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Military procurement chief stands by naval helicopters despite recent problems

CAF's top procurement official discusses concern over potential urban myth narrative.

Italian Army’s UH-169Bs log 1,000 hours

The Italian Army will begin to receive 15 more AW169 LUHs in 2023 under LUH program.

France orders H160M for Joint Light Helicopter program

French Armed Forces to order 169 H160M helicopters with deliveries beginning in 2027.

Madagascar’s police chief swims to shore after copter crash

Police minister and an air force mechanic succeed in swimming for 12 hours to safety.

Eve to list on NYSE after SPAC merger, receives eVTOL orders

Acquisition agreement with Zanite coupled with orders for 500 eVTOL aircraft.

Archer completes first hover flight of Maker

Program milestone six months after unveiling two-seater Maker eVTOL aircraft.
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Featured News 

US exercises Lot III option for 36 more TH-73As

The US Department of Defense exercises Lot III option for 36 more Leonardo TH-73A training helicopters, powered by the Pratt & Whitney PT6 engine. » Read more...

Bell delivers Huey II to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bell Textron delivers four Bell Huey II aircraft to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina as part of a Foreign Military Sale signed in December 2019. » Read more...

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.8% in October

Another gain in November would mark six straight months of economic expansion. » Read more...

Ottawa loosens eligibility requirements on pandemic relief

Federal government offers lifeline to businesses struggling amid latest Covid wave. » Read more...

Canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton returns home

Six month mission marks sixth deployment for a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter. » Read more...

Dutch prosecutors demand life sentences in MH17 downing

Four suspects face consequences in 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. » Read more...

Turkey, Qatar to discuss Kabul airport plans with Taliban

Delegation traveling to Afghanistan to discuss plans for international airport partnership. » Read more...

Californian pleads guilty to punching attendant on flight

California woman faces punishment after breaking teeth of Southwest flight attendant. » Read more...
CIA Guide

COPA Safety Seminar, Transitioning to Ultralights

January 22, 2022, 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
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CAMEA 26th Annual Aviation Symposium

March 3 – 4, 2022
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB
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Ontario Aerospace Council, Beyond the Barriers

March 21 – 22, 2022
Location: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, Toronto, ON
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2022 COPA National Fly-In and Aviation Exhibition

June 23 – 26, 2022
Location: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC
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