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Boeing terminates joint venture with Embraer

After Boeing claims conditions of deal were not met, Embraer says those claims are false and a way for Boeing to avoid closing the transaction valued at over $4.2 billion.

Chorus Aviation adopts poison pill

Chorus enters into a shareholder rights plan effective immediately as a defensive mechanism to avoid creeping bids given the dramatic decrease in share prices.

Potter named Helijet director of flight operations

After joining the BC company in 1995 as a captain, Michael Potter is appointed director of flight operations for Helijet’s fixed- and rotary-wing operations.
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Air France-KLM Group secures as much as $15.5B in government loans

After reaching out to both the French and Dutch governments in early April, seeking an injection of liquidity for the third quarter of 2020, Air France-KLM is now slated to receive upwards of $15.5 billion (in Canadian funds) for support of both Air France and KLM under airline transformation plans. » Learn More

Inside the Firehawk

Mike Sagely, senior pilot, Air Operations, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), describes the power of the Sikorsky S-70A and next-generation S-70i platforms. LACoFD in late-2019 received its first new-generation Firehawk S-70i – with a second machine scheduled to arrive in 2020. » Learn More
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Reprieve in New Regulation Implementation

Canadian aviation associations are requesting an indefinite delay of all current regulatory and legislative consultation processes as well as an indefinite delay in the implementation of new operating requirements derived from existing regulations, that are not directly related to the pandemic. Associations are requesting that this delay be in effect until such time as the Federal Government deems the pandemic crisis to be over.

For the foreseeable future association members must remain focused on the immediate challenges created by COVID-19 and on adjusting operations in light of the very serious economic uncertainties that lie ahead.

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Centennial and Diamond to collaborate on training

Centennial College and Diamond Aircraft Industries sign a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on training activities. » Read more...

Jazz and Air Canada to operate Dash 8-400s for freight

Jazz Aviation and Air Canada Cargo will operate the reconfigured Dash 8-400 Simplified Package Freighter developed by De Havilland to carry just under 18,000 pounds. » Read more...

Nolinor providing free cargo flight to northern community

Nolinor Aviation last week challenged other airlines flying into Northern Canada to provide a free cargo flight to a community, which it plans to do on May 4. » Read more...
Aviation This Week

Bell 525 moves closer to an industry-first, fly-by-wire certification

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The Bell 525 Relentless program reaches a milestone by completing acoustic signature testing, moving one step closer to launching the first commercial fly-by-wire helicopter in the market. Then, Centennial College and Diamond Aircraft agree to collaborate on training; and Airbus achieves first fully automatic refuelling contacts with an F-16 as part of its A3R program. » See more
AFF Event

2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, East

NEW DATE: September 26, 2020
Location: St. Thomas Municipal Airport, St. Thomas, ON
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2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, Central

October 3, 2020
Location: Southport Aerospace Centre, Southport, MB
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Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS

NEW DATE: October 20, 2020
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Event Spaces, Abbotsford, BC
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