant DRF reports 2019 stats

The DRF Group headquarted in Filderstadt, Germany, carries out a total of 40,738 missions from 35 HEMS bases in 2019.

Leonardo Falco Xplorer drone first flight

Leonardo completes a 60-minute maiden flight of its new Falco Xplorer drone, the largest ever build by the company, from Trapani Air Force base.
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MFTS H145 Jupiter

UK military training group orders four H145s

The United Kingdom’s Military Flight Training System orders four additional Airbus H145 helicopters to join the organization’s existing fleet of 29 H135s and three H145s, known as Juno and Jupiter, respectively. The aircraft are operated by Ascent Flight Training Management primarily from RAF Shawbury and RAF Valley. » Read more...

New UAV payloads from Draganfly

Draganfly Inc, a manufacturer of commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Unmanned Vehicle Systems based in Vancouver, BC, announced three new specialized payload offerings, which are intended to expand agricultural research and environmental monitoring using drones. » Read more...

Probert named CAE group president of Defence & Security

Todd Probert is set to become CAE’s group president for Defence & Security, effective January 27, 2020, succeeding Gene Colabatistto who retired in December 2019. » Read more...

KF Aerospace’s Medve to chair FortisBC board

Tracy Medve, president of the KF Aerospace, is named as the new chair of the board of directors for FortisBC Energy, which serves approximately 1.2 million customers. » Read more...

Flight shame, climate change

Jan Ditzen and Erkal Ersoy from Heriot-Watt University, look at how fuel consumption by the aviation industry has changed over time, and what trends are set to take hold. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
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Sidey-Gibbons and Kutryk join active astronaut ranks

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Canadian Space Agency astronauts Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Joshua Kutryk complete NASA basic training. Then StandardAero’s Summerside MRO in PEI sets a record by inducting over 1,000 engines in 2019; and the Airbus BelugaXL enters service, providing the company with 30 per cent more transport capacity. » See More
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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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Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS

March 31, 2020
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Event Spaces, Abbotsford, BC
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