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January 16, 2020, 12:37 PM

Bombardier Mulls Exit from A220 Program

The Canadian manufacturer’s retreat from the Airbus narrowbody program would spell its complete exit from the commercial aircraft business.

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Falcon 900Bs response aircraft
Jan 17, 2020 - 10:30 AM
The extra customer support will come from Dassault Aviation's recently acquired service centers in Switzerland.
A220
Jan 16, 2020 - 12:37 PM
The Canadian manufacturer’s retreat from the Airbus narrowbody program would spell its complete exit from the commercial aircraft business.
Bombardier Global 7500
Jan 16, 2020 - 12:06 PM
Bombardier delivered 142 business jets in 2019, short of the estimate of 150 to 155, as four Global 7500 deliveries were pushed into first quarter 2020.
Jan 16, 2020 - 11:37 AM
The special committee formed by Transportation Secretary Chao calls for better assessment of “human-machine interaction.”
Tu-214
Jan 16, 2020 - 10:23 AM
Russia’s naval aviation is looking at the cheap-to-acquire Tu-204 and Tu-214 to supplant its elderly Tu-142s and Il-38s on maritime patrol duties.
Jan 15, 2020 - 5:34 PM
Toyota Motor Corp. also will provide Joby Aviation with expertise in manufacturing, quality, and cost control of its eVTOL.
Jan 15, 2020 - 11:23 AM
Daher reported combined shipments of 68 TBMs and Kodiaks in 2019, the first time it reported results for both lines since acquiring Quest in October.
Jan 15, 2020 - 10:38 AM
Clay Lacy operates a 152,000-sq-ft service center at Van Nuys Airport.
Naval LCA
Jan 15, 2020 - 5:48 AM
The delayed naval version of the Light Combat Aircraft has undertaken its first carrier trials.
Jan 14, 2020 - 12:22 PM
The 737 Max crisis saw the U.S. airframer lose more orders than it gained last year.