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UAV research get federal boost at UTIAS
May 21, 2015, Toronto - After getting a glimpse of the future through robot and drone demonstrations at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), Minister of State Ed Holder made a funding announcement Wednesday, May 20 to further support university training programs.  | READ MORE
Bell launches 505 for Russian market
May 21, 2015, Moscow, Rus. - Bell Helicopter will showcase for the very first time the Bell 505 at this year’s HeliRussia exhibition, May 21-23 in Moscow, Russia.
Russian Helicopters hyping commercial models at HeliRussia 2015
May 21, 2015, Moscow, Rus. - Russian Helicopters will highlight a line-up of new commercial helicopters including the light Ka-226T and Ansat and medium Mi-171A2 and Mi-38 at HeliRussia 2015, one of the key events in the industry calendar, which runs from 21-23 May at Moscow Crocus Expo centre. The company will take part in round tables and conferences, and will hold a number of meetings and presentations for partners.
Helicopters respond to Dawson City forest fire
May 21, 2015, Dawson City, Yukon - Drivers are being warned to be cautious as smoke from Yukon's first wildfire of the season is blowing towards the Klondike Highway near Dawson City.  | READ MORE
Winnipeg's police helicopter worth taxpayer's dollars: mayor
May 21, 2015, Winnipeg - Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says Winnipeggers are getting great value from the municipal and provincial funds going towards the city's police helicopter, Air-1.
Winds wreak havoc for B.C. firefighters
May 21, 2015, Prince George, B.C. - A large fire raging in British Columbia's Central Interior has grown dramatically over a 24-hour period, reversing some of the progress achieved by crews struggling to contain the aggressive blaze.  | READ MORE
Hunters using drones face stiff fines
May 20, 2015, Victoria, B.C. - Anyone who uses an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, for hunting in B.C. risks a minimum fine of $2,500, a provincial wildlife official warns.
First Bell 407GXP purchased in Europe
May 20, 2015, Geneva, Sui. -  Bell Helicopter has announced the sale of the first Bell 407GXP in Europe. Istanbul based, Saran Aviation’s new aircraft will be outfitted to perform corporate and VIP transport in the region.
Carter Aviation winds down flight tests
May 20, 2015, Wichita Falls, Tx. - Carter Aviation Technologies is ramping down its developmental flight test program and refocusing on moving the CarterCopter into production.
Voss captures top award for leadership in aerospace
May 14, 2015, Markham, Ont. - Peter Voss, president, CEO and owner of Shimco, has been recognized by Worldwide Branding for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in specialty product design and manufacturing. Shimco is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of precision parts, laminated and edge-bonded shims, tapers and spacers, in materials ranging from aluminum and titanium through to synthetics and composites.
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