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Feds considering armed drones for military use

Armed drones are the way of the future for Canada’s military, but conversations about how they are used need to be had before they are deployed on the battlefield, says prime minister Justin Trudeau.

Flair Airlines buys ULCC NewLeaf

Flair Airlines has bought deep discount flight seller NewLeaf Travel Company in a move one analyst says will lead to greater competition and lower airfares for Canadian travellers, at least initially.

Vector Aerospace accepted into U.K’s SiG program

Vector Aerospace Corporation has announced that its Component Services team, based in Almondbank, Perth, has been officially accepted onto the U.K.’s Sharing in Growth (SiG) program.
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HondaJet gets Transport Canada certification

Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet has received its type certificate from Transport Canada on June 1. The approval paves the way for the company to begin deliveries to Canadian registration customers as HondaJet production continues ramping up. » Learn More
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Feds reveal plan to help beef up RCAF

The Liberal government’s new defence policy lays out a plan to increase the defence budget by 70 per cent over the next decade to $32.7 billion. » Learn More
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Honda Aircraft Company and Skyservice Announce Canadian Type Certification of World’s Most Advanced Light Jet

On June 7th, 2017, Honda Aircraft Company announced that the HondaJet, the world's most advanced light jet, received its type certificate from Transport Canada on June 1, 2017. The approval paves the way for the company to begin deliveries to Canadian registration customers as HondaJet production continues ramping up. Canadian type certification for the HondaJet follows approvals in the United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), and Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation). To provide sales, service and support for customers in Canada, Honda Aircraft Company has partnered with Skyservice Business Aviation. The company has facilities in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Ottawa. >> Click HERE to learn more.

Embraer E190 certified by SACAA

The E190 has this week received type certification from South Africa’s Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). Airlink, southern Africa’s largest privately owned regional airline, recently took delivery of their first E190 which will soon go into service. » Read more...

NLAF names 2017 award recipients

The Northern Lights Aero Foundation board members have announced the eight recipients of the 2017 aviation and aerospace awards. » Read more...

Voting in Wings Canadian FBO survey now open!

So, it’s Canada’s 150th birthday this year, which means it’s the perfect time to celebrate everything that’s great about this country – including the nation’s FBOs! » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Leonardo left out of the loop in FWSAR bid?

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, losing Canadian FWSAR plane manufacturer Leonardo S.p.A. says it was not made aware of Canada’s budget flexibility during the bidding process, Swiss Airlines’ first CS300 has been delivered, and Canada’s search and rescue helicopters are being modernized. » See more
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November 7-8, 2017
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