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Bell unveils aircraft laboratory for future autonomy fly-by-wire operations

Bell Textron revealed its ALFA demonstrator, which first flew in Mirabel before being moved to Texas.

Deadly news helicopter crash likely caused by shaky inspections, leading to loose parts, feds say

Investigators found disconnected and missing hardware aboard a helicopter that crashed in 2022.

John Vaillant’s ‘Fire Weather’ wins $25K Shaughnessy Cohen Prize

John Vaillant's bestselling book about the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire wins another major literary prize.

Haitian says Canada used property for helicopter airlift, but wouldn't lift sanctions

Canada sanctioned Reynold Deeb in December 2022, along with two others of the "economic elite".

China accused of unsafe behaviour when fighter released flares in helicopter's path

Protest claims Chinese fighter jet endangered an Australian navy helicopter with flares.

Manitoba wildfire risk still high, warn officials

Despite a week of generally wet weather, OFC warns wildfire risk remains high.

Blair says he couldn't sell Canadians, cabinet on 'magical threshold' of NATO target

Defence Minister says it's hard to convince cabinet and Canadians of NATO spending target.

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Helinet Aviation names Allison Rakun as President

Helinet Aviation based at Los Angeles’ Van Nuys Airport appointed Allison Rakun as president, effective immediately, succeeding outgoing President Tom Norton. » 

Brunei orders six H145M helicopters

Airbus Helicopters signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of Brunei for the acquisition of six H145M helicopters to replace its old BO105 fleet. » 

Air Canada ranks near bottom on customer satisfaction: survey

Airfares are a particular sore point according to survey by J.D. Power. » 

Saint John, N.B., airport offers new regional routes

Saint John Airport revives route that was cancelled because of the pandemic. » 

WNBA to begin full-time charter flights this season, commissioner says

Plan to commit $50 million over next two years to provide full-time charter flight service. » 

AI-controlled fighter jet took the Air Force leader for a historic ride

U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall rides in the front seat of an F-16 controlled by artificial intelligence. » 

Dick Rutan dies at 85

Remembering the co-pilot of a historic round-the-world flight. » 

RCAF celebrates centennial with unveiling of CF-18 Hornet demonstration team livery

4 Wing Cold Lake serves as backdrop for unveiling of livery for CF-18 demo team. » 

Airliner catches fire and skids off the runway at a Senegal airport

TransAir airliner carrying 85 people skidded off a runway at the airport in Dakar. » 


Ontario Aircraft Maintenance Conference

October 2 – 3, 2024
Location: Mississauga, ON

5th annual Canadian Wildfire Conference

October 17, 2024
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC

2024 Helicopter Association of Canada Exhibition and Conference

October 30 – November 1, 2024
Location: Vancouver, BC