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French Ministry of Interior orders 42 H145 helicopters

French Armament General Directorate ordered 42 new H145 helicopters at the end of 2023.

Harrowing helicopter rescue saves woman trapped for hours atop overturned pickup in swollen creek

Helicopter team rescues a woman trapped for almost 15 hours atop her overturned pickup truck in rushing waters.

Three members of air ambulance crew killed in Oklahoma helicopter crash

Crew was returning to base in Weatherford, 70 miles west of Oklahoma City, after completing a patient transport.

Six dead in N.W.T. plane crash, one survivor taken to hospital

Northwest Territories coroner’s office says six people died in a plane crash near the town of Fort Smith.

Candlelight vigil held in Fort Smith, N.W.T., after six people die in plane crash

Tearful candlelight vigil held at the cathedral in Fort Smith, N.W.T., on Wednesday evening.

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Airbus Helicopters reports orders and deliveries for 2023

Airbus Helicopters in 2023 logged 410 gross orders highlighting what the company describes as a steady market recovery with a strong performance this year for light twin and medium twin helicopters. » 

Fatal B.C. helicopter crash near Terrace

Three people have died after a Skyline Helicopters aircraft crashed near west-central British Columbia during a Northern Escape Heli-Skiing mission, with one of the survivors radioing for help. » 

Airbus Helicopters and Heligo sign services contract for H145 fleet

Five year services contract with Heligo Charter for six Airbus H145 helicopters. » 

European Commission launches look at Lufthansa deal for ITA

Competitive concerns over German airline Lufthansa’s planned takeover of Italian carrier. » 

Flight recorders reportedly found from plane Russia says crashed with Ukrainian POWs

Investigators say they have found the flight recorders of a Russian military transport plane. » 

Delta plane loses nose wheel as it prepared for takeoff from Atlanta

Boeing 757 operated by Delta Air Lines lost a nose wheel while preparing for takeoff. » 

Bombardier wins court case against supplier Honeywell on engine costs

Engine supplier Honeywell must negotiate with Bombardier on cost of jet engines. » 


Transformative Vertical Flight 2024

February 6-8, 2024
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Careers in Aviation Expo

May 4, 2024
Location: Porter Airlines, Ottawa, ON

5th annual Canadian Wildfire Conference

October 17, 2024
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2024 Helicopter Association of Canada Exhibition and Conference

October 30 – November 1, 2024
Location: Vancouver, BC