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November 5, 2015
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Two pilots die in AW609 crash

The AgustaWestland AW609 tiltrotor program is under scrutiny following the crash of a prototype aircraft in Italy that killed two of its test pilots. >> Read full article

Depression going untreated

More than half of all workers who reported symptoms of depression did not perceive a need for treatment, according to a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. >> Read full article

HeliJet, Executive Air Ambulance form strategic partnership

Helijet Intl. (Helijet) and Executive Air Ambulance have struck a deal to jointly provide medical air transport services on a 24/7, worldwide basis. >> Read full article

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New webinar highlights the value of UAVs

Helicopters and Wings magazines are following up their first successful webinar on UAVs this past September with a new one outlining how UAVs can bring value to your organization. >> Learn More…

Global helicopter safety standards continue to rise: IHST

The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has released its latest statistics on global helicopter safety over the past decade. >> Read full article

Lockheed Martin to close Sikorsky deal by Friday

A $9 billion deal that will see Lockheed Martin acquire Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp. is expected to be completed this week, >> Read full article

Bell chief technologist gets prestigious lectureship

Bell Helicopter has announced that Tom L. Wood, Bell's chief technologist, has been awarded the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International's 2016 Alexander A. Nikolsky Honorary Lectureship. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

20th Annual HAC Convention & Trade Show

November 13, 2015
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre - Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

U.K. Drone Show

December 5, 2015
Location: NEC Arena, Birmingham, U.K. >> More Info