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November 24, 2015
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Bombardier presents its vision of the future

Bombardier told institutional investors this morning that it has developed a five-year strategic plan to turn around the Montreal-based transportation company. >> Read full article

Porter, WestJet to fly high at 2016 Careers in Aviation Expos

The team at Wings and Helicopters is diligently working on next year's Careers in Aviation Expos and we are proud to welcome two Canadian aviation leaders as our Premier Sponsors. >> Read full article

ICAO sets course for sustainable aviation

More than 800 ministers and senior government officials have gathered in Montreal this week at the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to take part in talks aimed at establishing a blueprint for sustainable aviation. >> Read full article

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ATAC Board of Directors Renewal for 2016

Board elections were held during the 2016 National Aviation Conference and Tradeshow. The ATAC Board of Directors is a voluntary Board, and is represented and elected by its members. The Board is ultimately responsible for orienting the Association in setting and monitoring the goals and activities.

Heather McGonigal, who was unanimously appointed as the new ATAC Chair will head the 2016 Board of Directors. Heather is Transwest Air’s Director of Flight Operations, Safety Manager, and Training Captain. At 38 years old, Heather is only the third woman to be appointed ATAC Chair and the second youngest Chair in ATAC’s 81 years. >> Learn More

 Featured News 
Aviation This Week

AVIATION TV: Cessna Citation Longitude makes NBAA debut

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on Cessna’s Citation Longitude showcase at the NBAA; Honeywell's prediction of declines in BizJet sales; and BC Hydro being awarded the Airbus Helicopters Innovation in Safety Award.

PLUS: A peek at the 2016 Careers in Aviation Expo. >> Learn More…

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Business aviation operations translates into big economic gains for Canadians

CBAA’s updated Economic Impact Study shows not only the total economic impact of business aviation, but also shows how the operation of ONE business aircraft in Canada makes a huge impact on the economy, contributing to a total of 12.4 person-years of employment, $820,000 in wages, $1.4 million in GDP and $2.9 million in economic outputs, per aircraft, per annum!

For more about the economic impact of business aviation, including a provincial and territorial breakout, read the updated study here. >> Learn More


New Harris poll reconfirms value of BizAv

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have released the results of a new Harris Poll survey that confirms once again that business aviation is critical to many small- and medium-sized firms. >> Read full article

UAVs in forestry: Opportunities and challenges

Drone technology is quickly finding its way into a variety of commercial applications and the forestry sector is ready to take advantage of this new remote sensing platform. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

UK Drone Show 2015

December 5-6, 2015
Location: NEC Arena, Birmingham, U.K. >> More Info

CHC Safety & Quality Summit

April 2-6, 2016
Location: Westin Bayshore Resort Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info