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World fleet to double in next 20 years, growth representing 60% of deliveries.
The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
Range of suppliers say that 15-minute standard is doable as future GADSS system is developed.
First delivery is still scheduled for the second quarter of 2017.
Company has now passed the point in development at which any particular aspect of design for its new E2 jets represents a so-called watch item.
The XWB -84 has entered service so focus is shifting to -97 for the even bigger Airbus A350-1000.
Esterline CMC Electronics is providing its CMA-9000 flight management system to make a cargo airline’s A300 fleet CNS/ATM-compliant.
CFM International is busily flight-testing its Leap 1A, 1B and 1C turbofans.
Having acquired Cruezet and Manoir, the French company is able to offer a broad range of products and services to OEMs.
The CSeries program is accelerating away from delays as new boss Fred Cromer seems to improve its image.