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June 27, 2014, West Chester, Pa. - AgustaWestland was honoured this week with the 2014 American Helicopter Museum and Education Centre Achievement Award for advancements in rotary wing technologies based on the success of the Project Zero tilt rotor demonstrator. 
June 11, 2014, Richmond, B.C. - Helijet announced it has renewed helicopter service contracts with world famous Fishing Resorts in the Haida Gwaii Islands located on the North-West Coast of British Columbia.
June 2, 2014, Fort Erie, Ont. - Blackcomb Aviation has a new aircraft in its fleet. The company's new EC135 from Airbus Helicopters Canada will provide support for the company’s multi-year contracts with various organizations, including power line maintenance and support missions in western Canada. The aircraft will be based in Whistler, B.C. and will complete missions requiring state-of-the-art twin engine aircraft capabilities. This is the first of two EC135’s set to be delivered to Blackcomb Aviation.
In an interview with Helicopters magazine just prior to Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. Feb. 25-27
April 16, 2014, Quebec City - Today marks the launch of a world-class aviation facility in Quebec City. The Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère, located near Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport, offers a full range of services related to the helicopter industry, while setting out to make its mark as a new tourist destination unlike any other on the market.
April 9, 2014, Fort Woth, Tx. - Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter has begun moving into its newly-completed $40 million headquarters building as key part of a larger consolidation that will bring 5,000 Dallas-Fort Worth employees — and ultimately its iconic helicopters — to its Hurst corporate campus.
Resting on your laurels is something that really doesn’t fly at Bell Helicopters. Such a statement, such behaviour, is pretty much taboo – and there’s a rich history to illustrate just how foreign it is.
Have you ever had a great idea for an aviation-related business but did not know how to secure the funds to get started?
We needn’t venture very far to witness confirmation that aviation is still a very dangerous occupation.
Feb. 6, 2014, Terrace, B.C. - The Summit Aviation Group and the Haisla Nation announced today that they have jointly formed a new entity called Summit Kitimaat Aviation Limited Partnership to provide aviation services within the Haisla Traditional Territory near Kitimat, British Columbia.
Dec. 31, 2013 – Portland, Ore. - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, announces that it has won a 10-month contract to provide firefighting services to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in the country of Turkey.
Dec. 2, 2013, Mississauga, Ont. - ORNGE founder Dr. Chris Mazza received $9.3 million in public money from the air ambulance firm during his six years there, according to new documents obtained by the Star.
Nov. 20, 2013, Herndon, Va. - As part of its business strategy to continue to grow its supplier network, particularly in North America, Airbus Americas has created a new position in order to nurture its supply chain in Canada. Joe Marcheschi has joined the company as Director of Procurement for Canada, Airbus Americas.
Nov. 14, 2013, Paris, France - Airbus parent company EADS said strong demand for its commercial aircraft helped its third-quarter profits increase by a hefty 45 per cent.
Nov. 11, 2013, Vancouver - Several key members of the Canadian helicopter industry were honoured Saturday afternoon at the annual Helicopter Association of Canada's annual convention and trade show for their outstanding contributions to the industry.

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