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SAE 2011 International Conference

SAE 2011 International Conference on Aircraft and Engine Icing and Ground De-icing June 13-17, 2011 Chicago, Illinois, USA In June, Jim MacLeod from NRC and John Jastremski teamed up to present a technical paper regarding the Icing Spray System that was developed and implemented at the GLACIER facility in Thompson.  This conference provided a forum […]

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MDS at the Paris Air Show 2011

Visit MDS at the Paris Airshow: the world’s largest aerospace industry show, being held at Le Bourget Exhibition Centre from June 20 – 26, 2011.  We are exhibiting at Hall #3, Stand #E79 in the Canadian Pavilion. MDS will be showcasing our 150klbf test facility design, currently under construction for Air France Industries.  150,000 lbf […]

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GLACIER – Successful Season 1

MDS AeroTest is pleased to announce that in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada, Rolls-Royce Canada and Pratt & Whitney Canada, we have successfully completed our first cold weather testing season. The primary purpose of the Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER) facility is icing certification of aviation gas turbine […]

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MDS Partners with Air France

Ottawa, January 11, 2011 – MDS and Air France Industries have signed a milestone design and supply contract for a new engine test facility near Paris. The new MDS-designed facility, located at Charles De Gaulle Airport, will be capable of testing engines up to 150,000 lbf. Air France Industries will carry out post overhaul testing […]

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Researching Green Solutions

MDS has recently joined a team of researchers in a three-year project aimed at developing new, and adapting existing, methods for measuring non-volatile particulate emissions from aircraft engine exhaust gases. Partners in this project, the University of Alberta (leading the project), the University of British Columbia, Pratt & Whitney Canada, the National Research Center of […]

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MDS Appoints New Chairman

Scott Shepherd, Chair MDS Aero Support Corporation MDS is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Scott Shepherd as Chairman of its’ Board of Directors.  Mr. Shepherd is the Founder and Chief Executive of Northstar Trade Finance Inc., one of Canada’s premier trade finance organizations for exporters.  He has been a valued supporter and business […]

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MDS Success in China

MDS recently returned from China with an Agreement to design and supply a Industrial Gas Turbine Test Facility for PetroChina to be built in Langfang, China (approx. 60 km SE of Beijing).   The test cell is part of an MRO facility, used to overhaul and test the GE LM2500 and Rolls-Royce RB211 engines which power […]

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