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February 26, 2019

Garneau highlights National Aviation Day in Canada

Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a statement regarding National Aviation Day, February 23, to celebrate the past, present and future.

Transport Canada changes diabetes policy

The first Canadian with pre-existing, insulin-dependent diabetes has been awarded the medical certificate required to have a commercial pilot license.

P&WC appoints Portage Aircraft as first DMF

Pratt & Whitney Canada appoints Portage Aircraft Maintenance of Manitoba as its first Designated Maintenance Facility in Canada with an effort aimed at agricultural.
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PAL Aerospace adding ViDAR within AIMS

PAL Aerospace of St. John’s, Newfoundland, confirmed its collaboration with Australia’s Sentient Vision to offer Visual Detection and Ranging (ViDAR) optical radar as part of its solutions available to customers. PAL explains it will operate a specially configured ViDAR array within the AIMS mission system. » Learn More

Leonardo unveils enhanced AWHERO

Leonardo opened its new facility in Pisa, Italy, dedicated to the development and production of the AWHERO Rotary Unmanned Air System (RUAS). During the ceremony, the company also unveiled the first AWHERO pre-production aircraft for maritime surveillance demonstrations. » Learn More
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ATAC Spring Symposium

ATAC Spring Symposium to Address Passenger Protection Regulations

The theme of the ATAC’s 2019 Spring Event Symposium will be Passenger Protection Regulations. This will be a unique opportunity to get a final briefing on the regulations being considered, benefiting from a panel of industry and legal experts. This will also be a last chance for industry to send a final message to the regulator before the expected June or July publication of the new rules in Canada Gazette 2. The Symposium will be followed by the Aviation Day-on-the-Hill reception where up to 40 MPs and Senators are expected to participate.

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GAMA year-end aircraft shipments

General Aviation Manufacturers Association releases its 2018 year-end results for aircraft shipments and billings, noting delivery increases in every segment. » Read more...

Bombardier to invest $22M in Québec projects

Bombardier plans to invest approximately $22 million over a three-year period into two aerospace research projects: Aéro21 and the third phase of the SA²GE project. » Read more...

Chorus adds six regional aircraft

Chorus Aviation Capital reaches agreement to acquire six aircraft with leases attached, including two ATR72-600s and four Q400s. » Read more...
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Aviation This Week

RCAF welcomes Australian F-18 Hornets in Alberta

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Royal Canadian Air Force takes delivery of two interim fighter aircraft at 4 Wing Cold Lake. Drone Delivery Canada unveils its Condor drone, targeting a payload of 180 kilograms and a travel distance of up to 200 kilometres. Canada Jetlines chooses Vancouver International Airport as its home base. » See more
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2019 WAMEA Airworthiness Symposium & Tradeshow

March 21-22, 2019
Location: Best Western Premier, Calgary, AB
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ARAMC, Atlantic AME Association conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
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King Air Summit 2019

April 25, 2019
Location: Fast Air, Winnipeg, MB
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22nd World Aviation Training Summit, WATS 2019

April 30-May 2, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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May 29-30, 2019
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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