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Boeing Teams with Canadian Industry to Offer P-8A PoseidonBoeing Teams with Canadian Industry to Offer P-8A Poseidon
Boeing Teams with Canadian Industry to Offer P-8A Poseidon

Boeing and several Canadian industry partners announced their intent to collaborate to provide the capability and sustainability of the P-8A Poseidon for the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) requirement.

Jun 1, 2022 Military
NASA, Boeing Complete Starliner Flight Test to Space StationNASA, Boeing Complete Starliner Flight Test to Space Station
NASA, Boeing Complete Starliner Flight Test to Space Station

NASA and Boeing safely landed the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft Wednesday in the desert of the western United States, completing the uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station to help prove the system is ready to fly astronauts.

May 25, 2022 News
An Overview of Ukrainian Armed Forces - Part 2An Overview of Ukrainian Armed Forces - Part 2
An Overview of Ukrainian Armed Forces - Part 2

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the resulting war prompted us to give an overview of the flying branches of the Zbroynykh Syl Ukrayiny or Ukrainian Armed Forces. This is the second part of a two-article series.

May 1, 2022 Military
A Canadian first at Frisian FlagA Canadian first at Frisian Flag
A Canadian first at Frisian Flag

After two years of absence due to Covid, this year saw another edition of Dutch exercise ‘Frisian Flag’, the largest of its kind in Europe.

May 1, 2022 Military
Sensenich announces Type Certification for G-SeriesSensenich announces Type Certification for G-Series
Sensenich announces Type Certification for G-Series

Sensenich Propeller has announced Part 35 Type Certification for their G-Series ground-adjustable carbon fiber propellers.

Apr 26, 2022 Maintenance
B.C. AERO’s first training event for volunteer pilots and ground handlersB.C. AERO’s first training event for volunteer pilots and ground handlers
B.C. AERO’s first training event for volunteer pilots and ground handlers

Saturday April 23 was a busy day at the office for BC AERO. The workshop and hangars of West Coast Pilot’s Club at Langley Airport were filled with volunteers and guests. This was the site for the first ever training session for members of the BC Airlift Emergency response Operation.

Apr 23, 2022 News
Pilatus ends 2021 financial year setting recordsPilatus ends 2021 financial year setting records
Pilatus ends 2021 financial year setting records

According to a recent Pilatus press release, the 2021 financial year was extremely successful for the company, but also challenging. Despite the difficult circumstances, a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries was set.

Apr 13, 2022 Commercial aviation
An Overview of Ukrainian Armed Forces - Part 1An Overview of Ukrainian Armed Forces - Part 1
An Overview of Ukrainian Armed Forces - Part 1

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the resulting war prompted us to give an overview of the flying branches of the Zbroynykh Syl Ukrayiny or Ukrainian Armed Forces. We will focus on operational units (fighters, transport etc.), while training units are outside the scope of this overview.

Apr 3, 2022 Military
Canada selects the Lockheed Martin F-35Canada selects the Lockheed Martin F-35
Canada selects the Lockheed Martin F-35

On March 28, the Canadian Government announced that it had selected the USA’s F-35 as the RCAF’s next fighter.

Mar 28, 2022 Military
Textron to acquire electric aircraft pioneer PipistrelTextron to acquire electric aircraft pioneer Pipistrel
Textron to acquire electric aircraft pioneer Pipistrel

Textron Inc., home to the Cessna, Beechcraft, and Bell aviation brands, has announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft, based in Slovenia and Italy.

Mar 18, 2022 General Aviation
An-225 destroyedAn-225 destroyed
An-225 destroyed

On 27 February, this year, it was confirmed that the An-225 has been destroyed at Antonov Airport in Kyiv. Depending on whom you would like to believe, the aircraft had either been destroyed by a Russian airstrike, or Ukrainian artillery.

Mar 6, 2022 News
Textron Aviation rolls out first production Cessna SkycourierTextron Aviation rolls out first production Cessna Skycourier
Textron Aviation rolls out first production Cessna Skycourier

On 4 February, Textron Aviation announced the rollout of the first production unit of the twin-engine, large-utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier, at the company’s manufacturing facility in Wichita.

Feb 4, 2022 News