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GDHF secures 20 H175s for worldwide lease

Airbus Helicopters and GDAT signed a contract for up to 20 H175 helicopters, including 10 firm orders and 10 options.

Safety gear, training, helped B.C. wildfire pilot survive crash, safety board says

TSB report outlines how pilot survived the crash of a firefighting plane south of Cranbrook in August 2022.

Safran signs support contract with DRF Luftrettung

By the hour contract with DRF for the engines powering its H145 helicopter fleet.

B.C's auditor general to review government's response to 2021 Lytton wildfire

Auditor general says his office is doing a review of the province's response to the devastating 2021 wildfire.

Colombian army helicopter crashed in a rural area, killing 9 soldiers

Army helicopter carrying supplies to troops crashed in a rural area in northern Colombia on Monday.

5 former officials are convicted over Greece wildfire but are freed after fine

Former firefighting and disaster response officials convicted over deadliest wildfire in country's history.

Body of climber recovered after 1,000-foot fatal fall on Alaska peak

Helicopter crew recovered body of a climber who died after falling about 1,000 feet.

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Greece boosts special firefighting units to cope with its growing heat risk

Greece is doubling the number of firefighters in specialized units to some 1,300, and adopting tactics from the U.S. to try and outflank fires with airborne units. » 

New empennage design approved by FAA for Robinson R22

Robinson Helicopter Company secured FAA approval for a new empennage for the R22 helicopter, meaning the company's entire fleet is now approved for the new design. » 

Air Canada reports $81M Q1 loss

Operating revenue up seven per cent from year ago. » 

Air Canada suspends new seat selection fee

Air Canada pressed pause on a new seat selection fee just two days after it implemented the policy. » 

Global strife is boosting Cargojet’s freight business, CEO says

Armed conflict in Ukraine and Red Sea has helped ramp up freight for Cargojet. » 

Workers who build A220 at Airbus Canada ratify new contract

Union representing 1,300 workers at Airbus Canada says they have ratified a new five-year contract. » 

Finnish carrier suspends Estonia flights after GPS interference prevents 2 landings

Finnair is temporarily suspending flights to Estonia’s second largest city for a month. » 

Increasing ‘space-mindedness’ a top priority for Canadian military

Commander of the CAF Space Division points the importance of space assets. » 

Bill to help FAA add more air traffic controllers and safety inspectors

Negotiators agree on a $105 billion bill designed to improve the safety of air travel. » 


Careers in Aviation Expo

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

5th annual Canadian Wildfire Conference

October 17, 2024
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC

2024 Helicopter Association of Canada Exhibition and Conference

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