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October 13, 2015
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Bombardier in talks with North American airlines for C Series

Canada's Bombardier Inc. noted last week that it is in talks with a number of North American airlines for its C Series program. >> Read full article

NLAF gala honours top women in aviation, aerospace

The annual Northern Light Award Foundation dinner in Toronto was a resounding success as key women in the aviation and aerospace were honoured for their contributions and dedication to the industry. >> Read full article

Canadian family donates $700,000 aircraft to Okanagan College

The Vernon, B.C. campus of Okanagan College is the new home to a world-class Jetstream 31 thanks to the Swanberg family of Grande Prairie and Fort St. John. >> Read full article

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AVIATION TV: RCAF'S Sea Kings to work past retirement

In this episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on the RCAF’s Sea Kings working even after retirement; the B.C. Aviation Council’s Silver Wings Award winners; and Bombardier’s talks with investors amidst ongoing C Series delays. >> Learn More…

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Flying Colours gets ADS-B STC for Challenger 604/605

Flying Colours Corp., the Peterborough, Ont.-based completions, refurbishment and maintenance specialist, has secured a Supplemental Type Certificate for ADS-B OUT for Bombardier Challenger 600-2B16 (604 and 605) airframes from the U.S.-based FAA. >> Read full article

Wynnchurch Capital makes strategic investment in Carson Air

Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, has made a strategic investment in Western Canada's Carson Air Ltd., a provider of ambulance services, air cargo services and flight training schools. >> Read full article

MH17 was brought down by missile: investigators

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was destroyed by a Buk surface-to-air missile over the eastern Ukraine, according to the Dutch Safety Board, as it presented official results from the crash investigation. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

DTI Basic Quality Assurance Workshop - Toronto

October 27, 2015
Location: GTAA-Pearson >> More Info