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May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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400th Embraer Phenom 300 delivery
Apr 3, 2017 - 12:10 PM
EliteJets also took delivery of another Phenom 300, S/N 403, on the same day, bringing its all-Embraer fleet to four of the light jets and one Legacy 500.
Mar 31, 2017 - 3:37 PM
Biggest Dreamliner takes off from Boeing’s facilities in Charleston, South Carolina; company to base flight testing in Washington State
Mar 31, 2017 - 1:10 PM
Turbo Ovation Ultra and normally aspirated Acclaim Ultra expected to begin deliveries "almost immediately."
Mar 31, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Five-hour maiden mission starts in Hamburg, ends in Toulouse
Mar 30, 2017 - 2:32 PM
The Italian manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary DRS Technologies are competing for the U.S. Air Force's T-X training jet requirement.
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM
The overall general aviation (GA) fleet in Brazil logged 0.1 percent growth last year, but GA operations dropped 11 percent year-over-year.
Mar 30, 2017 - 12:16 PM
Honda is evaluating the Chinese market for sales potential.
Global 7000 in flight
Mar 30, 2017 - 11:57 AM
The 7,400-nm twinjet is projected to have an Mmo of Mach 0.925.
F/A-18D on ramp
Mar 30, 2017 - 10:57 AM
Various requirements for new fighters and helicopters remain unfulfilled, with only A400M airlifters delivered.
ATR 72MP on ramp
Mar 29, 2017 - 4:20 PM
The country is under-invested in aircraft to patrol its troubled waters.