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Bombardier Belfast prepares to test CSeries carbonfibre wing demonstrator

Bombardier‘sBelfast plant is gearing up to begin series production of the CSeries’carbonfibre wing as it prepares to begin ground-testing its recentlycompleted demonstrator structure. The first wings will be shipped tothe Montreal assembly line in 2011. Read more… (Photo: Bombardier)

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How Bombardier’s Mirabel facility will expand for the CSeries

Bombardieris targeting a production rate of 20 aircraft per month for its CSeriesaircraft by 2016 as the airframer readies to enlarge the Mirabel sitededicated to producing the aircraft. Gary Scott, president ofBombardier commercial aircraft, says the 65,000m2 (700,000ft2) factorythat currently supports production of the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000aircraft will be expanded by just under 92,900m2 […]

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