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  • Viking declines to bid for Canadian FWSAR deal


    ​Canada’s Viking Air has decided not to participate in the ongoing contest to replace its home country’s aged fleet of fixed-wing search and rescue (FWSAR) aircraft.


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  • Viking declines to bid for Canadian FWSAR deal


    ​Canada’s Viking Air has decided not to participate in the ongoing contest to replace its home country’s aged fleet of...


  • Embraer mulls Canada SAR bid with KC-390


    An initial two firms – Alenia Aermacchi and Airbus Defence & Space – have confirmed their participation in Canada’s...


  • Canada issues draft RFP for fixed wing SAR project


    Canada has released a draft request for proposals (RFP) for its fixed wing search and rescue (FWSAR) programme. A final...


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  • Viking declines to bid for Canadian FWSAR deal

    News | 11 Jun 2015 13:43 | Dominic Perry

    ​Canada’s Viking Air has decided not to participate in the ongoing contest to replace its home country’s aged fleet of fixed-wing search and rescue (FWSAR) aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Viking-declines-to-bid-for-Canadian-FWSAR-deal-413401/
  • Embraer mulls Canada SAR bid with KC-390

    News | 28 May 2015 17:17 | Dominic Perry

    An initial two firms – Alenia Aermacchi and Airbus Defence & Space – have confirmed their participation in Canada’s nascent fixed-wing search and rescue (FWSAR) contest, but these could soon be joined by Brazil’s Embraer, after it indicated that was giving serious consideration to bidding.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-mulls-Canada-SAR-bid-with-KC-390-412840/
  • ANALYSIS: How Viking Air's Twin Otter gamble paid off

    News | 19 Mar 2015 13:18 | Murdo Morrison

    ​About as far west as you can go from the aerospace corridor around Montreal and Toronto and the Twin Otter’s original manufacturing site, Canada’s other original equipment manufacturer is proving its gamble to bring the type back to life is more than paying off. Viking Air – based on Vancouver Island on the country’s Pacific coast – has notched up more than 110 orders for, and delivered almost 70 of the former de Havilland Canada high-winged, twin engine turbine powered aircraft since launching the Series 400 programme in 2007.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-Viking-Airs-Twin-Otter-gamble-paid-off-410008/
  • Canada issues draft RFP for fixed wing SAR project

    News | 10 Sep 2013 08:40 | Dave Majumdar

    Canada has released a draft request for proposals (RFP) for its fixed wing search and rescue (FWSAR) programme. A final version of the RFP will be issued...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-issues-draft-RFP-for-fixed-wing-SAR-project-390321/
  • IN FOCUS: STOL twin-props show enduring appeal

    News | 26 Oct 2012 11:00 | Günter Endres

    The continued success of the resurrected Twin Otter in particular has confirmed the need for economic and rugged aircraft capable of operating in diverse environmentshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-STOL-twin-props-show-enduring-appeal-377478/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Viking evaluates market for DHC-5 Buffalo relaunch

    News | 12 Jul 2012 11:22 | Kate Sarsfield

    Viking Air is looking to relaunch production on the de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo following strong interest in an upgraded version from existing operators of...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Viking-evaluates-market-for-DHC-5-Buffalo-relaunch-374237/