Vimy Flight aircraft arrive in France

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March 24, 2017


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Allan Snowie, team lead for Vimy Flight, stands with several replica aircraft inside the CC-177 Globemaster.

Vimy Flight aircraft arrive in France

Seven replica aircraft from the First World War will form part of Canada’s contribution to a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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 Today's News

Bombardier CS100 in SWISS livery

Bombardier C Series anticipates London City Airport certification

Bombardier is expecting certification in the second quarter of 2017 that would allow its C Series CS100 aircraft to land at London City Airport in the United Kingdom.

 
Pictured from left to right are: Rick Buchanan, senior director of RMU sales and acting senior director of commercial helicopter business for Honeywell; Rob Richardson, customer business manager for commercial helicopter and aftermarket partners for Honeywell; Tom Jackson, president of CanWest Aerospace Inc.; and Terence Lim, sales and marketing manager for CanWest Aerospace Inc. CanWest Aerospace Photo

CanWest Aerospace seals agreement with Honeywell

The agreement allows CanWest to sell and install Honeywell products—including the popular BendixKing avionics brand—worldwide, with the exception of Japan.

 

Aéro Montréal welcomes measures targeting innovation

Aéro Montréal welcomes a series of measures presented in the budget tabled on March 22 by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

 

GTAA announces chief financial officer transition

Jill Sharland, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority's vice-president and chief financial officer, is leaving the GTAA effective March 23, 2017.

 
 
The G500 outfitted aircraft has flown more than 180 hours since its first flight Aug. 5, 2016. The other four flight-test aircraft have amassed more than 2,450 hours in the air. Gulfstream Photo

Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

The five G500 test aircraft, including a fully outfitted production aircraft, have surpassed 2,600 flying hours and accumulated more than 600 flights.

 
Personnel from 2 Wing Bagotville, Que., unload the equipment required to set up a camp and air operation centre tailored for humanitarian disaster assistance relief missions during Exercise Ready Renaissance. Sgt Halina Folfas Photo

Exercise Ready Renaissance: 2 Wing answers the call

With its unique mandate to project airpower on short notice and on a global scale, 2 Wing Bagotville, Que., deployed a rapid reaction package to 19 Wing Comox, B.C., to take part in Exercise Ready Renaissance 1701.

 

TPL Foundation congratulates Government of Canada on latest budget

The True Patriot Love Foundation recently expressed its congratulations to the Government of Canada on the latest budget, specifically its commitment to support Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans.

 
 
   

 News From The Web

School drone club hopes to propel students into employment
 Source: winnipeg.ctvnews.ca

 

Drone regulations welcomed at Yarmouth International Airport
 Source: thevanguard.ca

 

Canadian carriers applaud extra money for airport security but want privatization off the table
 Source: travelweek.ca

 

Canadian pilots plead not guilty to being over the limit ahead of Glasgow to Toronto flight
 Source: dailyrecord.co.uk

 

Nova Scotia beefs up firefighting arsenal with 4 new helicopters
 Source: cbc.ca

 
   

 Photo Of The Week

Frosty pre-flight for this Royal Canadian Air Force CC-177 Globemaster III on a -30C Whitehorse morning. Photo submitted by Simon Blakesley

Frosty pre-flight for this Royal Canadian Air Force CC-177 Globemaster III on a -30C Whitehorse morning. Photo submitted by Simon Blakesley
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