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January 22, 2019
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Super T adds second Alsim simulator

Flight school in Medicine Hat, Alberta, purchases an ALX simulator from Alsim, after putting an Alsim AL200 into operation back in 2014.

Chorus secures $300M credit facility

Chorus Aviation Capital secures a US$300 million credit facility to be used to finance future aircraft acquisitions for its regional aircraft leasing business.

Avfuel supplies alternative jet fuel for sustainability event

Avfuel provides its first full truckload delivery of sustainable alternative jet fuel for an event called Business Jets Fuel Green held at Van Nuys Airport.
Featured News 

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner to WestJet

Boeing on January 17 delivered the first of 10 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline’s global expansion. Having long operated a fleet of Boeing single-aisle jets, WestJet will use the 787-9 Dreamliner to provide more efficiency over longer range; and to create a global hub in Calgary. » Learn More

Uniting AMEs in Canada

Sam Longo, president of CFAMEA, describes a national effort to unite Canada’s AMEs under the Aircraft Maintenance Engineers of Canada association. The goal is to work closer with six regional AME associations, including AME Ontario which presented Nicole Anderson, Cara Tweyman, and Tim Anderson with achievement awards in late-2018. » Learn More

ViDAR Wide Open

Simon Olsen, director of business development for Sentient Vision, describes how ViDAR technology is empowering maritime search and rescue. » Read more...

Airbus begins construction of A220 plant in Alabama

Construction begins on Airbus’ manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama, which will ultimately produce A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft for U.S. customers. » Read more...

Embraer forecast for 2019 and 2020

Brazilian company gives investors preliminary forecast for 2019 and 2020, including anticipated jet deliveries and an outlook for its commercial joint venture with Boeing. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Aireon completes Iridium NEXT deployment

In this episode of Aviation this Week: Aireon completes its Iridium NEXT deployment and is just weeks away from beginning a new era for aircraft surveillance and routing. Then Transport Canada unveils visual line of sight regulations for drones; and Air Canada invests $97.3 million in Chorus with an new agreement extending into 2035. » See more
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CAMEA, Central AME Association Conference

February 27-28, 2019
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB
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March 4-7, 2019
Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
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ARAMC, Atlantic AME Association conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
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