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Forestry contractors on helicopter that crashed, killing 2 near Prince George

A Canfor contracted helicopter crashed near Purden Lake in BC on Tuesday, killing two and injuring four.

Nearly a billion in wildfire costs helps to push B.C.'s projected deficit to $6.7B

A record-high $966 million in wildfire spending adds to British Columbia's projected $6.7 billion deficit for fiscal year.

Pilot error, training issues were factors in Alaska crash that killed Czech billionaire, report says

Report says probable cause of 2021 heli-skiing crash that killed five was a failure by pilot to respond to whiteout conditions.

MD Helicopters closes contract with Nigeria for 12 Warrior Plus helicopters

Nigeria to start receiving 12 MD 530F Cayuse Warrior Plus Scout/Attack helicopters by end of 2023.

Mexican army sends troops, helicopters, convoys in to towns cut off by drug cartels

Helicopters used to help cut off electricity in some areas of Chiapas where drug cartels have taken control.

Three astronauts return to Earth after a year in space

Frank Rubio, an Army doctor and helicopter pilot, sets a record for the longest U.S. spaceflight.

US military captures key Islamic State militant during helicopter raid in Syria

A helicopter raid in northern Syria leads to the capture of an operator for Islamic State extremist group.


Airbus unveils PioneerLab as new twin-engine flying laboratory

PioneerLab’s flight campaign has already begun at Airbus' site in Donauwörth, Germany, with a rotor strike alerting system being the first techno-brick tested on board the H145 demonstrator. » 

DART receives TCCA STC for its Bell 505 external Heli-Utility-Basket

DART Aerospace receives new TCCA STC certification for Heli-Utility-Basket specifically tailored for the Bell 505 helicopter. allowing operators to externally carry skis, cargo hooks, tools and equipment. » 

NASA's first asteroid samples land on Earth after release from spacecraft

NASA's first asteroid samples fetched from deep space parachuted into the Utah desert on Sunday. » 

Czech government to acquire two dozen US F 35 fighter jets

Approval for plan to acquire two dozen F-35 fighter jets in a deal worth around US$6.5 billion. » 

How climate change could affect where and when people travel

Shifting weather patterns are raising questions about where, when, how tourists will travel. » 

Streamlined immigration program a ‘Band Aid solution’

Union representing 11,000 Canadian pilots says program fails to cut to the core of shortage. » 

Massachusetts man indicted on charges of trying to open jet’s door

Man allegedly attacked a flight attendant earlier this year with a broken metal spoon. » 

Qatar Airways VP says gynecological examinations of passengers won’t be repeated

13 female passengers were subjected to invasive gynecological examinations at Doha International in 2020. » 

911 call shows bizarre circumstances of F 35 ejection

Recording of 911 call from the South Carolina home where pilot had parachuted to safety. » 


Careers in Aviation Expo, West

October 24, 2023
Location: Calgary, AB

4th Canadian Wildfire Conference, formerly the Aerial Firefighting Conference

October 26, 2023
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC
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HAC 28th Annual Conference & Trade Show

November 6 – 10, 2023
Location: Vancouver, BC
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ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 14 – 16, 2023
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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