Boeing debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

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February 21, 2017


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Boeing will deliver the 787-10 to airlines in 2018. The airplane has won 149 orders from nine customers across the globe. Boeing Phot

Boeing debuts 787-10 Dreamliner

The 787-10 will now be prepared for its first flight in the coming weeks.

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 Today's News

Mischa and Sancho Gelb, owners of British Columbia-based BC Helicopters, stand with Bruno Guimbal, president and CEO of Hélicoptères Guimbal.

Transport Canada delivers certification to Cabri G2

The Canadian aviation authority issued its type certificate to the Guimbal Cabri G2 on Feb. 10.

 
Lasers can distract pilots during critical phases of flight and can cause temporary visual impairment. MTI Photo

MTI, Airbus partner to co-develop and commercialize metaAIR

Metamaterial Technologies Inc. and its optical filters division, Lamda Guard, have entered into a new agreement with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus to validate, certify, and commercialize its laser protection product metaAIR, for aviation.

 
Nolinor Aviation will have its Convair and crew on hand to answer questions; and for the first time, it will also offer a tour of its nearby Mirabel facilities, a chance for the girls to learn everything about flight management, hands-on, and visit the company’s Boeing 737 and 747 aircraft before heading to the Mirabel control tower. Nolinor Aviation Photo

Lachute aviation community participating in WOAW events

Girls of all ages are invited to visit the Lachute Airport on March 11 and discover aviation’s opportunities, connect with industry professionals, and experience a free small aircraft flight.

 
Ken Stewart head and shoulders photo.

Guardian Mobility appoints new business development manager

Ken Stewart has re-joined the firm and will be responsible for developing new markets as well as support and growth with the existing customer base.

 

Whirly-Girls to provide scholarship opportunities with help of aviation industry leaders

The Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund, Inc. has announced that 15 scholarships will be awarded to deserving female aviators in 2017, setting the bar for the entire helicopter industry.

 
 
The two companies will combine their unique capabilities in the live air training environment to deliver the most innovative, relevant and safe training solution for the ASDOT customer. DA Defence Photo

DA Defence, Inzpire join forces to deliver air support to British Armed Forces

Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. and Inzpire Ltd. have joined forces to bid for the UK Ministry of Defence's Air Support to Defence Operational Training program.

 
Starting April 30, 2017, WestJet will add Abbotsford as its 13th non-stop destination from Winnipeg and will increase frequency on routes to Edmonton and Hamilton. WestJet Photo

WestJet sweetens up summer schedule

WestJet has announced plans to connect two long-standing WestJet destinations with the addition of service between Winnipeg and Abbotsford.

 

New video celebrates 10 years of WestJet Cares for Kids

WestJet celebrated the 10th anniversary of its signature community investment program, WestJet Cares for Kids, on Feb. 21, with the release of its newest video.

 

WAI Conference quickly approaching

Women in Aviation International’s 28th Annual Conference is scheduled for March 2 to 4 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

 

Cargojet celebrates 15th anniversary

Cargojet Inc. reached a significant milestone on Feb. 21, 2017, celebrating its 15th year in business.

 

TSB reminds aircraft passengers to buckle up

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is reminding aircraft passengers to comply with flight and cabin crew instructions and to wear their seat belts after 21 people were injured during a turbulence event encountered by Air Canada flight ACA088 in December 2015.

 

Flightline Training Services granted GCAA approval for maintenance training programs

Brampton-based Flightline Training Services has been granted UAE General Civil Aviation Authority Civil Aviation Regulation 147 approval for its maintenance training programs.

 
 
   

 News From The Web

MRU flight instructor Jeff Bird remembered as devoted family man
 Source: calgaryherald.com

 

Canadians test capabilities at Tyndall's Combat Archer, Combat Hammer
 Source: af.mil

 

Passengers heard a 'big bang' before First Air plane turned around shortly after takeoff
 Source: cbc.ca

 

Trump's Boeing speech shows differences with Obama
 Source: canadianbusiness.com

 
   

 Photo Of The Week

Royal Canadian Air Force Boeing CC-177 Globemaster III on short final runway 06 at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport, inbound from CFB Trenton on Feb. 14, 2017. Photo submitted by Maxime Vibert-Ward

Royal Canadian Air Force Boeing CC-177 Globemaster III on short final runway 06 at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport, inbound from CFB Trenton on Feb. 14, 2017. Photo submitted by Maxime Vibert-Ward
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