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Forecast turns favourable in fight against wildfire threatening northern B.C. town

Low-pressure system moving into northern BC is expected to dampen wildfire activity.

Ground versus crown fire: How the new Fort McMurray blaze differs from The Beast

A fierce wildfire burning outside Fort McMurray has brought back memories of a vicious blaze, nicknamed The Beast

Safran signs helicopter engine support contracts with Chinese group GDAT

One out of every two helicopters in China is powered by Safran engines, either produced by Safran or under license.

Enstrom earns EASA repair station validation

Repair validation to help U.S. helicopter manufacturer better support its European customers.

Federal ministers talk Arctic sovereignty in Iqaluit

Our North policy includes $18.4 billion for new tactical helicopter capability.

Afghan military helicopter crash kills at least 1 person, the Taliban say

Crash of MI-17 on Wednesday caused by technical problem, according to Taliban defense ministry.

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

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

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Fire officials learn from past in responding to this year's Fort McMurray wildfire

A look at some of the lessons learned from the catastrophic wildfire that scorched the oilsands hub in 2016 and how they are being leveraged in 2024. » 

Airbus Helicopters, Babcock to support Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale helicopter fleet

Airbus and Babcock have been awarded a 12-year contract to support 48 EC145s operated by the French Ministry of Interior, which is also updating its fleet. » 

Montreal’s international airport takes rival to court over name change

Quebec Superior Court asked to force the new Montreal Metropolitan Airport to change its name. » 

Justice Department says Boeing violated deal that avoided prosecution after 737 crashes

Federal judge told Boeing violated a settlement that allowed the company to avoid criminal prosecution. » 

Canadian North’s first Inuk CEO juggles Arctic airline challenges

Shelly De Caria of Canadian North addresses a House of Commons committee. » 

Close call in Rankin Inlet for airplane

All three on board a PC-12 operated by Kudlik Aviation walked away unharmed. » 

FAA bill addresses aircraft safety and the refund rights of passengers

U.S. congress gave final approval to a US$105 billion bill designed to improve safety. » 

Finnish carrier will resume Estonia flights in June after GPS interference

Two Finnair planes prevented from landing in Tartu last month because of GPS disruptions. » 

CNX plans $1.5B hydrogen fuels plant at Pittsburgh airport

Natural gas producer will move ahead with progressive fuel plan if it receives tax credits. » 


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