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September 22, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: AVIATION TV: New helicopter operating technology from DARPA
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Airport security gets a boost with creation of Airpole

The Sherbrooke and Haut-Saint-François Regional County Municipalities (RCMs) along with several other collaborators have announced the creation of a centre of expertise in airport security at the Sherbrooke airport. >> Read full article

Bringing back boomerangers

There’s a new type of candidate circling the hiring pool: the boomerang employee who leaves an organization only to rejoin it in the future. >> Read full article

Harper strikes at Trudeau over his stance on F-35

Stephen Harper has accused Justin Trudeau of hurting the Canadian aerospace community if the F-35 program is scrapped, according to a CBC report. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Feature News

AVIATION TV: New helicopter operating technology from DARPA

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on potentially ground-breaking robotic landing technology in the helicopter sphere; Boeing’s brand new 737 MAX 8; and Embraer’s commercial jet delivery outlook.

PLUS: An exclusive chat with Wings and Helicopters editor Matt Nicholls about Canada’s top FBOs.

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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).

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Feeling droned out? Get on the ball with our UAV 101 webinar!

If you think drone technology can help you in your business or operation, check out our handy Webinar this Thursday at 2 p.m.: UAVs 101: Applications and Implications in Canada. Eric Edwards from Montreal's Xiphos Technologies will help shed some light! >> Read full article

Porter Airlines bridges Toronto, Pittsburgh with first flight

Porter Airlines arrived yesterday in the City of Bridges with its inaugural flight to Pittsburgh. Passengers enjoyed non-stop service from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport. >> Read full article

Collingwood's Abbott Aerospace relocating to Grand Cayman

Abbott Aerospace Inc. has been scouting locations that will fit the company for some time, and the Collingwood, Ont.-based firm has settled on the Grand Cayman. >> 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