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August 14, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: AVIATION TV: Viking Air seeking to crack civil, military markets in Brazil
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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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AVIATION TV: Viking Air seeking to crack civil, military markets in Brazil

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on Viking Air looking to crack the civil and military markets in Brazil; a boost to B.C.’s aerospace research and development; and Jet Support Services’ Q2 2015 Business Aviation Index results.

PLUS: A closer look at the brand new face of KF Aerospace by Wings senior writer David Carr. >> Learn More…

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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