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Aerial Fire

Air Zermatt and Air-Glaciers to merge

Two of the world’s best-known mountain rescue helicopter operations, both based in Switzerland, plan to merge their operations this April.

Hydro-Québec signs MOU with DRONE VOLT

DRONE VOLT to market – and further develop – Hydro-Québec’s drone designed to inspect high-voltage power transmission lines.

Guardian Flight to open first rotor-wing base in Alaska

Global Medical Response air transport will open a based at Kenai Municipal Airport this spring to serve three hospitals located on the Alaskan peninsula.
Featured News 

Babcock wins North Sea helicopter contract

Babcock’s Offshore business secures a five-year shared contract with three oil-and-gas operators for helicopter transport in the northern North Sea. The contract will initially see Babcock operate more than 100 helicopter flights per month from Sumburgh on behalf of CNR International, EnQuest and TAQA. » Read more...

Schiebel completes CAMCOPTER heavy-fuel engine tests for RAN

Schiebel Group finishes acceptance tests of its heavy fuel S2 engine for its CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Air System, which aims to be part of a Royal Australian Navy program that will add new drone capabilities to the country’s new Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels, as well as other ships. » Read more...

Safran to study biofuels in France

Safran Helicopter Engines joins a group of organizations to study the feasibility of producing aviation biofuels for local use in southwest France. » Read more...

Rosaviatsiya approves Ansat emergency floatation system

The Federal Air Transport Agency in Russia certifies the installation of an Emergency Floatation System on Russian Helicopters’ Ansat aircraft. » Read more...

ACI names world’s best airports for customer experience

Airports Council International recognizes Jean-Lesage International, Toronto Pearson, and St. John’s International among world’s best airports for customer experience. » Read more...

Saab formalizes partnerships for Canada’s Future Fighter competition

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Saab formalizes team for Canada’s Future fighter procurement under the branding of Gripen for Canada Team. Then Rolls-Royce BR725 engine, powering the Gulfstream G650 and G650ER, tops one million flight hours; and Boeing reveals Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft design. » See more
CIA Expo

Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS

March 31, 2020
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Event Spaces, Abbotsford, BC
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NLAF Elsie MacGill Awards Nomination Deadline

March 31, 2020
Location: Online submission
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2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, East

May 9, 2020
Location: St. Thomas Municipal Airport, St. Thomas
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