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Having been acquired by a Japanese company, Quest Aircraft has a new reason to be interested in Asia.
Financing barriers cloud prospects of CSeries, Q400 deals
The aircraft, which won provisional certification in March, is set to launch on a 26,000-nm tour involving 13 countries.
The weaponized trainer has also been exported to Algeria and Belarus
Russian MoD is also funding a version for naval operations.
Seeks to acquire package carrier TNT of The Netherlands for $4.8 billion
Decline blamed on global currency fluctuations, weakness in the oil sector and growing economic problems in Russia.
After initial checks of the fly-by-wire controls and engines, pilots took the aircraft to 43,000 feet and Mach 0.80 for performance tests.
Milestone aircraft also marked the 40th handover of a Signature Series Phenom 300 to the fractional aircraft provider.
Engine company's PW1100G now powering two Airbus narrowbodies