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In by a nose – Bombardier’s first CSeries takes shape

Bombardier has released the first photo of the forward fuselage structure of FTV1 (Flight Test Vehicle), its first CSeries CS100, currently under fabrication at its facilities in Mirabel, Quebec. The aircraft is expected to fly in late 2012 or early 2013. Credit: Bombardier

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Artist’s impression of Gulfair CSeries taking off from LCY

Gulfair is evaluating the Bombardier CSeries, the Embraer E-Jets family, and the Airbus A318 as it looks for aircraft to operate thinner routes with high frequency.Bombardier is emphasising the runway performance, range and geared powerplant of its 110-seat CSeries CS100 airliner as it strives to triumph in Gulf Air’s three-way regional jet order contest. The […]

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Bombardier Prepares To Test CSeries Wing

Ultimate load testing on the CSeries’ carbonfibre wing demonstrator, meanwhile, will occur in the coming days. However, Bombardier has opted not to go past ultimate load testing and break the wing, as originally intended. Continue reading…

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CSeries Wing Test

Testing on Bombardier‘s full-scale pre-production demonstrator wing for the CSeries has begun at the airframer’s Belfast plant. Using test data from the demonstrator, Bombardier intends to “optimise the design of the actual CSeries aircraft production wing”, says Michael Ryan, vice-president and general manager, Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast. Continue reading… (Photo: Bombardier)

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Flight International 26 Jan-1 Feb: Singapore Air Show

This week Flight International previews the Singapore air show. We look at how aerospace suppliers are flying in to tap a resurgent defence, civil, and general aviation sector. Some highlights: SINGAPORE 2010: Helicopter market in Asia Pacific set to take off SINGAPORE 2010: ST Aero looks ahead SINGAPORE 2010: Asian fighter requirements continue to grow […]

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Talk of 150-seat CSeries in the fray following analyst report

Bombardier is calling a report it is working on a 150-seat version of the 110/130-seat CSeries airliner “speculative”, but some analysts believe the airframer would be wise to move forward with a larger-capacity variant of the Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1000G geared turbofan-powered aircraft. JP Morgan’s Joseph Nadol said the firm believes a 150-seat variant is […]

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