June 4, 2008, HMCS Calgary - On the morning of 3 June 2008, just after Canadian Commodore Bob Davidson assumed command of Combined Task Force 150, one of Canada's Sea King helicopters, embarked in Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Calgary, intervened in an ongoing piracy attack on a commercial vessel.
A new technique that mimics healing processes found in nature could enable damaged aircraft to mend themselves automatically, even during a flight.
Vancouver Island lost a flying and logging legend with the recent passing of Frank Norie. This quiet and modest man once owned Vancouver Island Helicopters; and with his son and current owner, Ken Norie, grew the company into a brilliantly successful operation. In recent years VIH has expanded rapidly by buying up companies at a rate that has astounded industry watchers.
April 3, 2008, Phoenix, AZ - Conklin & de Decker will host the Aircraft Acquisition and Planning Seminar for the first time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 4-5, 2008.
I know it has been said before, but the Olympics are fast approaching. By the time this column is in your hands, there will be less than two years until the Vancouver Winter Olympics opening ceremonies.
March 19, 2008, Winnipeg - A commercial pilot whose negligence caused a fatal plane crash in Winnipeg is to be sentenced today.
March 18, 2008, Daytona Beach, FL - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, in conjunction with Tomlinson Aviation Inc. and Systems & Electronics, has completed the first of a series of FAA-sponsored helicopter research flights.
February 21, 2008, St. Louis, Mo – Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. (AFS) is entering the final test phase for its Inlet Barrier Filtration (IBF) system for the Eurocopter EC130.
Today’s topic is the operation of foreign, uncertified helicopters in Canadian airspace – and the conclusions aren’t black and white.
Mirabel International Airport is a daunting place to launch a new FBO (fixed based operation) helicopter service. The reason: Since November 1, 2004, all passenger flights in and out of Montreal have been routed through the city’s Trudeau (Dorval) airport. Mirabel remains in operation, but only for freight service.
Jan 18, 2008, Montréal - An agreement has been signed by Bell Helicopter and a complainant to the QHRC following a complaint of discrimination in relation to ITAR.
Jan. 15, 2008 - The workshops will focus on the design of Private Use (PPR) and Hospital Heliports in the USA and General Aviation Heliports designed to meet the requirements of ICAO Annex 14 Volume II – Heliport Design.
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