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CSeries aft fuselage demonstrator

Bombardier is assembling a composite panelled, aluminium-framed aft CSeries fuselage section demonstrator at its Saint-Laurent facility in Montreal. The plant will be responsible for full fabrication of the twinjet’s forward and aft fuselage. Although the majority of the CSeries fuselage is fabricated from advanced alloys, the rear section aft of the cabin incorporates composite panels. […]

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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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Flight International 8-14 December: Countdown to 787 First Flight

This week Flight International features an update on the 787 Dreamliner as the aircraft prepares for its first flight later this month. While Boeing crunches the data from the latest volley of static teststo validate the side-of-body reinforcement, sources within the companyare increasingly confident that the long-delayed program could fly notone, but potentially two 787s […]

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Lessor LCI orders 20 CSeries including first CS300s

Operating lessor Lease Corporation International has emerged as the second firm customer for the Bombardier CSeries twin-jet, with a firm purchase agreement for 20 of the type. LCI’s deal including three CS100s and 17 CS300s, making it the first customer for the larger 149-seat version. Continue reading….

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