Innovations
Sept. 18, 2014, Ottawa - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has selected ING Robotic Aviation, a high tech robotic aircraft company, to demonstrate a new method for assessing crop vegetation.
Sept. 17, 2014, St. Louis, Mo. - Boeing has unveiled a new Multi-platform Avionics Test System (BMATS) at the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers 50th annual AUTOTEST tradeshow in St. Louis.
Sept. 12, 2014, Montreal - Bombardier has announced that the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft have received full type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Sept. 11, 2014, Toronto - A new tracking service of aircraft in and around Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport will let users see details such as flight path, destination and whether a plane is flying too low.
Sept. 10, 2014, St. Petersburg, Rus. - The International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) presented its 2014 Award for Innovation in Aeronautics to Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino during the 29th ICAS Congress (ICAS 2014), which is being held in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 7–12.
Following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) convened a special meeting on Global Flight Tracking of Aircraft in Montreal in May, where a consensus was reached among its member states and the international air transport industry sector on the near-term priority to track airline flights, no matter their global location or destination.
When someone invokes the word “Swiss,” it immediately conjures up certain stereotypical images: the beauty of the Alps, military neutrality, secret bank accounts, gourmet chocolate, or precision watches.
Sept. 5, 2014, Montreal - Bombardier Aerospace announced plans Friday to resume test flights later this month with its CSeries commercial jetliner, nearly four months after an engine failure shut down the trials.
Sept. 5, 2014, Wichita, Kan. - Cessna Aircraft Company has announced it received type certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for the Cessna Citation CJ3+. Certification, awarded Thursday, comes less than six months after the company introduced the new model in March.
Sept. 2, 2014, Lachute, Que. - Just a year and a half after first flight of the prototype SAM aircraft, President Thierry Zibi has put the company up for sale.
Aug. 22, 2014, London, U.K. - A system that allows the exterior of aircraft to "feel" damage or injury in a way similar to human skin is in development by BAE Systems.
Aug. 21, 2014, Hanover, Md. - The KEYW Holding Corporation’s subsidiary, KEYW Corporation, will formally unveil the Aeroptic Mapping System August 22-25 at the 2014 National Guard Association (NGAUS) Conference & Exhibition in Chicago.
Aug. 20, 2014, Thunder Bay, Ont. - Pilatus Centre Canada (PCC), in association with Northeast Engineering & Development Ltd., has been granted a Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its recently developed Pilatus PC-12 Enhanced Vision System (EVS).
Aug. 12, 2014, New York, N.Y. - When birds and planes collide, the results can be deadly. That's why airports around the world work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks. One Ohio airport is now experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass.
Aug. 12, 2014, Montreal - You get on a plane assuming that the flight plan has been filed in advance and that the flight will follow a set route. The first assumption is quite right. Not so for the second.

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