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September 24, 2019

Global 5500 and 6500 jets receive Transport Canada certification

Bombardier is awarded Transport Canada Type Certification for its two newest additions to the Global aircraft series, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets.

Chartright Air acquires additional hangar space at Pearson

Chartright Air Group completes the acquisition of assets of MX Aerospace and FSS Flight Solutions & Services situated at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

First test flight for Boeing MQ-25

Boeing and the U.S. Navy on September 19 complete the first test flight of the MQ-25 unmanned refueler, which will feature landing gear from Quebec’s Héroux-Devtek.
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Scenes from Careers in Aviation Mississauga

WestJet on September 21 opens up its Mississauga hangar to welcome more than 325 attendees at Careers in Aviation 2019, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS. The one-day event featured more than 50 exhibitors, five main-stage presentations and over 40 Breakout Sessions to inspire Canada’s next generation of aviation. » Learn More
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Cessna Citation Longitude receives FAA Type Certification

After close to 6,000 hours of flight-test time and a 31,000-nautical mile world tour, Textron Aviation achieves Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration for its newest super-midsize jet, the Longitude. This paves the way for customer deliveries of what is now the flagship of the Cessna Citation series. » Learn More
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JSSI acquires MRO software developer Tracware

Jet Support Services Inc. acquires software developer Tracware Ltd., which focuses on process control for the maintenance, repair and overhaul sector of aviation. » Read more...

RAF selects Leonardo for counter-drone research

Leonardo is selected by the UK’s Royal Air Force to support its counter-drone development program to explore the current threat posed by hostile drones. » Read more...

CAMCOPTER S-100 completes flight trials in Finland

Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 aircraft completes a five-day maritime surveillance demonstration for the Border and Coast Guard Division of the Finnish Border Guard. » Read more...
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Boeing and Safran add more electrification

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Airbus publishes its Global Market Forecast for the next 20 years, predicting a need for more than 39,000 new aircraft by 2038. Then, Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems, which focuses on battery storage systems; and Textron marks 50 years of its iconic Citation program. » See more

11th annual Elsie MacGill Awards Gala, Northern Lights Aero Foundation

September 28, 2019
Location: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel, Toronto, ON
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24th Annual HAC Convention & Helicopter Safety Forum

November 14-16, 2019
Location: Vancouver, BC
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85th annual ATAC Conference and Tradeshow

November 18-20, 2019
Location: Location: Montreal, QC
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