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CDN Plane Trade

CHC to buy Babcock’s offshore helicopter business

Babcock International enters into conditional agreement for the sale of its oil and gas aviation business.

TSB issues report into 2020 fatal northwest BC helicopter crash

Investigation concludes of Aberdeen Helicopters crash during long-lining operations near Stewart.

TSB releases photos of Bowen Island helicopter crash

Transportation Safety Board of Canada provides photos of helicopter crash survived by both occupants.

HAI announces 2021 Humanitarian Service Award

Recognizing the efforts of CH-47 Chinook and Black Hawk crews from the California National Guard.

Fox receives HAI Maintenance Award

Life-long aviation maintenance professional David Fox earns HAI’s 2021 Maintenance Excellence Award.

HAI presents Golden Hour Award

University of Maryland teams honoured by HAI for first organ transplant delivery by drone.
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Featured News 
Robert McCabe

McCabe receives HAI Pilot of the Year Award

Helicopter Association International recognizes the achievements of U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 pilot LCDR Robert McCabe, who joined the service with a desire to be actively involved in humanitarian and search-and-rescue work, with its 2021 Pilot of the Year Award. » Read more...
AW109 Trekker

AW109 Trekker enters Indonesian market

Leonardo delivers an AW109 Trekker light twin to FlyKomala of Indonesia, marking the entrance of the type into the country’s helicopter market, joining AW109 Grand and GrandNew models, where the company’s civil helicopter fleet is now close to 20 aircraft. » Read more...

Honeywell updates hybrid-electric power source plans

Development of a 1-Megawatt power source for hybrid-electric, planned for demonstration later this year. » Read more...

WestJet cancels orders for 737 Max

WestJet Airlines cancels orders for 15 Boeing 737 Max aircraft as industry-wide downturn in aviation continues. » Read more...

Rafaut expands with acquisition of LACE

Second acquisition of 2021 adds developer of multi-role electromechanical loading equipment for helicopter market. » Read more...

Pilot decision to fly to B.C. fish camp in poor weather cited by TSB in deadly crash

TSB releases investigation into mid-2019 fatal crash of a float-equipped Cessna 208 Caravan. » Read more...

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold

Interest rate remains at 0.25%, despite expectations the economy will grow in first quarter. » Read more...

Bull moose behind fence at B.C. airport feasts on fresh trees

A moose that mysteriously arrived inside fenced perimeter ended up staying for weeks in “Garden of Eden.” » Read more...
CIA Directory

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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