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Bombardier, Comac Extend Long-Term Collaboration

 - June 18, 2013, 1:00 AM

Bombardier and the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) yesterday signed a definitive agreement covering four distinctive projects as part of the second phase of the parties’ long-term collaboration on common parts, systems and design aspects between the C919 and CSeries airliners.

The deal follows an agreement signed on March 21, 2012 covering program commonalities between the C919 and CSeries and the letter of intent signed on Nov. 13, 2012 signaling the beginning of Phase II of their strategic collaboration. Under this latest deal, Comac and Bombardier will collaborate on specific areas of the CSeries flight test activities pertaining to non-flying tasks, implementing and maintaining the common items achieved as part of Phase I, sales and marketing and certain areas of customer services related to training, technical publications and parts distribution.