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Trudeau announces support for businesses facing COVID‑19 impacts

Canada’s Prime Minister outlines the eligibility criteria for businesses – large and small – to receive a 75 per cent wage subsidy for up to three months.

Transports Québec outlines controlled access to airport installations

The government ministry responsible for transport law in Québec presents new airport-access guidelines for the general population, air carriers and operators.

Leonardo supports Italian authorities for COVID-19 containment

Italy’s primary industrial company provides aircraft and facility resources to support the country’s management and containment of COVID-19 pandemic.
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A Wolf’s Moon

A former RCAF pilot, Hank Sands described himself as an “ex-military jet jockey” when he first began applying for a civilian job as a helicopter pilot. He landed his first job with Okanagan Helicopters, and trained in Kamloops and the Kootenays where he was trained on Bell 47 G2 and Hiller 12 E choppers. Hank went on to become an experienced pilot and spent much of his time in northern BC and later on Vancouver Island.

The stories in A Wolf’s Moon span several decades and relate Hank’s encounters with a host of northern characters, from diamond drillers and geologists to forestry personnel and biologists. He spent time flying diamond drilling crews and bosses into remote wilderness areas, skimming high alpine meadows and climbing the perilous windy slopes of mountain passes to land on snow covered mountain tops or on crudely constructed log platforms along low lying lakes and streams. >> Order now
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Voom shutters operation

On-demand helicopter booking platform based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is shuttering its operation, which officially became a part of Airbus Helicopters back in February 2018 after beginning development as a project in the company’s Silicon Valley innovation centre, called Acubed. » Read more...
RUET Training

RUET Training in Halifax

Kendra Kincade describes her experience of joining a group of six military members of the Royal Canadian Air Force for two days on a Rotary Wing Underwater Egress Training course in Halifax, Nova Scotia, provided by RelyOn Nutec, which sells its simulators all over the world. » Read more...

IQonboard providing operators with free app for COVID-19 response

British Columbia developer of wearable tracking systems for helicopter operations is providing its fatigue and daily health monitoring app free for 90 days. » Read more...

Omni Táxi Aéreo implements offshore service measures for COVID-19

Rio de Janeiro operator with a fleet of 60 helicopters adapts procedures for operations with the offshore energy community during COVID-19 pandemic. » Read more...

FAA certifies Onboard cargo hook kits for Bell 206L, 407

Developed in partnership with Aerocraft Inc., Onboard Systems International receives STC for its Dual Cargo Hook Kits for the Bell 206L and 407 aircraft. » Read more...

Air Canada repatriates 200,000-plus Canadians and begins cargo-only flights

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Air Canada begins cargo-only flights after repatriating hundreds of thousands of Canadians. Then UPS Flight Forward and German drone maker Wingcopter to develop new aircraft fleet; and both Longview Aviation and Bombardier suspend aircraft production over the COVID-19 pandemic. » See more
Aerial Firefighting Conference

2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, East

NEW DATE: September 26, 2020
Location: St. Thomas Municipal Airport, St. Thomas, ON
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2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, Central

October 3, 2020
Location: Southport Aerospace Centre, Southport, MB
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Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS

NEW DATE: October 20, 2020
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Event Spaces, Abbotsford, BC
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