Geoff Goodyear, president and CEO of Universal Helicopters Newfoundland, has received the 2005 Transport Canada Aviation Safety Award for his commitment to accident prevention. The award was established to foster awareness of aviation safety in Canada and to recognize people or organizations that have contributed to this objective in an exceptional way. Goodyear was founding chair of the Helicopter Association of Canada Safety Committee, long-standing director and past chairman of the Helicopter Association of Canada, co-chair of the safety subcommittee and vice chairman of the Nav Canada advisory committee.
Western Aircraft was awarded the “Pilatus PC-12 dealer of the year award” and the “Excellence in PC-12 service and support award” from Pilatus Aircraft. Western Aircraft has been an authorized Pilatus PC-12 dealer and service center since 1996. o