If you are having trouble viewing this email click here to view it online. To ensure delivery of future emails, add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contacts. To unsubscribe from this newsletter, click here
April 21, 2017
Voyageur unveils Dash 8-100 Package Freighter conversion
Destined for Wasaya Airways, the newly engineered freighter fills a unique niche in the regional cargo market.
Russian Ilyushin IL-76 carries out Canadian mining equipment contractThe Ilyushin has been carrying heavy ore hauling mining vehicles from North Bay Jack Garland Airport in Ontario to Mary River Aerodrome, Nunavut on Baffin Island.
Summit Air opens Calgary base; adds Avro RJ-100 aircraftSummit Air will be opening an operating base at the Calgary International Airport to support its growing footprint in Western Canada. The company also announced the acquisition and deployment of its first Avro RJ 100 jet aircraft.
HondaJet makes first appearance in TaipeiThe HondaJet made its first official appearance in Taipei at Taipei Songshan Airport on April 21.
Canada Jetlines provides statement on WestJet announcementJim Scott, CEO of Canada Jetlines Ltd., has released a statement in response to WestJet's announcement of launching an ultra-low-cost carrier airline.
WestJet employee association prepares for pilot certification voteThe WestJet Employee Association is preparing for the second attempt to unionize WestJet pilots within two years as the Airline Pilots Association has filed their application to certify WestJet pilots.
CCAA announces upcoming workshop datesThe Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace has announced the dates for its upcoming aviation and aerospace workshops.
Air Canada named one of Montreal's Top EmployersAir Canada has been recognized for the fourth year in a row as one of "Montreal's Top Employers" in an annual employer survey by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
Canadians set to rock "Thunder Over Louisville"On April 18, the Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team (CHAT) wrapped up several weeks of spring training and is heading south for the coming “Thunder Over Louisville” airshow.
Routine review of Skytrac FDM data assists Sequoia Helicopters in proactive maintenance planningSequoia Helicopters used helicopter flight data monitoring data during pre-season test flights on a new Bell 212 engine this spring.
Star Navigation announces multi-year agreementLockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has extended its relationship with Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd.'s Man Machine Interface Division through a multi-year agreement for the repair and maintenance of U.S. Navy TFEL multi-function displays.
Air Canada to operate biofuel flights in support of environmental research on contrails and emissionsAir Canada is participating in the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research project, a research project led by the National Research Council of Canada to test the environmental benefits of biofuel use on contrails.
WestJet pilots seek ALPA representationWestJet pilots filed membership cards on April 20 with the Canada Industrial Relations Board to hold an election for representation by the Air Line Pilots Association, International.
StandardAero component services expands repair capabilitiesWorking in partnerships with the world’s largest aircraft engine original equipment manufacturers, StandardAero has expanded repair capabilities for servicing eight new engine platforms with associated component part repair services and authorizations.
News From The Web
'Appalling': Woman bumped from Air Canada flight misses $10,000 Galapagos cruise Source: cbc.ca
Transportation Safety Board calls on aviation firms to have "clearly defined" go-around policies Source: canadianunderwriter.ca
Investigators probe close call at Pearson as jet ignored tower instructions Source: thestar.com
Booming golf business prompts Ottawa company's interest in Cape Breton airport Source: cbc.ca
Photo Of The Week
The 2017 CF-18 Demo Hornet showcases its special Canada 150 paint scheme. Photo submitted by Steve BiggFollow the Skies page on Facebook.
This month's calendar
The amazing Skies photography you know and love, right on your desktop! Get this month's calendar.
Our jam-packed March/April issue has more of the great Canadian aviation content you love!
Skies Media Kit
500 Trillium Dr., Unit 23, Kitchener, ON N2R 1E5
The MHM Team