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CIA Guide

Military reeling as new defence chief steps aside

Admiral Art McDonald steps aside as an investigation begins on unspecified allegations of misconduct.

Bell delivers Huey IIs to Lebanese Air Force

Three Bell UH-1H-IIs reach LAF for search and rescue, troop transport, firefighting and utility missions.

Safety highest priority for NAV CANADA

Raymond Bohn, president and CEO of NAV CANADA, responds to CATCA comments on control tower reviews.

CATCA: NAV Canada actions speak louder than words when it comes to public safety

Doug Best of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association outlines concerns of potential tower closures.

Joby unveils all electric air taxi

After more than 1,000 test flights, Joby Aviation is targeting commercial passenger service to begin in 2024.
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Featured News 
CH-146 Griffon

CH-146 Griffon Limited Life Extension begins in Mirabel

The first of three CH-146 helicopters is delivered to Bell Textron Canada’s facility in Mirabel, Quebec, to help test avionics systems and engine upgrades as the GLLE enters Phase 4 with full fleet operational capability scheduled for 2027. » Read more...

Schiebel issued LUC from Austro Control

Light UAS Operator Certificate from the Austro Control authority enables Schiebel to self-authorize operations with the CAMCOPTER S-100 in civil airspace, including commercial drone flights, test flights and training flights for RPAS pilots. » Read more...

PAL, De Havilland MOU for missionized maritime Dash 8

PAL Aerospace and De Havilland Aircraft enter an MOU to develop a fully missionized Dash 8-400 aircraft. » Read more...

GAMA year-end aircraft billing and shipment numbers

Piston airplane deliveries remain steady as turboprop, business jet and helicopter deliveries decline. » Read more...

Aireon, Avinor collaborate on North Sea helicopter surveillance

Agreement to deploy space-based ADS-B to monitor operations in the Bodo Oceanic Flight Information Region. » Read more...

Mars rover landing a moment of joy for Canadian born NASA engineer

Farah Alibay describes the near-future plans for Perseverance as Ingenuity comes online for its first flight. » Read more...

Leonardo engineering robotic arms for future Mars rovers

The sample return mission initiated by Perseverance will be followed up with two Leonardo-built robotic arms. » Read more...
Plane Trade

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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COPA Safety Program

Getting Ready for Summer Flying
April 17 at 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
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