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Aerospace growth projected in B.C.’s Kelowna region

The aerospace sector in the Central Okanagan is an industry that continues to evolve but has the potential for far greater growth, according to a study released this week by the Central Okanagan Development Commission.

CBAA’s Facette ready to make an impact

The Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) elected its new leader earlier this month, ushering in Jim Facette to replace the retiring Rudy Toering. And while Facette officially doesn’t start his new role until Dec. 1, he’s certainly revved up and ready to get going.

Eager job seekers brave the elements for chance to work at Bombardier

When Bombardier announced it was going on a hiring spree earlier this month, there were questions about whether the company would be able to recruit enough people to meet demands.
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Canadian North to build new MMRO facility at EIA

Canadian North Airlines has announced the establishment of its own manufacturing, maintenance, repair and operations (MMRO) facility, which will open during the first quarter of 2018 within its 90,000 square foot hangar at Edmonton International Airport. » Learn More
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Textron Aviation unveils the Cessna SkyCourier

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, has introduced its new twin-engine, high-wing, large-utility turboprop – the Cessna SkyCourier 408. » Learn More
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ATAC Looks Ahead to 2018

ATAC expects a very heavy agenda for 2018 on both the regulatory and legislative sides.

Fatigue Management, Fit to Work regulations are to lead the regulatory workload, especially with the pending legalization of marijuana and how that will apply to the workplace.

On the legislative front, C-49 will be studied by the Senate but it is expected to receive royal assent early next Spring. The Canadian Transportation Agency will then be tasked with developing a regulatory framework for passenger rights.

Many other issues are on ATAC’s Watchlist for 2018. We’ll keep you posted. >> Learn more

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame to induct four new members

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) will induct four new members in 2018, at a ceremony to be held on Thur., June 7 in the Sunwest Aviation hangar at Calgary International Airport. » Read more...

Avmax looking to hire more than 50 new employees

Avmax has announced it is looking for more than 50 new employees to help backfill current MRO lines as well as startup two new MRO lines. » Read more...

C Series to help drive Quebec’s exports higher in 2018

After shrinking slightly in 2016, Export Development Canada is forecasting that exports from Quebec will grow seven per cent this year and in 2018. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Aviation TV: The second annual All Canada Aeromedical Transport Safety Conference took place at Ornge headquarters in Mississauga, Ont.

In today’s episode of Aviation This Week, the second annual All Canada Aeromedical Transport Safety Conference took place in Mississauga, Ont.; there is a hiring spree for Bombardier’s Global 7000 program; and the V-22 Osprey hits 400,000 flight hours. » See more

2018 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference

February 6-9, 2018
Location: Long Beach, Calif.
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Aerial Firefighting North America 2018

March 19-23, 2018
Location: Sacramento, Calif.
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MRO Americas 2018

April 10-12, 2018
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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