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Aerial Fire

First Canadian operator receives AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank

StandardAero and Robertson Fuel announce the delivery of two crash-resistant fuel tanks to Zimmer Air Services Inc., a Canadian-first.

More power for Airbus H125

Airbus Helicopters announces what it describes as a major performance increase on the H125, leveraging the available power of Safran’s Arriel 2D engine.

Heli-One to develop AW139 gear box capability

Heli-One is now working with Leonardo to establish AW139 Intermediate and Tail Gear Box MRO capability at its facility in Delta, British Columbia.

Precision Aviation acquires World Aviation

Precision Aviation acquires Toronto-based World Aviation, which specializes in the rewind and repair of rotary and static electrical generator and motor sub-components.
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Featured News 

Leonardo to acquire Kopter

Leonardo reaches a deal with Lynwood AG to acquire 100 per cent of Kopter Group AG for US$185 million ($243.8 million in Canadian funds), expected to close in the first quarter of 2020. Kopter in 2017 launched its single-engine SH09 helicopter program, which is now operating its third prototype test aircraft. » Read more...
Bell aircraft innovations at Heli-Expo

Bell aircraft innovations at Heli-Expo

The first production-representative Bell 525 Relentless, fitted with an oil-and-gas interior, makes its Heli-Expo debut, as the program transitions to certification flight testing. Bell at the Anaheim show also introduced a range of innovations for the 505 Jet Ranger X, 407GXi 429, and SUBARU 412EPX. » Read more...

Universal Avionics adds Fly by Sight developments

With the integration of Interactive FMS, Universal Avionics debuts new developments in its Fly by Sight flight deck concept for the helicopter market. » Read more...

Erickson to integrate Sikorsky MATRIX for aerial firefighting

Erickson reaches a development agreement to integrate Sikorsky’s MATRIX technology into its S-64 Air Crane helicopter platform, as part of its new S-64F+ model plans. » Read more...

SKYTRAC expands GigSky partnership for coverage in over 200 countries

SKYTRAC is leveraging its partnership with GigSky to offer global cellular data coverage in over 200 countries to deliver mission-critical mobile data to aviation operators. » Read more...

Safran adds to Health Monitoring service

Two years after launching its Health Monitoring service, Safran adds daily health indicators, automated performance trend follow up, and a new online interface. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

An A350-1000 leverages image recognition technology for automated take-off

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Airbus demonstrates fully automatic, vision-based take-off with an A350-1000 test aircraft. Then Wings and Helicopters are set to host inaugural Aerial Firefighting Conference at Abbotsford International Airport; and Air Canada operates its first A220-300 revenue-based flight. » See More
MRO Directory

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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