Bombardier CSeries

October 1, 2009 - 8:48am

The fortunes of Bombardier Aerospace’s regional jet business received a considerable boost last month when American Airlines announced the signing of a letter of intent covering the conversion of an option for 22 CRJ700s.

October 1, 2009 - 8:46am

The future of Bombardier Aerospace’s airline business might well hinge on what becomes of the final product that emerges from last month’s official ground breaking of a new complex in Mirabel, Canada, dedicated to the C Series airliner.

September 17, 2009 - 6:30am

The fortunes of Bombardier Aerospace’s regional jet business received a considerable boost today as American Airlines announced the signing of a letter of intent for 22 CRJ700s.

September 16, 2009 - 10:49am
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The future of Bombardier Aerospace’s commercial airline business might well hinge on what becomes of the final product that emerges from yesterday’s official ground breaking of a new complex in Mirabel, Canada, dedicated to the C Series airliner.

August 28, 2009 - 6:33am

The Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics system took to the air aboard a customer airplane for the first time last month, completing a five-hour initial test flight in a Bombardier Global Express XRS that originated at the business jet maker’s Downsview test center in Toronto on August 3.

June 8, 2009 - 5:29am

The firm order placed by Deutsche Lufthansa late this past winter for 30 Bombardier CS100 airliners not only gave the much-maligned C Series its first confirmed customer, it granted the executives at Bombardier Commercial Airplanes (Chalets A365, A366) some measure of vindication after eight months of persistent questions about whether the program would ever yield a prototype.

June 2, 2009 - 11:49am

An anemic market for business jets and the recent loss of a major customer will have no effect on the flight-test schedule or certification of the Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system, according to manufacturer Rockwell Collins.

May 12, 2009 - 2:01am

An anemic market for business jets and the recent loss of a major customer will have no effect on the flight test schedule or certification of the Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system, according to manufacturer Rockwell Collins.

April 24, 2009 - 9:52am

Bombardier Aerospace, Lufthansa Flight Training (LFT) and Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT), yesterday signed the first authorized training provider (ATP) agreement for the new Bombardier C Series airliner. Under the terms of the contract, LFT will provide pilot and cabin crew training while LTT provides technical training for Europe-based operators of the 110-passenger CS100 and 130-passenger CS300, scheduled to enter into service in 2013.

March 30, 2009 - 10:34am
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It took eight months of waiting since its industrial launch, but the C Series finally drew its first firm orders this month, putting to rest gathering speculation by industry observers that the airplane might never materialize.

 
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