Investing in the CH-147F Chinook

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February 14, 2017

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At present, the RCAF does not have an approved project to upgrade the CH-147F Chinook fleet, but it is seeking to improve the weapons system through the normal project approval process to “maintain relevance and compliance.” Mike Reyno Photo

Investing in the CH-147F Chinook

The RCAF's block approach to aircraft modernization calls for regular technology updates rather than one large midlife upgrade. It's an investment in long-term innovation that could see Canada's fleet of CH-147F Chinook helicopters augmented with new capabilities as they are required.

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 Today's News

A versatile, new generation twin-engine light-intermediate category helicopter, the AW169, has been designed in response to the growing market demand for an aircraft that delivers high performance, meets all the latest safety standards and has multi-role capabilities. Leonardo Photo

AW169 helicopter achieves FAA validation

The AW169 light intermediate twin-engine helicopter has achieved validation by the Federal Aviation Administration of its certification, with deliveries to begin in U.S. this year.

Crafted by a team of bio-scientists, doctors, and nutritionists, PilotsFriend was originally developed to aid European fighter pilots in achieving optimal in-flight performance. It has now been successful in Europe for more than a decade. PilotsFriend Photo

PilotsFriend lands in Canada

Made with all-natural ingredients, PilotsFriend is a great tasting, healthy and refreshing tonic crafted to help pilots fly through the day while avoiding an energy slump.

The teams will compete in more than 20 events that challenge their knowledge, skill and team work. The team earning the overall best score takes home the grand prize--the William F.

Snap-on to present Aerospace Maintenance Competition at MRO Americas 2017

Aviation’s top technicians from around the world are gearing up to compete in the annual Aerospace Maintenance Competition presented by Snap-on, from April 25 to 27, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.


Magellan announces new manufacturing, assembly plant in India

The new 140,000-square-foot building will be constructed on seven acres in the Aerospace Special Economic Zone near the Bengaluru International Airport.


Searidge Technologies receives Best Partner Award

Searidge Technologies has been selected by HungaroControl to receive the Best Partner Award for the crucial role it played in the implementation of its integrated remote tower solution.


 News From The Web

British Airways owner 'lined up to buy' C Series jets from Bombardier


WestJet pilot buys food for stranded Air Canada passengers


Pierre Lemieux: A better bailout than Bombardier? Give it to Canada's 1% to invest instead


Two flight instructors killed in MRU plane crash west of Calgary


 Photo Of The Week

A SWISS Boeing 777-300ER is towed to conduct engine runs after a new engine was installed during an emergency stop in Iqaluit recently. Photo submitted by Brian Tattuinee

A SWISS Boeing 777-300ER is towed to conduct engine runs after a new engine was installed during an emergency stop in Iqaluit recently. Photo submitted by Brian Tattuinee
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