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Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers First PW127G Engines Destined for Canadian Fixed-Wing Search & Rescue Operations

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced that it recently started delivering PW127G engines to Airbus Defence and Space in support of Canada's Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement Project. The engines will be installed on specially configured Airbus C295 aircraft, which will be designated the CC-295 in Canada. The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) is schedul...

CAE to acquire Bombardier Business Aircraft Training for US$645 million to expand its position in business aviation training

CAE has agreed to acquire Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for an enterprise value of US$645 million, expanding its ability to address the training market for customers operating Bombardier business jets, which at more than 4,800 aircraft, is one of the largest and most valuable in-service fleets of business aircraft in the world. The acquisition will also serve to expa...

Bombardier’s Award-winning Global 7500 Business Jet Earns FAA Approval

Bombardier is proud to announce that its flagship business jet, the Global 7500 aircraft, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, achieving another important milestone as it approaches entry-into-service later this year. “This milestone is the latest accomplishment for our award-winning Global 7500 business jet, which has been exceeding expect...

Bombardier Delivers Best-selling Challenger 350 Aircraft to Charter Operator Latitude 33 Aviation

t-selling Challenger 350 aircraft will be based in Orange County (John Wayne Airport) and available for charter Latitude 33 Aviation will manage the aircraft on behalf of the aircraft’s owner Challenger 350 aircraft offers a superior in-flight experience, a smooth ride and the lowest direct operating costs in its category Bombardier announced that Latitude 33...

Airbus to deliver Canada’s first H145 in HEMS configuration to STARS air ambulance

STARS’ initial H145s will be delivered in 2019 and will be based in Calgary, Alberta Following an extensive RFP process, Airbus’ H145 was selected as the fleet replacement aircraft for STARS air ambulance’s aging fleet, becoming the first H145s in HEMS configuration to enter Canada. The twin-engine H145 was chosen thanks to its exceptional HEMS heritage and safety record wi...

C Series Aircraft Lands at École nationale d’aérotechnique to Start New Training Mission

The CS100 aircraft donated by Bombardier was welcomed by hundreds of students at the École nationale d’aérotechnique This aircraft will enhance aerospace technical training by giving Québec students access to the latest technology in commercial aviation A C Series aircraft landed for the first time at the St-Hubert airport, where it was officially han...

NetJets Confirms Delivery Schedule for its Global 7500 Aircraft

NetJets confirms commitment to industry’s flagship Global 7500 aircraft, with first delivery in 2021 Options exercised are part of previous large-scale, landmark orders for Global and Challenger business jets Options converted to newly firmed orders include five Challenger 350 aircraft and a Global 6000 aircraft, delivering in 2019 B...

Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Business Jet Program on Schedule for Delivery in 2019

The Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft offer more range, larger cabins and a smoother ride than competitor aircraft Seventy per cent of total flight test hours complete, with these cutting-edge business jets expected to enter service at the end of 2019, meeting customer delivery commitments Interior completions work on first customer aircraft beginning this year B...

Global 7500 Aircraft Awarded Transport Canada Type Certification

Certification paves the way for entry-into-service this year Five flight test vehicles have accumulated more than 2,700 flight test hours following a comprehensive, efficient and rigorous testing program In addition to its unsurpassed range of 7,700 nautical miles, the Global 7500 aircraft has exceeded takeoff and landing performance commitments The Global 7500 aircraf...

Bombardier CRJ Series Certified for Higher Maintenance Intervals

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has granted approval for the maintenance intervals escalation of the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000 aircraft. The line maintenance interval (A-check) is extended to 800 flight hours, and the heavy maintenance interval (C-check) at 8,000 flight hours.   “With the longest maintenance intervals on the regional j...

Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

SpiceJet becomes the first airline to take advantage of the Q400 aircraft’s increased profit potential Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. “We are excited to induct the 90-s...

Bombardier to Offer Future-ready Flight Deck Upgrade on Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 Aircraft

The Bombardier Vision flight deck is recognized as one of the most advanced flight decks in the light jet category The latest Garmin G5000 avionics upgrade enhances the aircraft’s capabilities and paves the way for future technological enhancements Bombardier will make the upgrade available on new Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft or as a retrofit packag...