Cessna Aircraft Company has debuted at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture the Cessna Turbo Stationair HD, the company’s enhanced version of its Cessna Turbo Stationair T206H single-engine piston aircraft. The Cessna Turbo Stationair HD is now available to customers and features a gross weight increase of 189 pounds, giving the aircraft a maximum useful load of 1,470 pounds in its standard configuration with six seats, or an impressive 1,623 pounds in a rugged utility configuration.
With more than 1,300 engines enrolled in the customer trial, Pratt & Whitney Canada's (P&WC's) innovative Oil Analysis Technology Program continues to build momentum as a next-generation on-wing monitoring solution for preventive maintenance. P&WC is encouraging the more than 15,000 operators of PT6A-powered aircraft flying worldwide, who have not already joined the trial, to participate as "early adopters" in supporting the calibration of the technology across PT6A engine models.
It looks like a goofy mosquito, its fat cockpit shoving through the wind while aloft, its wings folded up like a dragonfly while grounded. And it marks the biggest step toward a real, commercial flying car.
Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is reporting positive results from its initial commercial testing on its next generation drone logistics platform 4.0 which delivered positive results from test flights which occurred in Waterloo, Ont. with its Canadian university research partners.
Lufthansa Group, Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work jointly on the development of a runway safety solution combining Airbus’ Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) and Honeywell’s SmartLanding technologies for Lufthansa Group’s fleet. This cooperation aims to set the highest standard in runway safety by combining the strengths of these two innovative and leading technologies and by making them available for a maximum number of aircraft types. Lufthansa will place its expertise at the service of Honeywell and Airbus respectively by contributing to the solution design and evaluation with the involvement of flight crews from the early stage of development.
A test pilot successfully flew a solar-powered prototype aircraft on Friday for a company that envisions manufacturing a fleet of drones to provide aerial internet service for an estimated 4 billion people worldwide.
NASA's leadership and top aeronautics innovators will discuss the agency's 10-year plan to transform aviation at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition, or Aviation 2016. The five-day conference, which will include a keynote address by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, will be held June 13-17 at the Washington Hilton at 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW in Washington.
The Embassy of Switzerland in the United States and the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York welcomed the Solar Impulse 2 to New York City on Sat. June, 11 on the last leg of the Swiss solar airplane's flight across the United States.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing drones that it says will help it manage its warehouse inventory more efficiently, and which it said Thursday could be rolled out in the next six to nine months across its distribution centres.
Rice University scientists have advanced their graphene-based de-icer to serve a dual purpose. The new material still melts ice from wings and wires when conditions get too cold. But if the air is above seven degrees Fahrenheit, ice won't form at all.
Air Canada has announced Canada's Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI) will be held at Montréal-Trudeau Airport. It is a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system.
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has announced the construction completion and grand opening of the company's new unmanned aircraft system (UAS) training and maintenance facility, the Unmanned Systems Service and Support Centre, in Blackstone, Va. To celebrate the opening of the expanded Unmanned Systems Service & Support Centre, Textron Systems hosted tours and held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the facility. Attendees also watched as the company demonstrated the Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System, as well as the Shadow M2 — which both operate under Federal Aviation Administration Certificates of Authorization (COA) at the facility.
Hartzell Propeller has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a five-blade composite propeller designed specifically for the Piper Aircraft Meridian and Piper's new M500. Hartzell collaborated closely with Piper Aircraft on the STC for the single-engine pressurized turboprops.
AAR has announced it has been selected by Vision Systems to integrate Electronically Dimmable Windows (EDW) solutions for retrofit programs in Asia, Middle East, Africa and North America.
Advent Aircraft Systems, in collaboration with Beechcraft Corporation, has received FAA approval of its advanced-technology GPS/digital anti-skid braking system (Advent eABStm) for installation on Beechcraft King Air B300 series aircraft. This is the first time that a practical anti-skid system has been available for the King Air platform. The STC applies to Beechcraft King Air B300 series aircraft equipped with Rockwell Collins Pro Line GPS 4000S or Garmin G1000/430W/530W avionics.
Installing cameras in the cockpits of commercial airplanes is one subject that would most certainly generate lots of heated debates between proponents and opponents. This is especially true after an incident or accident where knowing what had transpired inside the cockpit seconds or minutes before a catastrophic malfunction or mysterious crash is absolutely crucial in determining the root cause(s) and/or any contributing factor(s).
Larson Electronics continues to experience significant expansion into the film entertainment industry with their latest debut in the new film “Deepwater Horizon”, set to be released in September 2016.
For manufacturers looking to improve productivity and increase their return on investment, POP Avdel has introduced the new ProSert XTN20 blind rivet nut installation tool.
Always on the lookout for new aerial challenges and technical innovations, from Oct. 5-16, Hamilton tested the impact of gravity on the chronometric performance of its mechanical watch movements in a campaign of parabolic flights.
Amadeus has announced the launch of a cutting-edge Travel Intelligence solution for airlines, Amadeus Schedule Recovery, which minimizes disruptions to operations caused by external events such as bad weather or air traffic control congestion. Amadeus Schedule Recovery serves as a recommendation engine, using data analytics to help quickly and efficiently identify the most critical issues, and act upon them.
In recognition of the Breitling Jet Team’s incredibly successful first ever North American tour, Breitling is pleased to unveil the Chronomat GMT Breitling Jet Team American Tour limited edition timepiece, announced at the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Airshow.
Spectronics Corporation has its pulse on the latest and most advanced leak detection solutions, and the Spectroline MDE-2000NC MarksmanT II ultrasonic diagnostic tool is one such notable achievement.
Eliminate the dangers of electrical arcing when working on static-sensitive components in and around aircraft and other industrial applications with the new Electro Static Discharge-Safe Precision Pliers from Snap-on Industrial.
Safe Flight Instrument Corporation has announced the SCc –an Angle of Attack (AoA) based system has been certified by the FAA and is currently available for certificated aircraft in the general aviation market.
Canada has the highest volume of seaplane operations in the world. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) estimates that in the Vancouver Harbour alone, about 300,000 passengers travel on about 33,000 seaplane flights each year.
In an expansion of their existing partnership, FlightSafety International now will offer Satcom Direct’s AeroIT certification preparation course. AeroIT is the world’s first information technology certification for aviation and equips aircraft technicians, maintenance, IT personnel and crew with vital knowledge of today’s sophisticated airborne communications systems.
Baldwin Aviation has announced a strategic alliance with one of the industry’s leading Aviation Safety consultancies, Safety Operating Systems (SOS). The new collaborative program, BaldwinSOS, provides clients of both firms with a suite of additional a la carte services that further enhances and supports safety.
In its investigation report (A14A0067) released on Friday, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that a lack of visual references and low visibility due to weather led to a collision with terrain involving a Piper PA-31 in Grand Manan, New Brunswick. The captain and a paramedic, who was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained fatal injuries. The other pilot and second passenger sustained serious injuries.
Neil Wilson has some big shoes to fill but he certainly has the right attitude and perspective to meet the challenge.
FlightSafety International has announced that it has received Level D qualification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration for two Cessna Caravan aircraft simulators located at its Wichita East Learning Center. The simulators are equipped with Garmin G1000 and Garmin G600 avionics. Qualification by other authorities will be accomplished in accordance with customer requirements.
FlightSafety International continues to augment and redistribute its Cessna aircraft training programs.
Pan Am International Flight Academy and parent company ANA Holdings (Pan Am) is offering a combined training program for pilots seeking to earn both an EASA type rating along with the matching FAA type rating concurrently, at their Miami Training Center and World Headquarters.
FlightSafety and Pratt & Whitney Canada have announced the expansion of their training services agreement originally signed in 2010.
During its 206th session on Nov. 18, the 36-State Governing Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adopted a formal Declaration. The Declaration stated that the Council would ensure continuous leadership of ICAO on environmental issues relating to international civil aviation, including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT), the joint venture between Emirates and CAE, has announced at the 2015 Dubai Airshow that it has signed a five-year business aviation training agreement with Arab Wings to expand its training program with ECFT from 3 to 11 aircraft types.
It’s not often that I get a blank stare on my face and need someone to carefully repeat what has just been expressed to me. But that’s precisely what Mike Hamel was tasked to do this past fall, after he detailed our mission plan for my introduction to Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT).
NAV CANADA has announced its traffic figures for the month of June 2016 as measured in weighted charging units for enroute, terminal and oceanic air navigation services, in comparison to the last fiscal year.
Field Aviation has delivered the third of four missionized Challenger aircraft to Cobham Aviation Services. These aircraft are to provide enhanced search and rescue capabilities in support of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) operations, with the first aircraft entering service in August 2016.
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Flying Colours Corp. has selected Rockwell Collins’ Venue cabin management and high-definition entertainment system for retrofit installation on all future CRJ ExecLiner conversions.
Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it will launch a new route to Halifax, Nova Scotia adding to its rapidly growing network of cargo routes and bringing its cargo service into Canada.
In an inspiring address to young aviators and aerospace professionals at Wings and Helicopters Careers in Aviation Expo in Calgary this past May, WestJet Encore president Ferio Pugliese emphasized the importance of developing young leaders in Canadian aviation and aerospace.
Aviation, in the poem by Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot John Gillespie, has enabled mankind to touch the face of God. For 100 years, The Boeing Company has supplied the innovation and machines to enable us to do so. For most of its first 100 years, Boeing has been tightly woven into Canada’s narrative.
Quest Aircraft Company has announced that it has appointed Aviation Unlimited as an authorized Kodiak dealer for Eastern Canada. Based in Oshawa, Ontario, Aviation Unlimited has over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry.
Aerial photography in Canada began when the Air Board organized the first experimental flight over Ottawa in 1920. Although revolutionary at the time, the practice quickly became the most effective method of topographical surveying. That decade, flying boats traversed the nation to gather the first accurate measurements of the country’s size and to provide details of its entire landscape.
NAV CANADA has truly transformed itself in the 20 years since it became an independent non-profit corporation; from a federal agency struggling with outdated technology into a global leader in air-traffic systems.
Air Canada Cargo and Cargojet Airways Ltd. commenced service on June 10, with the first freighter flight to Bogota, Colombia and Lima, Peru, operated with a Cargojet B767-300F aircraft.
The three people aboard a small plane that went missing north of Vancouver on Sunday have been found alive after the pilot was forced to land on a glacier — the Pemberton Ice Field, about 15 kilometres northwest of Callaghan Lake.
Air Canada has announced that it has signed agreements with three of its business partners that will help support the creation of a Western Canada Centre of Excellence for aircraft maintenance activities in the province of Manitoba.
Representatives of the Progressive Air Group and Brant Aero have announced that Progressive Air Group has finalized its acquisition of Brantford, Ont.-based Brant Aero.
Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s Large Transport Category, VIP Aircraft Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, has revealed some of its most exclusive interior design concepts for ACJ350 VVIP completions while the company is actively bidding for new wide-body completion contracts with new customers.
StandardAero Business Aviation recently received official confirmation and certification for providing aircraft and engine services in Aruba, expanding the company’s international footprint and investments to more than 40 different countries around the world. The specific Aruba certification applies to StandardAero’s Houston MRO facility, located at IAH international airport.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has launched a trial of a new oil analysis technology for aircraft engines that could significantly facilitate proactive maintenance interventions and drive increased aircraft availability. With more than 8,000 PW100 family engines produced and 3,000 regional turboprop-powered aircraft flying, the company is seeking "early adopters" from among its engine customers to participate in the initial launch trial of the innovative oil debris monitoring solution.
Flying Colours Corp. returns to this year’s EBACE in a buoyant mood having confirmed signing the first customer for INAIRVATION’s pre-engineered retro-fit cabin solution for Bombardier Global aircraft types.
AAR has announced the expansion of its power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair program in Europe. AAR signed a long-term contract with Volotea to support its new fleet of A319s.
Jazz Aviation has announced that it has signed a five-year heavy maintenance agreement with Air Georgian Limited of Mississauga. Under this contract Jazz's heavy maintenance business will perform the heavy maintenance repair and overhaul requirements for Air Georgian's fleet of CRJ100 and CRJ200 aircraft. The work will be carried out at Jazz's heavy maintenance facility at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is expected to commence in the summer of 2016.
AJW Aviation has appointed David Lewis, as Chief Technical Officer, continuing the organization’s commitment to the recruitment of highly experienced professionals to take the growth and development of the business worldwide to greater heights. He will be responsible for: technical standards and best practices across all divisions of the business, specifically MRO, reliability, warranty and inventory management for customer’s technical spares support programmes, aircraft maintenance, engine management and asset health monitoring; guiding aircraft teardown and end of lease management reconciliations, as well as service level agreements with AJW’s approved repair vendors.
AAR has entered into an agreement with UTC Aerospace Systems to manage distribution requirements and to stock inventory of defense parts in support of Japanese military aircraft In Japan.
Bombardier Business Aircraft marks the 30thanniversary of Smart Parts this year. Launched in 1986, the pioneering Smart Parts program was the first airframe systems cost-per-flight-hour cost protection plan for customers in business aviation. To celebrate the 30th anniversary, Bombardier is offering enhancements to its strongest component cost coverage program, Smart Parts Preferred, further maximizing the customers' bottom-line.
Embraer has announced at the MRO Americas show in Dallas, Tex., that SkyWest Airlines selected Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) as the exclusive heavy maintenance provider for their fleet of E175s.
Are you interested in being a key player in the continued economic growth of the Red Deer Region? Do you have a solid reputation as a dynamic entrepreneurial business leader? The Board of Directors of Red Deer Regional Airport Authority (Red Deer Airports) is seeking a CEO who will be excited by the challenge and will be passionate about leading the Red Deer Airport into its next phase of growth and expansion.
Flycanadian Inc. We are an approved Designated Learning Institute by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. We provide professional flight training that focuses on pilots who wish to pursue a career as an Airline Pilot. We are a proud member of ATAC (Air Transport Association of Canada)
Latitude Air Ambulance is a company dedicated to the many facets of air medicine and aerial repatriation. Established in December 2009, Latitude is recognised as an aeromedical logistics and solutions leader providing exemplary services to clients. Based in Hamilton, Ontario with a sub-base in Lethbridge, Alberta, Latitude is Eurami and Argus Accredited, and provides worldwide repatriation (adult and neonate) servicing the travel insurance industry, government, and the private sector.
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