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The international expansion of CAE continues with four major training agreements announced in Madrid, Spain, during the 2018 European Airline Training Symposium at the 2018 European Airline Training Symposium. This includes deals with CityJet, easyJet, Polish Airlines and Vueling Airlines.


Magellan Aerospace Corporation, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, secured a six-year agreement with Airbus for a contract extension for the manufacture of A350 XWB centre wing box and keel beam detail parts.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada today held a conference call to provide more details about the mid-air collision that took place between a Piper PA-42 Cheyenne III and a Cessna 150 in the airspace of Carp, Ontario, near Ottawa. The mid-air collision, which is the 10th recorded in Canada over the past 10 years, happened within the traffic pattern of Carp Airport, where both planes were registered

Beverley Harvey, a senior investigator with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), explains a wing of the Cessna 150, with one person on board, was partially severed after the collision at around 10:10 am on November 4. The Cessna impacted the ground shortly after, resulting in a fire, and the pilot was fatally injured.

Embraer released a report about its outlook for the Chinese commercial aviation market during the 12th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition. The company forecasts that the region will take delivery of 1,390 new jets with up to 150 seats over the next 20 years (valued at US$82 billion at list price).
Aireon LLC and FlightAware on November 4 announced that GlobalBeacon is live and providing airlines with global flight tracking ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) recommendations, which will be effective November 8, 2018. GlobalBeacon provides airlines with minute-by-minute global aircraft tracking for their aircraft at all times, anywhere in the world.
StandardAero Component Services celebrated and dedicated the company’s 30,0000-square-foot expansion of its component repair facility, located in Miami, Florida.
The Canadian Press reports one person is dead after two small planes crashed mid-air in the Ottawa area on Sunday morning.
KADEX Aero Supply of Peterborough, Ont., is now distributing Donaldson filters, which includes an extensive range of filters for rotorcraft, general aviation and regional airlines.
Fig Air, a Toronto-based VIP helicopter charter operator, becomes the first Canadian customer of Web Manuals Inc., which develops digital documentation tools for the aviation industry. Fig Air plans to use Web Manuals to digitally edit and review its technical manuals, before distributing them to its staff.
PAL Aerospace, a subsidiary of Exchange Income Corporation, reached a significant milestone in its Force Multiplier Surveillance Program. PAL's DASH-8 demonstrator surveillance aircraft has received final certification from Transport Canada. The company explains this follows a complex process due to the highly modified state and technical capabilities of the aircraft.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its Watchlist 2018 safety report. Looking at the most pressing issues facing the country’s air, marine and rail sectors, the organization identified seven key issues requiring attention by both industry and government to make Canada's transportation system safer. Canada holds one of the world’s safest aviation industries, in large part because of TSB’s independent analysis.
The Billy Bishop Airfield Rehabilitation Program, described as a significant three-year rehabilitation initiative, has been completed, including the reconstruction of runways and taxiways, the installation of LED lighting, and the construction of a Ground Run-up Enclosure (GRE) designed to dampen the noise associated with high-power aircraft engine ground run-up operations. The 3-year, $35-million program was paid for by PortsToronto – not taxpayers..
Air Georgian on October 29 ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement with CUPE Local 4059. CUPE represents Air Georgian's 83 flight attendants working out of Toronto, from where they operate the airline's domestic and trans-border routes on CRJ 100/200 aircraft.
Bombardier’s Global Completion Centre has been renamed the Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre to recognize the contributions of one of the company’s most historically influential visionaries. Under Beaudoin’s leadership, the Global Express aircraft made its first flight in 1996 and in 1998 the Completion Centre became home to some of Bombardier’s most skilled designers, engineers and artisans.
Stewart Aviation at the beginning of October 2018 assumed ownership of the Fixed Based Operation (FBO) and fuel services at Peterborough Regional Airport (CYPQ) in Southern Ontario. Stewart Aviation is part of the World Fuel Services Network.

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