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Bristow and Era leadership team for combined company

Expecting to close their deal by mid-June, Bristow and Era announce the leadership structure for the new entity that will retain the Bristow name.

Munich university developing AR display for ship landings

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich are leveraging a helicopter simulator to develop a helmet-based augmented reality system for safer ship landings.

DJI introduces Matrice 300 RTK

DJI unveils its most-advanced commercial drone platform, the Matrice 300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 Series camera, with a 55-minute flight time.

Rostec delivers Ansat to EMERCOM

Russian Helicopters supplies the first Ansat helicopter to EMERCOM of Russia in a universal platform, with seven passenger seats and options for installing a medical module.
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Impact Resistant Windshield

Robinson impact-resistant windshields for bird-strike protection

Robinson Helicopter introduces optional impact-resistant windshields for R22, R44, and R66 helicopters to provide bird-strike protection. Whereas standard helicopter windshields are acrylic, Robinson notes these new windshields are constructed of energy-absorbing polycarbonate and installed with retention hardware. » Read more...

Metro delivers refurbished AS350s to Buenos Aires police

Metro Aviation delivers two refurbished AS350 B3 aircraft to the Ministry of Security of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In addition to a premium paint job, the refurbishments included mandated 12-year inspections of the aircraft and what the Louisiana company describes as many comprehensive repairs. » Read more...

Challenger 650 pressed into service for COVID-19 response

After its March 26 delivery, a Bombardier Challenger 650 flies its first 100 hours in just 14 days as Finnish operator Jetflite repatriates dozens of COVID-19 patients. » Read more...

Gulfstream accelerates G700 flight testing

In three months, three G700 test aircraft make first flights as Gulfstream works toward certification of the approximate US$75 million aircraft, initially scheduled for summer 2022 deliveries. » Read more...

Avicrew waives recruitment fees for operators

Avicrew Management, a Canadian aviation recruitment agency, is waiving its fees to all operators throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read more...

Aviation Solutions receives TC-approval for online flight instructor renewal

Guelph training firm receives what it describes as the first and only approval from Transport Canada to offer the Flight Instructor Refresher Course completely online. » Read more...

Blue Origin, Dynetics and SpaceX to build human landers in $967M contract

In this episode of Aviation This Week: NASA chooses three companies to design and develop human landers for Artemis moon missions. Then Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Bombardier agree on closing date around the CRJ program acquisition; and VoltAero unveils the production version of its Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft. » See more
AFF Conference

2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, East

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

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