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September 15, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: AVIATION TV: Bombardier shows off its new C Series
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Global 7000, 8000 programs hit key milestones

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that its Global 7000 and 8000 programs are making significant strides in development. >> Read full article

Wings magazine names Canada's top FBOs

A relentless commitment to customers’ needs is one of the key drivers that determines a successful Fixed-Based Operator (FBO) but what other qualities make it stand out? And who shines brightest in the Canadian space? >> Read full article

C Series dazzles in Toronto

Bombardier Aerospace in Toronto was a hub of activity last week as the new CS100 was showcased in front of a select group of dignitaries, politicians and media. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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AVIATION TV: Bombardier shows off its new C Series

In today’s episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on Bombardier’s newest C Series aircraft; Viking’s recent Twin Otter deal; and CAE’s new training agreements worth more than $130 million Canadian.

PLUS: A closer look at the world of drones and UAVs in both Paul Dixon’s latest Helicopters column and in an upcoming webinar hosted by Wings and Helicopters. >> Learn More…

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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

Northern Lights Awards gala will salute top women in aviation, aerospace

The Northern Lights Award Foundation (NLAF) will be awarding the seven winners of its 2015 aviation aerospace awards on Saturday, Oct. 3. >> Read full article

NAV CANADA reaches tentative deal with CATCA

NAV CANADA has announced that it has reached a tentative deal with with the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association ((CATCA) representing some 1,900 air traffic controllers. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Sustainability 2015

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

Northern Lights Award Gala Dinner

October 3, 2015
Location: Toscana Banquet and Conference Center, Vaughan, Ont. >> More Info