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Blair announces billions in training, equipment deals at military trade show

Minister of National Defence outlined investments to equip Canadian Armed Forces with new platforms under FAcT.

Sweet Helicopters transports more than 450 people to and from Indianapolis 500

Sweet Helicopters topped its previous record for charter passengers flown to Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Aero Asahi to introduce Japan’s first Agusta branded VIP/Corporate helicopter

Aero Asahi to introduce into service an AW169 twin engine helicopter with Agusta configuration.

Gunman arrested after wounding 5 people in Los Angeles, firing at helicopter

61-year-old man arrested in part for firing at a police helicopter after locking himself inside a home.

Leonardo adds AW09 distributorship agreements and multiple-types orders at EBACE

Leonardo appointed Léman and Sloane as distributors for its single-engine AW09.

Lockheed Martin invests in Burlington's PV Labs to support commercialization of FAST

Lockheed Martin is investing $10 million towards PV Labs' turnkey aerial imaging solutions.

Scenes from the 2024 CIA Expo at Porter Airlines’ new Ottawa hangar

More than 580 people attended annual Careers in Aviation Expo in Ottawa.

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SkyAlyne Canada awarded $11.2 billion training contract for RCAF

Defence Minister Bill Blair at CANSEC outlined a 25-year, $11.2B contract awarded to SkyAlyne for the Future Aircrew Training program, including the purchase of 70 training aircraft split into five fleets. » 

Families of Marines killed in 2022 Osprey crash sue aircraft manufacturers Boeing, Bell, Rolls Royce

Families of four of the five Marines killed when their Osprey crashed in California in June of 2022 filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the aircraft's manufacturers failed to address known mechanical failures that led to the deaths. » 

Glider crashes near Calgary, one dead

RCMP in Alberta said one person is dead after a glider aircraft crashed on Wednesday afternoon. » 

WestJet Encore pilots file 72-hour strike notice

Air Line Pilots Association said WestJet Encore pilots on Wednesday issued a 72-hour strike notice. » 

Boeing reaches deadline for reporting how it will fix aircraft safety and quality problem

Boeing due to tell federal regulators Thursday how it plans to fix safety and quality problems. » 

Fort Nelson, B.C., evacuees heading home after being forced to flee wildfires

Residents in Fort Nelson returned home after being evacuated for more than two weeks. » 

Iran's military says Raisi's helicopter caught fire soon after crash

State media reported there was no sign of an attack on helicopter carrying Iran's late President. » 

Another US MQ-9 Reaper drone goes down in Yemen, images purportedly show

Images purported to show Reaper drone went dow as rebels continued attacks. » 

Singapore Airlines jet endured huge swings in gravitational force during turbulence

The jetliner that hit severe turbulence last week went through huge swings in gravitational force. » 


Canadian General Aviation Expo

September 7, 2024
Location: Holiday Inn Burlington, ON

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

Careers in Aviation Expo, West

October 29, 2024
Location: Edmonton, AB

2024 Helicopter Association of Canada Exhibition and Conference

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