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February 21, 2017
Boeing debuts 787-10 Dreamliner
The 787-10 will now be prepared for its first flight in the coming weeks.
Transport Canada delivers certification to Cabri G2The Canadian aviation authority issued its type certificate to the Guimbal Cabri G2 on Feb. 10.
MTI, Airbus partner to co-develop and commercialize metaAIRMetamaterial 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.
Lachute aviation community participating in WOAW eventsGirls 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.
Guardian Mobility appoints new business development managerKen 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 leadersThe 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.
DA Defence, Inzpire join forces to deliver air support to British Armed ForcesDiscovery 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.
WestJet sweetens up summer scheduleWestJet 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 KidsWestJet 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 approachingWomen 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 anniversaryCargojet Inc. reached a significant milestone on Feb. 21, 2017, celebrating its 15th year in business.
TSB reminds aircraft passengers to buckle upThe 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 programsBrampton-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-WardFollow the Skies page on Facebook.
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