"Very useful because of the networking opportunities given to me to discuss further business"
Major General Dimitrios Petridis (Ret’d), Aviation Support Programme Manager, NAMSA
"It was an excellent opportunity to network and understand what other countries are doing"
Matthew Dougherty, Lockheed Martin
"Excellent choice of speakers and outstanding presentations"
Colonel Robert Mitchell, Director, Medical Evacuation Proponent Directorate, US Army
"Very high level of knowledge available"
Lieutenant Commander Owe Borjes, Head of Materiel Development, Swedish Air Force
"The Chinook is not coming back to Canada...so there's a capability
gap that we have to cover."
Colonel Christian Drouin, Commander of 1 Wing, Royal Canadian Air Force
"Our helicopters are having to adapt to a changing threat. Modifications
can be made to Sea King, Puma, Lynx, Chinook, Merlin and Apache."
Lieutenant Colonel Paul Tennant, Commander, UK Army Air Corps 3 Regiment
"We're going to need a replacement for the HH-60 - it's getting old and starting
to show its wear...and replacing our operational lost aircraft."
Colonel Chad Franks, Commanding Officer, 23 Wing, USAF
"Our main long-term strategic goal is standardisation and reduction
in types... and also investment in network enabled capabilities."
Air Commodore Theo Ten Haaf, Commander, Defence Helicopter Command,
Royal Netherlands Air Force
"The industry has developed practices over time that can benefit the military - and vice versa."
Larry Alexandre, President, Heli-One