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Bell 505 helicopters delivered to Kingdom of Bahrain

Royal Bahrain Air Force takes delivery of three Bell 505 helicopters in Mirabel, Quebec.

TSB urges better medical screening for pilots

Transportation Safety Board is calling for better screening of heart-related conditions of Canadian pilots.

Wing parts from air ambulance fell far from wreckage

Federal report says parts of right wing on a medical transport plane fell far from main wreckage site.

North American customers order Airbus Corporate Helicopters aircraft

Sylvain Oligny of Quebec purchases an ACH130 to upgrade his current EC120B.

Alberta to provide $30 million for upgrades at Red Deer Regional Airport

Alberta government says it is spending $30 million to develop a national transportation logistics hub.

St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office adds Bell 407GXi

Bell 407GXi helicopter to join Aviation Operations Unit and replace a Bell OH58.

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First Bell 407GXi sale in Taiwan to Ginger Aviation

Bell Textron reached a purchase agreement with Ginger Aviation, founded in 2022, for the first single-engine Bell 407GXi helicopter to be delivered in Taiwan. » 

Norwegian Air Ambulance expands H145 fleet

The Norwegian Air Ambulance, which operates all 13 HEMS bases in Norway using a fleet of H135s and H145s, ordered two five-bladed Airbus H145 helicopters. » 

Medical helicopter service suspended after N. Carolina crash

Emergency helicopter transport service suspends operations a day after helicopters crash. » 

Wife sues over meteorologist's death in NC helicopter crash

Family of a meteorologist who was killed last year in a helicopter crash suing a maintenance facility and operator. » 

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 4.1 per cent in January

Statistics Canada says production in aerospace product and parts industry declined 11.2 per cent. » 

US and Russia ratchet up rhetoric over downing of drone

Russia and US ratchet up confrontational rhetoric over surveillance drone that encountered Russian warplanes. » 

Papua rebels release videos showing kidnapped NZ pilot alive

Separatist rebels in Indonesia's Papua province released more photos and videos of New Zealand pilot. » 

Ottawa fast tracks weapon purchase as military commanders warn of numerous other gaps

Defence Minister promises to fast-track purchase of weapon systems for Canadian soldiers in Europe. » 


Alberta Aviation Council Spring Conference 2023

April 16-18, 2023
Location: Nisku, AB

Careers in Aviation Expo

May 6, 2023
Location: WestJet South Bay Hangar, Mississauga, ON

Wings Webinar, The Aircraft Luxury Tax, Tips for buyers and sellers

May 16, 2023
Location: Online, free with registration

Vertical Flight Society Forum 79

May 16 – 18, 2023
Location: West Palm Beach, FL

4th Annual Aerial Firefighting Conference

October 26, 2023
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC

ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 14 – 26, 2023
Location: Montreal, Quebec