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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 A350 MSN002 aircraft
Feb 27, 2015 - 10:44 AM
Airbus strengthened its financial position and believes demand is there to increase narrowbody production, but it is noncommital on A380 future.
Feb 27, 2015 - 8:03 AM
Eurofighter, Denel, Wescam and others choose venue for product announcements
HondaJet simulator
Feb 26, 2015 - 10:39 AM
Initial simulator arrives as HondaJet nears certification
Feb 25, 2015 - 7:59 AM
The FAA, Southwest Airlines and Boeing agreed on a plan that allows Southwest 737s to continue flying until overdue inspections are completed.
Feb 24, 2015 - 1:18 PM
No big defense deals done at the event, but a top-level French delegation arrived soon after
1,300th Pilatus PC-12
Feb 24, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Surf Air, which placed an order last fall for 15 PC-12 NGs and options for an additional 50, now has four of the turboprop singles in its fleet.
Feb 22, 2015 - 3:30 PM
Owner-pilots fly off in a nearly factory-fresh model, often for about half the cost of a new one.
Feb 20, 2015 - 11:06 AM
UK government funding is helping mature the huge, innovative hybrid design
U.S. Air Force F-16
Feb 19, 2015 - 1:17 PM
Lockheed Martin is discussing with the U.S. and Korean governments the F-16 upgrade originally awarded to BAE Systems.
Feb 19, 2015 - 11:08 AM
Indian air force chief says MMRCA is urgent, and more Sukhois are no substitute