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Classified in: Transportation, Business
Subjects: MAV, CON

/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - First flight of the modernized CH-146C Griffon/

MIRABEL, QC, June 17, 2024 /CNW/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the first flight of the modernized CH-146C Griffon at Bell Textron Canada in Mirabel on Thursday, June 20 at 10 a.m., in the presence of numerous employees, partners and dignitaries.

The aircraft's modernization is part of a contract awarded to Bell by the Canadian government in April 2022 to extend the service life of the 85 Royal Canadian Air Force's CH-146 Griffon helicopters. 

Journalists, photographers and cameramen wishing to attend are asked to confirm their presence by e-mail to Stephanie Coia [email protected] prior to the event.


Date: June 20, 2024

Time: 10 a.m.

What: Speeches and first flight

Who: Michael Nault, General Manager, Bell Textron Canada

Marc Bigaouette, Director, Canadian Government Programs, Bell Textron Canada

Brigadier-General Darryl Taylor, Director General, Aerospace Equipment Program Management, National Defence

Additional names to be confirmed.

Location: Bell Textron Canada

                12800 rue de l'Avenir, Mirabel QC

SOURCE Bell Textron Canada Ltd.

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