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Bombardier to cut 1,600 jobs

Cost-cutting plans include ending production of Learjet later this year to focus on Challenger and Global.

Lost in fog: Kobe copter crash highlights danger for pilots

NTSB publishes investigation into helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others.

TRAXXALL welcomes aviation veteran

Jim Coates becomes an aircraft maintenance analyst for Montreal maintenance tracking developer.

Joby selects G3000 integrated flight deck

Garmin agreement to provide integrated flight deck for Joby Aviation eVTOL aircraft.

AIAC, Bell urge a ‘Buy for Canada’ strategy

Bell marks 35th year of building helicopters in Canada, promotes maintaining domestic skilled jobs.

NOW HIRING; Calgary Base Pilot

Alpine Helicopters, a Western Canadian leader in the helicopter charter industry, is looking for an experienced, energetic leader who will be committed to the Calgary base to fill our new Calgary Base Pilot position.

The Calgary Base Pilot provides assistance to the Base Manager to ensure the success of the Calgary Base operations. The Base Pilot is responsible for conducting base flight operations safely and in accordance with the Company Operations Manual, Rotorcraft Flight Manual and Transport Canada regulations, while also supporting the Base Manager with the coordination of customer quotes and aircraft scheduling.

To learn more about this opportunity and the requirements for the position, visit the careers page on Alpine’s website:

Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Sarah Anstie, Human Resources Manager, HR@alpinehelicopters.com.

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Bell 505

Bell sells six 505s to Jamaica Defence Force

The Jamaica Defence Force signed a purchase agreement for six Bell 505 aircraft, which will be configured to support public safety missions in the country and be used by the Force’s Caribbean Military Aviation School to train international pilots. » Read more...
Centre for Aviation Technology

Mohawk opens Centre for Aviation Technology

Mohawk College holds a virtual event to officially open the Centre for Aviation Technology, bringing together all of its aviation programs into a 75,000-square-foot complex at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. » Read more...
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The Eurocopter AS350/355 Book

The AStar (or “Squirrel”) light-utility, multi-purpose helicopter has deep work roots in civilian, law enforcement and military operations. Whether you are new to these types of Ecureuil machines or an experienced pilot who has flown them for years, you will appreciate this in-depth look at how they really work.

The Eurocopter AS350/355 Book – the essential training aid, reference book and flight-manual companion – gives you that deeper knowledge.

An accessible, quick and practical guide no AS350/355 pilot should be without! >> Order now

Electric air taxis will zip people to airports

United Airlines outlines plans to buy up to 200 electric air taxis to be developed by Archer. » Read more...

Man charged with flying drone near Super Bowl events

South Florida man faces up to a year in prison for flying a drone near the location of the Super Bowl. » Read more...

Air Canada to temporarily cut at least 1,500 jobs

Flag carrier plans to suspend 17 foreign routes amid new round of layoffs to cut costs. » Read more...

Flair announces plans to add eight domestic routes

Low-cost carrier to add service to eight Canadian cities by the summer, bringing its domestic routes to 18. » Read more...

F-15EX first flight

Boeing’s newest fighter jet completes a 90-mimute test flight, paving way for first deliveries this quarter. » Read more...
CIA Directory

COPA Safety Program

Part 1: How to Prevent Being “Embarrassed to Death”
Part 2: Spring Flying and Icing
February 20, 2021, at 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
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COPA Safety Program, En Route and Post-Lockdown Flying

March 20, 2021, at 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
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COPA Neil J. Armstrong Scholarship

March 31, 2021, deadline
Location: Online
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