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Alberta funding to enhance wildfire response

Alberta provincial budget outlines additional $151 million over three years for wildfire preparedness and response.

Honda Airways of Japan purchases Bell 505 helicopter

Bell Textron delivered a Bell 505 helicopter to Honda Airways established in 1964 by Souichiro Honda.

Airbus reaches deal with China’s SKYCO for six H175 helicopters

Airbus and state-owned SKYCO Leasing in Guangdong Province agreements for sector development and helicopters.

Japan's first Designer Series Bell 429 sold to Japan General Aviation Service Group

Japan Biz Aviation to utilize Bell 429 to provide corporate relocation and other services in Japan.

2 National Guard soldiers, 1 Border Patrol agent killed in Texas helicopter crash

Three killed when a UH-72 Lakota flying over the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas crashed on March 8.

Ottawa invests $850M in CFB Trenton to serve as CC-330 Husky operating base

Defence Minister Bill Blair visited CFB Trenton to announce $850M in upgrades for the base.

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters' forum talks inclusivity to attract more women

Training, flexibility and benefits key to retain female workers based on primary themes from CME forum.

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US and Japanese forces to resume Osprey flights in Japan following fatal crash

U.S. and Japanese militaries will resume flights of Osprey aircraft in Japan after completing necessary maintenance and training following a fatal crash in southern Japan last November. » 

NATO's biggest drills since the Cold War send a signal to Russia and aim for a real-life feel

NATO's biggest drills since the Cold War, taking place in the frigid fjords of northern Norway, send a signal to Russia of newly expanded 32-nation military alliance. » 

Boeing promises changes after poor grades in a government audit of manufacturing

A six week FAA audit failed 33 of 89 production aspects reviewed at Renton facility. » 

Pembroke Airport might be small, but is important

A look the Pembroke and Area Airport, another of Ontario’s small but important regional airfields. » 

Shrinking airfield: Canada’s airline market consolidates, raising risk of fares hikes

After entertaining new entrants for several years, Canada's airline market is again on path to consolidation. » 

Flair Airlines accuses financial services firm of withholding $25 million

Flair Airlines is accusing a financial services firm of withholding about $25 million in funds. » 

‘False’: Main contractor on ArriveCan app disputes auditor general’s finding

Company with initial contract for ArriveCan app says it was paid millions less than what auditor general said. » 

SpaceX’s mega rocket blasts off on a third test flight from Texas

Starship blasted off on another test flight Thursday, aiming to make it halfway around the world. » 

Russian military transport plane with 15 people on board crashed on takeoff

Il-76 military transport plane with 15 people on board crashed on March 12. » 


Careers in Aviation Expo

May 4, 2024
Location: Porter Airlines, Ottawa, 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