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Pratt & Whitney Canada to Power New Twin-Engine Large-Utility Aircraft from Textron Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has been selected by Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, to power a new clean-sheet, twin-engine turboprop aircraft to serve the utility segment. The Cessna SkyCourier aircraft will be powered by the 1,100 shp PT6A-65SC engine enhanced with a fully connected FAST™ data system. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)....

ATR 72-500 gets certification to operate in Canada

 ATR, the world’s leading turboprop manufacturer, is pleased to announce that the ATR 72-500 aircraft has just received its certification from Transport Canada, the Canadian airworthiness authority. This will enable Canadian airlines to operate ATR 72-500s either in passenger or cargo configuration.   “Obtaining this certification will allow us to expand the operational sc...

Bombardier Predicts Latin America’s 60- to150-seat aircraft Fleet Will Double by 2036

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Market Forecast 2017-2036 for Latin America predicts that overall traffic is expected to grow 5.1 per cent annually and intra-regional traffic to grow slightly more than the world average at 5.6 per cent annually over the next 20 years. Total deliveries in the 60- to 150-seat marked segment to Latin America are expected to number 1,050 aircraft, or eight p...

Bombardier Recognizes Outstanding Commitment to Aviation Safety

Mark Chaffinch, Chief Pilot, Norfolk Southern Corporation receives the Bombardier Safety Standdown Award Approximately 500 aviation professionals attended the 21st edition of Safety Standdown  Bombardier is proud to announce that Mr. Mark Chaffinch, Chief Pilot for Norfolk Southern Corporation, is the winner of the 2017 Safety Standdown Award. The award was presented at th...

Bombardier Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

  Game-changing, strategic partnership with Airbus to accelerate commercial momentum for C Series program LOI for up to 61 C Series aircraft, including 31 firm from a European customer Execution of transformation plan continues to deliver margin(1) growth; full year EBIT margin guidance for all business units reaffirmed(2) Consolidated full-year EBIT before special items(2)&n...

Bombardier Launches Smart Training Program for More Accessible Learning

For a fixed monthly payment, the Smart Training program provides technicians unlimited attendance to available technical training courses Bombardier offers aircraft operators a package of core and specialty technical training courses led by instructors with real-world experience Through comprehensive and personalized training solutions, Bombardier provides world-class and effective instruct...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Inaugurates Newly Expanded Interior Facility in Tucson

Dedicated to setting new standards in customer care, Bombardier’s service network delivers the highest quality service by the industry’s best-trained technicians New purposefully designed interior atelier features climate-controlled work environment and expanded capacity Tucson facility is largest in Bombardier’s customer service network Provides industry-leading mainten...

Bombardier Receives a Second Environmental Product Declaration for its C Series Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva the publication of the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD®) for the CS300 aircraft. The news was made public one year after the CS100 aircraft received the same certification. No other aircraft manufacturer discloses the full environmental impact of their products. “At Bombardier, we...

Fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle successfully completes its maiden flight

The fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle took off from Bombardier’s facility in Toronto earlier today, under clear conditions. Equipped with a cabin interior, FTV4, also known as the “Architect,” will be used for interior validation testing and to confirm the unparalleled comfort, connectivity and productivity that Bombardier customers will experience.

Bombardier Continues to Expand Worldwide Parts Availability for Business Aircraft Customers

Bombardier Business Aircraft confirmed its continued expansion of worldwide parts availability for its growing fleet of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. As part of the company’s commitment to operators in the United States, Latin America, and Asia, Bombardier Business Aircraft recently opened parts depots in Miami, Florida and Tianjin, China. Combined with its two-year warranty...

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s New 20-Year 2017-2036 Market Forecast

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft released its 20-year Market Forecast for the 60- to 150-seat segment. According to this new 2017-2036 Market Forecast, the 60- to 150-seat seat segment will be a catalyst to further growth, market penetration and airline profitability. “The outlook for our markets is strong,” said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are th...

Statement on the Global 7000 Aircraft Flight Test Program

Safety is our top priority. Our test pilots, following an occurrence last week, followed standard procedures and returned to base uneventfully. Bombardier and GE have determined that the root cause of last week’s reported occurrence was an isolated event. The Global 7000 aircraft program’s flight and ground test campaigns continue on track for entry-into-service in the second...