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HAI responds to NTSB hearing on fatal Survival Flight accident

Helicopter Association International releases a statement about the NTSB’s May 19 hearing on the fatal Survival Flight accident in January 2019.

DarwinAI to collaborate with Lockheed Martin

Waterloo start-up DarwinAI, developers of GenSynth Explain tech for Explainable AI, reaches deal to collaborate with Lockheed Martin.

Universal Avionics restructures executive team

Gil Rivnai becomes vice president of engineering and Marc Bouliane takes on additional marketing and services, as Dan Reida departs after more than 30 years.

Unmanned Systems replacing physical conference with virtual event

Unmanned Systems Canada plans to present its 18th annual conference and exhibition virtually this year, holding the same early November dates.
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Brian Bihler

Bihler named Metro’s director of operations

Brian Bihler becomes director of operations for Metro Aviation based in Shreveport, Louisiana, where he will work closely with the company’s safety and training departments to oversee the daily aviation operations for Metro’s 36 air medical customers and more than 140 aircraft. » Read more...
Robert Volmer

Volmer named VP of HAI

Robert Volmer joins Helicopter Association International as vice president of marketing communications to oversee branding, messaging, research, technology and media for the world’s largest helicopter association, representing more than 3,000 businesses and individuals across 73-plus countries. » Read more...

Air Canada to layoff half of workforce

CBC News publishes a report about an internal Air Canada memo outlining why the airline plans to layoff approximately 50 to 60 per cent of its workforce in early June. » Read more...

Cessna SkyCourier completes first flight

Textron Aviation completes the first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier, featuring Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65SC engines. » Read more...

Airbus opens Alabama A220 production facility

Airbus begins work at its 270,000-square-foot A220 final assembly line facility in Mobile, Alabama, after breaking ground back in January 2019. » Read more...

Robinson Helicopter impact-resistant windshields

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Three G700 test aircraft in just over three months have made first flights as Gulfstream Aerospace works toward certification. Nolinor Aviation of Mirabel acquires three 737-400 aircraft; and Robinson Helicopter introduces impact-resistant windshields for greater bird-strike protection with the R22, R44 and R66. » 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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