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NLAF to honour top women in aviation at special event
Sept. 18, 2014, Toronto - The Northern Lights Award Foundation (NLAF) will be awarding the six winners of its 2014 aviation and aerospace awards on Friday, September 26. Among the prestigious list of honourees is Dr. Roberta Bondar, the world's first neurologist in space and Canada's first woman astronaut.
Rolls-Royce giving V-22 engines thorough workout
Sept. 18, 2014, London, U.K. - Flight tests have validated a new engine upgrade for Rolls-Royce AE 1107C engines powering Bell-Boeing V-22 aircraft, maximizing “hot and high” capability up to 6,000 feet of altitude and 95 degrees F.
Labrador needs 45 new heli pads: CCG
Sept. 18, 2014, St. John's - The Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic will construct 45 new helicopter landing pads at a cost of $4.6 million over the next three years along the coast of Labrador, it was announced today.  | READ MORE
IHST releases new helicopter safety bulletins
Sept. 17, 2014, Washington, D.C. - The International Helicopter Safety Team ( ), in coope ration with safety experts from throughout the civil helicopter industry, has released t wo new safety bulletins aimed at enhancing helicopter operations and reducing accidents.
Bell Helicopter working hard to promote safety
Sept. 17, 2014, Fort Worth, Tx. - Bell Helicopter has announced it held a regional Safety Symposium for rotorcraft pilots and technicians in Prague, Czech Republic at the Prague Marriott Hotel.
Airbus Helicopters Canada delivers AS350 for multi-mission use
hubi-fly_-_as350Sept. 17, 2014, Fort Erie, Ont. - HUBI-FLY has taken delivery of an AS350 B2 to support a variety of missions including; Power line inspection, utility, training and filmography. The aircraft will be based in Vienna, Austria and will join the Airbus Helicopters fleet of a previously delivered AS350 B2 and AS355 F2.
Bell's Aeronautical Accessories brand bolsters offerings
Sept. 17, 2014, Fort Worth, Tx. -  Bell Helicopter has announced its Aeronautical Accessories brand is now a distributor for several new products from the Helifab product line. The products fit a variety of Bell Helicopter aircraft and improve the versatility and capability of these aircraft.
Sikorsky selects UltraConductive technology for S-97
Sept. 17, 2014, Cary, N.C. - LORD Corporation has announced that Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has selected its UltraConductive films and coatings for lightning strike protection for the S-97 RAIDER program.
Summit Aviation gets Chinook primed for civilian duty
Sept. 12, 2014, Middletown, Del. - Summit Aviation recently helped a veteran of military aviation, a Boeing CH-47D Chinook helicopter, make a groundbreaking transition into a productive new role in civilian life, firefighting.
Airbus Helicopters Canada seeking safety leaders
Sept. 12, 2014, Fort Erie, Ont. - Airbus Helicopters Canada is once again seeking to honour Canadian safety innovators and leaders who have made a difference both on a national and global scale.
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