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July 28, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: AVIATION TV: CAE plans to cut approximately 350 jobs in coming year
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CAE to cut 350 jobs, majority in Montreal

CAE will cut 350 jobs in Montreal in the hopes of improving its production process and revamping its business focus. >> Read full article

Webinar opportunity – UAVs 101: applications and implications in Canada

UAVs or drones offer operators and entrepreneurs in a wide cross-section of industries real opportunities to streamline operations, but many questions remain. Looking to get in on the action? Wings' handy webinar UAVs 101: Applications and Implications in Canada can help sort out the realities from the rhetoric. Check it out! >> Read full article

Calgary artist makes art while flying at the speed of sound

A new documentary to be released in September will profile a Calgary artist's miraculous feat of creating art while flying in a CF-18 Hornet. >> Read full article

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National Aviation Conference & Tradeshow 2015

Event Registration is now open!
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The national gathering for operators, industry suppliers and government stakeholders involved in commercial aviation and flight training in Canada.

  • 500+ Participants
  • 50+ Exhibitors
  • 13 social and networking functions
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Visit our website for more registration information and our complete sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, or contact us directly at, or (613) 233-7727, ext. 0.

The National Aviation Conference & Tradeshow will take place on Mon. Nov. 2 to Wed. Nov. 4, 2015 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, QC.

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AVIATION TV: CAE plans to cut approximately 350 jobs in coming year

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on CAE’s job-cutting plans in the next year; Bombardier’s negative results from the Fitch ratings company; and James Elian’s recent appointment as president and COO of AirSprint.

PLUS: A peek at Paul Dixon’s piece on B.C.’s IML power line project highlighted in the latest issue of Helicopters magazine. >> Learn More…

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CBAA & DFATD’s Canadian Pavilion at NBAA 2015 November 17-19

The Canadian Pavilion registration deadline, September 1st 2015, is coming up fast!

In partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), the CBAA will host a Canadian Pavilion at NBAA 2015 in Las Vegas, NV, November 17-19 2015.

This is an opportunity for members to connect with the international business aviation community and showcase their products and services.

This opportunity is intended for members who have not previously exhibited at the NBAA (Canadian Pavilion not included).

For further information, click here or contact Lise Hodgson at

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"Irresponsible" drone flight grounds B.C. firefighters

Drone experts are fuming about the stray drone that grounded eight helicopters and five skimmers fighting a wildfire in B.C.'s southern interior on Sunday. >> Read full article

AC pilots express dismay over flight and duty time delays

Air Canada pilots have expressed their frustration with the federal government to take action to update Canada's flight crew fatigue management regulations. >> Read full article

Bombardier names Boulanger VP of business aircraft customer support

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that 28-year company veteran Lisa "Lee" Boulanger has been appointed vice president of customer support. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Viking Operators Forum

September 8-10, 2015
Location: Victoria Conference Centre - Victoria, B.C. >> More Info

Sustainability 2015

September 22-24, 2015
Location: Hilton Bonaventure Montreal >> More Info