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Canadian Helicopters selected for drilling prject
Jan. 27, 2015, Montreal - Canadian Helicopters Ltd. has been selected for personnel, cargo and medevac transportation as well as search and rescue operations for the Shelburne Basin drilling project off Nova Scotia's southeast coast.  | READ MORE
Airbus Helicopters completes first year of transformation
exph-0496-6552__copyright_lorette_fabre_-_2015Jan. 27, 2015, Paris, France - Building on an unprecedented year of new product certification and introduction, Airbus Helicopters has set its sights on best serving its customers in a challenging global marketplace, with the priority on customer satisfaction, quality and safety, and competitiveness.
Bell Helicopter receives EASA ATO certification
Jan. 26, 2015, Fort Worth, Tx. - Bell Helicopter has announced that it has received an Approved Training Organization (ATO) certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Airbus Helicopters delivers new EC135 T2+ to Australian military
1st_hats_ec135_t2__airbus_helicopters_charles_abarr_2015Jan. 26, 2015, Donauworth, Ger. - The first EC135 T2+ helicopter in a planned fleet of modern, twin-engine, rotary-wing aircraft being acquired by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for its new Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS), has successfully completed its first flight in Europe.
Man injured in northern helicopter crash
Jan. 23, 2015, Key Lake, Sask. - The Transportation Safety Board is investigating a non-fatal helicopter crash in northern Saskatchewan.  | READ MORE
Helicopter flights may be stressing B.C.'s bighorn sheep
Jan. 23, 2015, Vancouver - Wild bighorn sheep in southern B.C. are threatened by a new, devastating disease and the province is urging a helicopter company to help out by curtailing training flights over important habitat in a protected area, a freedom-of-information document reveals. The Vancouver Sun reports.
Turbomeca gets Arriel 2N certification
arriel2nturbomeca-re769my_bertrandJan. 23, 2015, Bordes, Fra. - Turbomeca (Safran) has gained EASA type-certification for its Arriel 2N turboshaft, the latest member of the Arriel 2+ family. The new engine, which first ran in September 2011 at Bordes, offers lower operating costs, increased reliability and superior performance over its predecessors.
Careers in Aviation Expo Hamilton ready to rock!
Jan. 22, 2015 – If you know a aspiring young adult who has their eyes set on a career in aviation or aerospace, you can't miss the 2015 Careers in Aviation Expo Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Hamilton Warplane Heritage Museum.  | READ MORE
Canadian Army immersed in winter training
Jan. 22, 2015, Quebec City - The Canadian Army is conducting its annual winter combat operations training exercise at the 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier, and in Quebec City, Canada.  | READ MORE
Content rounding into shape for CHC Safety & Quality Summit
Jan. 22, 2015, Vancouver - One of the industry's top safety conferences is rapidly coming together, and this year's content is bound to impress. People planning to attend the 2015 CHC Safety & Quality Summit March 23-25 in Vancouver now have the opportunity to receive additional training and certification by registering for pre- and post-summit training courses.  | READ MORE
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