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Welcome to service - Learjet 75 Liberty light jet

The newest addition to its diverse Bombardier business jet portfolio, the Learjet 75 Liberty light jet, is now in service with the first delivery to long-time Learjet operator Alex Lyon & Son, an auctioneering firm that operates throughout the United States and beyond. “The Learjet 75 Liberty is a value-added business tool for those seeking a safer and...

CAE becomes first Canadian aerospace company to become carbon neutral

CAE announced that it has become carbon neutral as of September 28, 2020, proudly becoming the first Canadian aerospace company to reach this goal. The company has achieved carbon neutrality by continuing to reduce its own emissions and by making investments in projects that offset its remaining annual carbon emissions. "This is a bold achievement and we hope that CAE’s commitment...

First Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft for the RCAF arrives in Canada

The first Airbus C295 aircraft purchased by the Government of Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement (FWSAR) project, has arrived at 19 Wing, Canadian Forces Base Comox, British Columbia. The aircraft, designated CC-295 for Canada, landed at its home base on September 17 and is the first of the 16 airc...

ASQS expands global presence with opening of Calgary Office

ASQS, the leading provider of high-class aviation safety and quality management software solutions, announced the opening of a new office in Calgary, Canada. This will accelerate growth and strengthen the company’s customer support and partnerships in North and Latin America.  In addition to the corporate headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and a subsidiary in Thailand, the new o...

Dash 8-400 becomes first regional aircraft recertified to meet ICAO Most Stringent Noise Standards

De Havilland Canada announced that the Dash 8-400 turboprop aircraft has been recertified to meet the latest noise emission standards set by ICAO Chapter 14. The Dash 8-400 aircraft is the first propeller-driven aircraft, and also the first regional aircraft in the world, to achieve the certification.  ICAO Chapter 14, which is equivalent to FAA Stage 5 and is the most recent in...

Airbus Canada transfers A220 material management services to Satair

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership has officially transferred the overall A220 material management services offer to Satair, as part of the programme integration into Airbus. Since July, Satair, an Airbus services company, has taken the lead on global material support and services for A220 operators, working in close coordination with the A220 programme team in Airbus Canada. The transfer repr...

First Bombardier Global 7500 equipped with Dual Head-up Display delivered

Bombardier has delivered the first Global 7500 aircraft equipped with a dual head-up display. This first-in-class capability provides additional safety and redundancy to what is already the most advanced and pilot-friendly cockpit in business aviation. “The delivery of the first Global 7500 aircraft with a dual HUD showcases our outstanding commitment to safety,&rdqu...

Constant Aviation Pro Line Fusion upgrade on Bombardier Challenger 604s validated by Transport Canada

A significant international milestone for Constant Aviation popular Bombardier Challenger 604 flight deck upgrade.  Transport Canada Civil Aviation has validated the supplemental type certificate  for the flight deck upgrade, which replaces the Challenger 604’s factory installed CRT displays with a package of high-resolution Pro Line Fusion touchscreens from Collins...

Skyservice Business Aviation received STC for Aviation Clean Air Purification Systems on Bombardier aircraft

Skyservice Business Aviation MRO division has recently received the supplemental type certificate from Transport Canada for the installation of ACA's purification system inside Bombardier's Challenger 300/350 and Global 5000/5500/6000/6500 Aircraft. ACA's innovative airborne and surface purification solutions improve air quality throughout the aircraft, eliminating pathogens like...

EHang 216 obtained Special Flight Operations Certificate from Transport Canada Civil Aviation

EHang 216 has obtained a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) issued by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), the civil aviation authority in Canada. This is another milestone in regulatory breakthrough for EHang 216 and the first of this kind permit for periodic operations of passenger-grade AAVs in North America.  With the certificate, trial flights of EHang 216 AAVs can be rou...

Delivery of first Bombardier Global 5500 to be based in the United States

Bombardier delivered the first Global 5500 aircraft to be based in the United States. This business jet, which will be available for charter, was recently delivered to longtime Bombardier customer Unicorp National Developments, headquartered in Orlando, Florida. The Global 5500 business jet entered service last month, joining Bombardier’s new large-cabin family...

New heights of Challenger 350 with enhanced cabin experience

Challenger 350 to feature high-speed Ka-band connectivity, a refreshed CMS interface inspired by the flagship Global 7500 aircraft, and sophisticated cabin design options. Best-in-class Challenger 350 business jet delivers a smooth ride and an intercontinental range that holds true at full fuel with eight passengers. Passengers have even more reason to love the b...