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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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Airbus C-295 in flight
May 15, 2015 - 7:26 AM
The twin-turboprop military transport will be manufactured in India but not by state-owned HAL.
Airbus A330-200 on ramp
May 14, 2015 - 12:29 PM
Provider of tankers to UK Royal Air Force has placed only one A330 with an airline to date.
May 14, 2015 - 12:07 PM
Aviation analyst Rollie Vincent predicts Global 5000 and 6000 production will drop from the current 80 per year to about 55 next year.
May 13, 2015 - 1:36 PM
A Russian-Chinese joint venture leasing group aims to take on Superjet's Chinese rival, the ARJ-21, in its domestic market.
Phenom assembly facility in Melbourne, Florida
May 12, 2015 - 6:45 PM
The company’s Melbourne, Fla. facility has the capacity to assemble up to 96 Phenoms per year, just above the 92 delivered by Embraer last year.
United Airlines Boeing 787-9
May 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM
Recent 787 order changes are 'normal fleet planning adjustments' that do not presage a cyclical change, CEO Jim McNerney says.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 10:41 AM
The airframer and engine maker are collaborating on a data-management service for the CSeries health-management system.
Dassult Falcon 7X
May 12, 2015 - 10:13 AM
Activity climbed 2.8 percent over April 2014 and is projected to rise by a more modest 0.8 percent this month.
May 12, 2015 - 9:42 AM
Market drop shows volatility, analyst says.
Mi-26 in flight
May 12, 2015 - 7:25 AM
Ceremony to seal joint development is witnessed by presidents of both countries.