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Leonardo completes Kopter acquisition

Leonardo closes its acquisition of Kopter Group AG from Lynwood for a US$185 million fixed price component plus earn-out milestones starting in 2022.

STARS announces winners of 2020 Alberta lottery

The annual lottery for Western Canada’s non-profit HEMS service remains its largest fundraising program, providing operational support for three bases in Alberta.

Coulson Aviation receives USDA air-tanker services contract

New multi-year contract with the USDA Forest Service will see Coulson, leveraging its 737-converted Tanker 137, supply large air tanker services throughout the U.S.
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Helicopter Maneuvers Manual

Helicopter flight students can better visualize maneuvers, as the maneuver illustrations in this guide are specific to helicopters. Helps instructors learn the best ways to explain helicopter maneuvers in all kinds of flight scenarios.

An excellent resource for students and flight instructors alike, the Helicopter Maneuvers Manual helps pilots acquire a mental picture of each phase of flight. With this comprehensive visual guide, author Ryan Dale has captured his countless hours spent at the whiteboard in full-color illustrations that show exactly what to do or expect in each part of a maneuver. >> Order now
Featured News 

Japan Coast Guard orders two additional H225 helicopters

A new order for two Airbus H225 helicopters will bring the Japan Coast Guard fleet to 15, comprised of two AS332s and 13 H225s. In Japan alone, a total of 28 helicopters from the Super Puma family are currently flown by civil, parapublic operators, and Japan’s Ministry of Defense. » Read more...
Fred Jones

All Coronavirus, All the Time

HAC president Fred Jones shares his views of how COVID-19 is impacting the helicopter industry, early government response, and next steps to protect operators and suppliers. Above all, Jones stresses the importance of communicating with industry associations to help ensure business continuity. » Read more...

SCAA launches second air ambulance helicopter

Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance takes to the air with its second emergency response helicopter, operating out of a new base at Aberdeen International Airport. » Read more...

Commercial drone market to hit 2.9 million units by 2023

Frost & Sullivan releases its 2020 drone outlook describing the sector as transitioning from a nascent stage to a growth stage, anticipating 4.5 per cent CAGR. » Read more...

GTAA outlines COVID-19 impact, need for government support

Toronto Pearson operator describes the impact on Canada’s largest airport, which has seen its average passenger numbers drop from 130,000 per day to 5,000. » Read more...

WestJet and Air Canada announce a series of worker cutbacks

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Canadian aviation with thousands of job cuts and temporary layoffs at Canada’s two largest commercial air carriers. Then on-demand helicopter service Voom shutters operation; and Cargojet receives approval to increase its foreign ownership levels. » 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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