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October 16, 2019
A Turbine Otter aged to perfection
When Vancouver Island Air’s Turbine Otter needed an engine, the company embarked on the certification process for a more efficient PT6A-140A powerplant.
New steps to strengthen airplane safetyBoeing has released a list of 10 fundamental changes to its procedural safety methods in wake of the 737 MAX disasters.
Pilatus delivers 50th PC-24 and unveils "the NeXt big thing" at NBAA-BACE 2019Certified in over 10 countries, the global PC-24 fleet now exceeds the 14,000 flight-hour mark. The fleet leader has already amassed 1,400 flying hours in just 20 months of service.
Gulfstream G500 earns European certificationEASA certification of the G500 has cleared the way for European Union registrations and customer deliveries.
Retrofittable crash-resistant fuel tank certified by Transport CanadaStandardAero and Robertson Fuel Systems announced the certification of their AS350/EC130 crash-resistant fuel tank (CRFT) by Transport Canada.
Experience Bombardier's advanced audio systemBombardier’s l’Opéra will be showcased at the National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition with a vignette that will simulate the full sound system experience.
FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. announces private placement of up to $6 millionCanaccord Genuity, acting as agent for FLYHT, has agreed to sell units of the company on a “commercially reasonable efforts” private placement basis, subject to all required regulatory approvals.
News From The Web
No timeline fix for shortened runway at Penticton airport: Nav Canada Source: globalnews.ca
Air Canada staff will no longer greet 'ladies and gentlemen' onboard planes Source: montreal.ctvnews.ca
Swiss says Airbus A220 flights resuming as engines pass inspection Source: reuters.com
Ottawa International Airport tests new anti-drone technology Source: ottawacitizen.com
Photo Of The Week
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Brush up on bizav concerns, check out the Pilatus PC-24, and learn about sims for schools. Plus, we fly a Turbine Otter with a twist and examine the fighter procurement.
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