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Potter named Helijet director of flight operations

Michael Potter is appointed director of flight operations for Helijet International, effective May 1, 2020, after joining the organization in 1995 as a captain.

Boeing reports difficult Q1, cutting 16,000 jobs

Boeing reports 2020 first-quarter revenue of US$16.9 billion, a decrease of 26 per cent relative to its year-ago quarter, and plans to cut 10 per cent of its workforce.

Airbus reports Q1, COVID-19 impact

Airbus SE reports first quarter results, including 40 less deliveries in its commercial aircraft division, while helicopter deliveries increased by one unit to 47.
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Canadian Cyclone lost in Mediterranean

Contact was lost with a Canadian Armed Forces CH-148 Cyclone helicopter on April 29 as it participated in NATO exercises over the Ionian Sea, off the coast of Greece. Operated by the RCAF’s 423 Maritime Helicopter Squadron, the Cyclone was deployed onboard Canada’s HMCS Fredericton frigate for Operation Reassurance. » Read more...
Flight School

Canadian Flight Schools and COVID-19

Scott Firsing, who manages Alsim in North America, speaks with Pat Richardson, founder and chief pilot of Quebec-based Select Aviation College, and Suzanne Kearns, associate professor of Geography and Aviation at University of Waterloo, to better understanding how Canadian flight schools are weathering COVID-19. » Read more...

Mars Helicopter named Ingenuity

The Mars Helicopter, which will be the first aircraft to attempt powered flight on another world, has been named Ingenuity by a high-school junior from Alabama. » Read more...

Bombardier to gradually resume manufacturing in Canada

Bombardier begins to recall most of its approximate 11,000 Canadian-based employees who were placed on furlough following government mandates to slow COVID-19. » Read more...

Projected uptake of drones in power/utility sector

A new report from Frost & Sullivan projects the market for drones in the power and utilities sector will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 23.6 per cent to 2030. » Read more...

Bell 525 moves closer to an industry-first, fly-by-wire certification

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The Bell 525 Relentless program reaches a milestone by completing acoustic signature testing, moving one step closer to launching the first commercial fly-by-wire helicopter in the market. Then, Centennial College and Diamond Aircraft agree to collaborate on training; and Airbus achieves first fully automatic refuelling contacts with an F-16 as part of its A3R program. » See more
AFF 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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