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Oct. 23, 2018

Mitsubishi Aerospace to expand in Mississauga

MHI Canada Aerospace is set to expand its 270,000-square-foot Mississauga facility by another 206,000 square feet, with a November 2019 completion date.

Textron Aviation establishes Canadian operation

Wichita giant establishes Textron Aviation Canada to focus on service, which includes acquiring assets of Aspect Aircraft Maintenance in Calgary and a new MSU in Toronto.

Exceaire celebrates 25 years of Cessna Citation

Exceaire, a division of IMP Group, celebrates 25 years as the exclusive Authorized Sales Representative for Cessna Citation jets in Canada.
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Government Not Facing Its Responsibilities

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Bombardier sues Mitsubishi over aircraft trade secrets

A 92-page lawsuit, according to reports by Reuters and The Canadian Press, alleges that former Bombardier employees passed on trade secrets to help Mitsubishi Aircraft’s delayed MRJ regional jet project obtain certification from regulators. Mitsubishi has since denied allegations in the lawsuit. » Learn More

Visionary Series: Mike Stanberry, Metro Aviation

What began out of a little hangar in Baton Rouge, with a couple of employees and pilots, has grown over the last 36 years into what many see as the Gold Standard in traditional air ambulance programs, with 140 aircraft, 900 employees – 500 of whom are pilots – and annual revenues of more than $250 million. » Learn More

Coulson gets support for aerial firefighting R&D

Family-owned aviation company based in Port Alberni, BC, focused on aerial firefighting receives a repayable investment from the Federal government of nearly $3.4 million. » Read more...

Pilatus opens completions facility in Colorado

New 118,000-square-foot facility in Broomfield to serve North and South America, making up 60 to 70 per cent of Pilatus’ consolidated annual sales of business aircraft. » Read more...

Embraer Q3 deliveries and orders

During the third quarter of 2018, Embraer reports delivering 15 jets to the commercial aviation market and 24 business jets, being 17 light jets and 7 large jets. » Read more...
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Aviation This Week

Aircraft highlights from NBAA 2018 in Orlando

In this episode of Aviation this week: Taking a look at some of the top aircraft stories at the NBAA-BACE 2018 show in Orlando, including Embraer’s new Praetor jet, Pilatus’ first showing of the PC-24 at the show and Gulfstream’s new G500. » See more

Doing MRO in Canada Conference

October 29, 2018
Location: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel
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Ontario 2018 AME Conference

November 7-9, 2018
Location: Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON
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2018 Canadian Aerospace Summit

November 12-14, 2018
Location: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON
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ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 13-15, 2018
Location: Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, BC
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