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Boeing to expand investment in AI research

Boeing has announced it is investing in SparkCognition, an Austin, Tx.-based company focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in the fields of information technology security and industrial operations.

CWIA 2017 conference showcased top women in aviation

It was a chance to network, talk about flying and do a progress check. The three-day Canadian Women in Aviation (CWIA) drew dozens, including some pioneers in the industry.

Aireon launches second batch of Iridium NEXT satellites

Aireon has announced the successful launch and deployment of the second batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, carrying its space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) payloads.
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Honda Aircraft Company Announce Canadian Type Certification of the HondaJet

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.
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Introducing our 2017 top 20 under 40 winners

Finding and retaining talented employees continues to be one the greatest challenges facing many of Canada’s top aviation and aerospace companies, but fortunately, many firms are blessed with employees who are taking the reigns and implementing change for the better, developing value-added efficiencies to enhance operations. » Learn More
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Super Hornet talks remain on track: Sajjan

Talks with the Pentagon about filling the Canadian air force’s short-term need for jet fighters remain on track, says Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. » Learn More
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ATAC will appear before the House Transport Committee in September on Bill C-49, the "Transportation Modernization Act", tabled in May by Transport Minister Garneau. The objective of C-49 is to amend the Canada Transportation Act by improving passenger rights, permitting greater foreign ownership, allowing joint ventures in air transport, reviewing CATSA's framework and permitting the TSB's use of on-board recordings in analyzing occurrences.
ATAC will work closely with the Minister and the House of Commons Transport Committee to ensure that Bill C-49 gets the required cooperation and feedback from industry. >> Learn more

FLYHT gets deals worth more than $5 million

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has announced more than US$3 million in additional sales contracts and purchase orders during the quarter, bringing the total for the quarter to nearly US$5 million. » 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...
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Aviation This Week

255,000 pilots needed over 10 years: CAE

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, CAE’s Airline Pilot Demand Outlook says 255,000 new pilots are needed over the next decade; Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand; and Boom Supersonic has unveiled its new XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator. » See more

CBAA 2017

August 9-11, 2017
Location: Abbotsford, B.C.
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2017 Safety & Quality Summit

September 27-29, 2017
Location: Dallas, Tx.
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NBAA 2017

Cctober 10-12, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, Nv.
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2017 Canadian Aerospace Summit

November 7-8, 2017
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa
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