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August 25, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: AVIATION TV: CAE plans to cut approximately 350 jobs in coming year
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Are Canadian skies as safe as they can be? Questions remain.

A recent report by Reuters has seriously questioned the safety and reliability of Canadian skies. >> 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

Canadian airports kick off inaugural Safety Week

As part of the first-ever Canadian Airports Safety Week, two dozen of Canada's airports are joining forces this week to strengthen awareness of health and safe work practices among airport employees. >> Read full article

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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

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KF Aerospace lays off 8% of its workforce

Rebranding the company hasn't helped KF Aerospace avoid the turbulence of the marketplace which has forced the company to cut jobs in both Kelowna and Hamilton. >> Read full article

Large cabin BizJet sales hit the skids: Foley

After years of being a major, reliable revenue driver in the business aviation market, sales of large business jets are showing signs of fatigue. >> Read full article

Bombardier gets new uptick on news CSeries is on track

Bombardier's battered shares got a life last Thursday on news the CSeries is on track >> 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