How Synergy Aviation is tackling the pilot shortage

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January 20, 2020

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Synergy now has three Cabri G2s in its fleet. Two have already recorded over 1,000 flight hours, while the third has more than 500. Heath Moffatt Photo

How Synergy Aviation is tackling the pilot shortage

In launching Synergy Flight School, Villeneuve, Alta.-based Synergy Aviation is taking a proactive approach to the industry’s pilot shortage.

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Todd Probert, pictured here, is coming from Raytheon, where he worked for the past 10 years. CAE Photo

CAE appoints Todd Probert as group president, Defence and Security

Probert will be based in Washington, D.C., and is succeeding Gene Colabatistto, who retired from CAE in December 2019.

BGen Edward L. Vaughan, left, deputy commander Canadian NORAD Region, presents the Legion of Merit to LCol John Roper, Mission Support Squadron commanding officer, standing with Roper’s wife, Lori. MCpl Alana Morin/RCAF Photo

RCAF LCol John Roper receives U.S. Legion of Merit

The Legion of Merit can be awarded to any member of the United States Armed Forces or of any friendly foreign nation.


Vx Capital Partners orders 3 additional B737-400SFs

Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) announced the company has signed a contract to provide Vx Capital Partners with three additional B737-400SF freighter conversions.

Business aviation wants equal access to Canada's major airports, especially during periods of construction or runway work.

Bizav's sustainability commitment highlighted at 2020 World Economic Forum

A global coalition focused on business aviation sustainability welcomed two new carbon-reduction initiatives for Davos-bound flights at this year’s World Economic Forum.


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Champagne says he 'stressed' to Iran that black boxes must be sent to Ukraine, France


Airbus unit to offer product to help airlines with revenue volatility


Internal Boeing messages detail how pressure to cut costs eroded company's renowned safety culture


Canadian airlines feel the pressure of flight-shaming and the 'Greta effect'


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A crystal clear snapshot of an RCAF CF-188 Hornet in the clear blue skies above Cold Lake, Alta. Photo submitted by Krystal Wilson (Instagram user @krystalphotos) using #skiesmag.

A crystal clear snapshot of an RCAF CF-188 Hornet in the clear blue skies above Cold Lake, Alta. Photo submitted by Krystal Wilson (Instagram user @krystalphotos) using #skiesmag.
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