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Join the Helicopter Association of Canada industry bubble for our updated version of the HAC 25th Annual Conference & Safety Forum: HAC 2020 VIRTUAL SAFETY FORUM & AGM. This event will be hosted by HAC and we invite you to participate for FREE.
November 30 - OEM Technical Briefings by Bell Textron Canada Ltd. & AIRBUS Helicopters Canada & Safran Helicopter Engines Canada
December 1 - Showcase Industry Speakers and the HAC AGM
December 2 - Feature committee meetings
Although we are not able to be together in Vancouver this year, HAC hopes you will join our on line Bubble and Register NOW for HAC 2020 Virtual Safety Forum & AGM - November 30 – December 2, 2020
Details & Registration
November 16, 2020 -
November 16, 2020 - “The issuance of initial medicals is taking a particularly long time for student pilots. Is there any work underway to speed up this process?”
The current service standard is 40 business days, though there have been delays in accessing medical tests, of which TC is reliant on public health services throughout Canada. Depending on the complexity of a given file, the process may be delayed.
November 16, 2020 - Please find attached exemptions NCR-101-2020, NCR-102-2020, NCR-103-2020, NCR-104-2020 and related documents. These exemptions are global COVID re-issuances.
November 16, 2020 - This year, FOUR Directors positions are up for election – if you have every considered sitting on the HAC Board – or know someone that, should – please see the attached Nomination form. Only Operator-Reps may nominate or second a nomination to stand for election to the Board.
November 16, 2020 - On Tuesday November 3, the Lightweight Flight Data Recorder (LFDR) Focus Group met for its fourth session to discuss the content of a first DRAFT Notice of Proposed Amendment (NPA) that would impose a requirement to retrofit ED-155 compliant crash-resistant LFDRs in all commercially operated helicopters (including Flight Training helicopters) and to install them in all newly-manufactured and newly-certified helicopters.
November 16, 2020 - This non-COVID global exemption pertains to CARs 401.05(2)(b)(i)(B). It exempts holders of a flight crew permit, licence or rating, other than the holder of a flight engineer licence conducting operations pursuant to Subpart 4 of Part VI of the CARs or pursuant to Subparts 3, 4 and 5 of Part VII of the CARs, from the five night take-offs and five night landings requirement within the six months preceding a flight conducted wholly or partly by night.
November 16, 2020 - In this issue:
Update – October 26 to November 6, 2020
Recoil Aerospace, LLC
Grants Pass, Oregon, USA
Seastar Aviation Ltd.
Campbell River, BC
Transwest Helicopters Ltd.