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Bombardier has confirmed that the May 29 failure of one of the engines on the first CSeries flight test vehicle involved the low-pressure turbine.
Boeing and Airbus collected orders for a total of 169 narrowbodies during the month of May.
First flight is planned for the fourth quarter.
Company hopes to have the aircraft in production next year.
The contract has a five-year base period to May 2, 2019, with an option to extend to 2024.
New 650ER should deliver 7,500 nm range, or additional speed and payload.
The Boeing 787-8 can now fly as far as 330 minutes away from a diversion airfield.
Defense exhibitors and attendees at ILA Berlin are mostly focused on German requirements, but the Germans are not buying anything.
The question of certification looms large in any evaluation of future MALE UAVs for European nations.