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After Hawaii crash, NTSB calls for inspection of helicopters

NTSB officials urge U.S. and Canadian regulators to require immediate inspections of Bell 407s.

Rega orders 12 more five-bladed H145s

Swiss air-rescue service aims to operate an all-Airbus fleet of 21 five-bladed H145s.

Bristow orders six Leonardo AW139 helicopters for search and rescue

Deliveries to the UK of six AW139 intermediates are expected to be done by 2024.

Falcon Aviation orders five Airbus H130s

Emirati air charter and tour operator scheduled to receive five H130s over the next year.

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame announces inductees for 50th anniversary event

Calgary event scheduled for next September with keynote speaker Colonel Chris Hadfield.
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Featured News 

Yellowhead acquires two BK117 helicopters from STARS

Yellowhead Helicopters, with operations across BC and Alberta, acquires two twin-engine BK117-B2 aircraft from STARS, bringing its BK total to four. » Read more...

Bell V-280 Valor chosen as US Army long range assault aircraft

Bell Textron’s V-280 Valour tiltrotor wins the yearslong competition to provide the U.S. Army with its next generation long range assault aircraft. » Read more...

Bank of Canada hikes key rate by half percentage point

Potential turning point as central bank signals it might pause aggressive rate hike cycle. » Read more...

Sunwing abandons plan to hire foreign pilots before winter travel rush: union

Unifor says Sunwing is walking away from plans to hire temporary foreign pilots. » Read more...

Leggat Aviation delivers 5 Cessna 172S Skyhawks to Confederation

College’s aviation program runs training at Thunder Bay International Airport. » Read more...

Ukraine leader defiant as drone strikes hit Russia again

Russia reported drone attacks on strategic sites inside its territory for a second day. » Read more...

Japan aims to boost 5 year defense spending to $318 billion

Military spending over the next five years to grow at 1.5 times current level. » Read more...

HAI Heli-Expo 2023

March 6 – 9, 2023
Location: Atlanta, GA
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Pathways to Net Zero, OAC's 5th Annual Research & Technology Event

March 27 – 28, 2023
Location: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
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