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February 23, 2016
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Fourth Gulfstream G500 test aircraft completes first flight

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced that the fourth Gulfstream G500 test aircraft, T4, has completed its first flight and officially joined the G500 flight-test program. >> Read full article

Drone Fair 2016 impresses in B.C.

A bright, sunny day couldn’t deter an overflow crowd that descended upon the Sportsplex at BCIT’s main campus in Burnaby, B.C., for Drone Fair 2016 on Feb. 20. >> Read full article

Region of Waterloo sets new passenger record

For the fourth consecutive year, passenger traffic at the Waterloo Regional International Airport has increased, making 2015 the busiest on record. >> Read full article

 
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ATAC Successfully Lobbies US TSA to Retract Restrictive NOTAM

On December 14, 2015 the U.S. Transportation Security Administration issued a NOTAM which required small aircraft operators to get clearance to undertake Canada to Canada overflight of US airspace in advance of every flight. ATAC successfully lobbied TSA representatives in getting the NOTAM retracted.

Airlines were not affected by the NOTAM whereas Commercial General Aviation (CGA) was. The revised FAA NOTAM issued January 16, 2016 restored the exemption to CGA provided Part 6 requirements pertaining to the continuous transmission of an ATC assigned transporter code or radio frequency are met. >> Learn More

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Aviation this week

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on Bombardier planning to cut 7,000 jobs; Viking Air Limited unveiling a first in the seaplane market; and a new president taking charge at Bell Helicopter Textron. >> Learn More…

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If you do not have your login credentials or have any questions please contact Lindsay Berndt at lberndt@cbaa.ca. >> Learn More

 
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CAE to acquire Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training

CAE has announced that it has concluded a conditional agreement with Lockheed Martin Corporation to acquire Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT). >> Read full article

ICAO Council prohibits lithium-ion cargo shipments on passenger aircraft

The 36-State ICAO Governing Council has adopted a new aviation safety measure which prohibits, on an interim basis, all shipments of Lithium-ion batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft. >> Read full article

Top 20 Under 40 leaders wanted!

Do you have outstanding employees under the age of 40 at your organization who are leading the charge and implementing change for the better? We want to hear about it! Nominate your top young guns today for a Top 20 Under 40 award from Wings Magazine! >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

CHC Safety & Quality Summit

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

Careers in Aviation Expo

April 9, 2016
Location: Porter Airlines, Toronto Billy Bishop Airport Toronto, Ont. >> More Info

Careers in Aviation Expo

May 14, 2016
Location: WestJet Campus, Calgary, Alta. >> More Info