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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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Apr 2, 2015 - 9:47 AM
Ukraine's conflict with Russia has halted the supply of components built there.
Apr 1, 2015 - 12:59 PM
An additional seven metric tons of max takeoff weight will give the A330 up to 500 extra nautical miles of range, or increased payload.
Mar 31, 2015 - 10:16 AM
Twinjet sports Garmin G5000 integrated avionics, redesigned winglets and more efficient Honeywell TFE731-40BR engines.
Mar 31, 2015 - 7:43 AM
Six prototypes are flying, with four more to come.
Mar 30, 2015 - 11:44 AM
Statistics show little movement in average retirement age as new airplane shipments continue at record pace
Mar 27, 2015 - 3:35 PM
Provisional certification from the FAA paves the way for full type certification "in the next few months."
Mar 27, 2015 - 7:42 AM
Joint venture with Embraer sought to export converted EMB-145s, while A330 will meet IAF's requirement for a larger platform
Dassault
Mar 25, 2015 - 1:03 PM
In a process to be concluded by April 24, Airbus will reduce its holding in Dassault Aviation to 24.5 percent.
TBM Pompano Beach
Mar 23, 2015 - 11:25 AM
Building includes two hangars for the TBM Service Center that can accommodate eight aircraft simultaneously and storage for spare parts inventory.
Mar 20, 2015 - 8:29 AM
Pilatus sold five more PC-7s to Malaysia, but C-130 and S-61 upgrades were not confirmed, and the MRCA remains unfunded.