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  • Hamilton Aerospace Technologies wins approval for 737 Next Gen maintenance


    <P>Global Aircraft Solutions subsidiary <A href="http://www.hamaerotech.com/">Hamilton&nbsp;Aerospace Technologies (HAT) </A>won approval from the <A href="http://www.faa.gov/">US&nbsp;FAA</A> to maintain Boeing 737-600/700/800/900 aircraft, giving the maintenance repair and overhaul company the ability to perform heavy maintenance up on those aircraft types.</P> <P>The latest approval expands the services HAT offers to customers. In December 2006 the company won approval to offer line maintenance for all aircraft in the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/01/01/221129/airbus-a320-aircraft-profile.html">Airbus&nbsp;A320 family</A>.</P> <P>“The addition of the next generation 737s to our repair station rating is a very significant economic event for our company, as it will allow us to better serve our existing clients and expand our customer base,” says Hamilton CEO Gordon Hamilton.</P> <P>HAT also completed maintenance on a Boeing 737-200 and delivered it to custom


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  • Canada's Enerjet further postpones plans for leisure flights


    Canadian start-up Enerjet has indefinitely deferred plans to launch leisure flights and will focus exclusively on...


  • Hamilton Aerospace Technologies wins approval for 737 Next Gen maintenance


    <P>Global Aircraft Solutions subsidiary <A href="http://www.hamaerotech.com/">Hamilton&nbsp;Aerospace Technologies...


  • Twin Otter and other heritage types to be reborn as Viking buys de Havilland Canada type certificates


    <P><BR>Canada’s Viking Air has acquired the type certificates for seven de Havilland Canada (DCH) heritage aircraft...


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  • Kelowna reveals work on combi version of 737-300

    News | 08 Aug 2014 16:38 | Howard Slutsken

    Kelowna Flightcraft is developing a passenger and cargo “combi” modification to the Boeing 737-300, initially to fulfill a requirement for Canadian North.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kelowna-reveals-work-on-combi-version-of-737-300-402530/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Face the facts with NRC's Jerzy Komorowski

    News | 19 Jul 2010 06:00 | Andrew Doyle

    Jerzy Komorowski is director general of the National Research Council (NRC), Canada's Institute for Aerospace Research.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Face-the-facts-with-NRCs-Jerzy-Komorowski-343820/
  • Canada's Enerjet further postpones plans for leisure flights

    News | 08 Jul 2009 14:34 | Brendan Sobie

    Canadian start-up Enerjet has indefinitely deferred plans to launch leisure flights and will focus exclusively on workforce transportation. The Calgary-based...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canadas-Enerjet-further-postpones-plans-for-leisure-flights-329393/
  • Hamilton Aerospace Technologies wins approval for 737 Next Gen maintenance

    News | 18 Apr 2008 07:00 | Lori Ranson

    <P>Global Aircraft Solutions subsidiary <A href="http://www.hamaerotech.com/">Hamilton&nbsp;Aerospace Technologies (HAT) </A>won approval from the <A href="http://www.faa.gov/">US&nbsp;FAA</A> to maintain Boeing 737-600/700/800/900 aircraft, giving the maintenance repair and overhaul company the ability to perform heavy maintenance up on those aircraft types.</P> <P>The latest approval expands the services HAT offers to customers. In December 2006 the company won approval to offer line maintenance for all aircraft in the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/01/01/221129/airbus-a320-aircraft-profile.html">Airbus&nbsp;A320 family</A>.</P> <P>“The addition of the next generation 737s to our repair station rating is a very significant economic event for our company, as it will allow us to better serve our existing clients and expand our customer base,” says Hamilton CEO Gordon Hamilton.</P> <P>HAT also completed maintenance on a Boeing 737-200 and delivered it to customhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hamilton-Aerospace-Technologies-wins-approval-for-737-Next-Gen-maintenance-223077/
  • Twin Otter and other heritage types to be reborn as Viking buys de Havilland Canada type certificates

    News | 04 Apr 2006 10:11

    <P><BR>Canada’s Viking Air has acquired the type certificates for seven de Havilland Canada (DCH) heritage aircraft from Bombardier, including the DHC-2 Beaver and the DHC-6 Twin Otter, and is evaluating the market demand for each type to assess the potential for restarting production.</P> <P>The deal “elevates Viking to a first-tier original equipment manufacturer in the Canadian aerospace industry”, says president and chief executive David Curtis, and comes nine months after the Victoria, British Columbia-based company bought the heritage aircraft product support business from Bombardier’s Commercial Service Centre (CSC) division (Flight International, 10-16 May 2005). “Since that time, Viking has successfully integrated the CSC responsibilities, expanded its operations in Victoria and opened a warehousing and distribution facility in Calgary, Alberta,” Curtis says.</P> <P>Viking has exclusive rights to restart production of any of the aircraft and “with no comparable aircraft avaihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Twin-Otter-and-other-heritage-types-to-be-reborn-as-Viking-buys-de-Havilland-Canada-type-certificates-205794/
  • Airbus A380 arrives in Canadian Arctic city of Iqaluit for cold weather trials

    News | 08 Feb 2006 09:50

    <P><BR>The second flight test Airbus A380 ultra large aircraft has spent the beginning of the week in Iqaluit, Canada where it is undergoing cold weather tests. <BR><BR>The aircraft (MSN004) arrived on 6 February in Canada's northernmost city, and capital of Nunavut territory and will spend several days undergoing cold weather testing during which the aircraft will be left overnight at the airfield. The airport (YFB) is located on remote Arctic tundra at 63.5° north, at an elevation of 111ft (34m). <BR> <TABLE borderColor=#000000 cellSpacing=2 cellPadding=2 align=center bgColor=#ffffff border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TD> <P align=right><IMG height=297 alt="Airbus A380 nose Iqaluit W445" hspace=2 src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=11392" width=445 vspace=2 border=1><BR><SUP>© Eric Fortin AirImages</SUP></P></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><BR>Overnight 7-8 February, Environment Canada reported that the airport experienced temperatures of -26°C (-14°F), or -44°C with wind chill factor due to windhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-A380-arrives-in-Canadian-Arctic-city-of-Iqaluit-for-cold-weather-trials-204570/