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  • PICTURE: Bombardier flies CS300

    Bombardier has flown the larger variant of the CSeries for the first time.

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  • ​Flying Canadians: 10 individuals who made a major mark on aviation

    To accompany our Canadian industry special, we look at 10 sons of the country – sadly no women quite made the list –...

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  • ANALYSIS: Field on making ordinary aircraft extraordinary

    News | 27 Mar 2015 10:28 | Murdo Morrison

    ​For almost 70 years, Field Aviation has been turning mainly Canadian-built types into special mission platforms – making, as its website boasts, “ordinary aircraft extraordinary”. The modifications house, based next to Toronto’s international airport, began transforming surplus wartime transports in the late 1940s. Its latest projects include partnering with Boeing on its Bombardier Challenger 650-based Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) and designing and installing a first-of-type cargo door on a new Bombardier CRJ700.
  • ANALYSIS: How recent wins have powered up P&WC

    News | 25 Mar 2015 09:29 | Murdo Morrison

    ​These are “exciting times” in the business aviation market for Michael Perodeau, vice-president of corporate and military aviation at Pratt & Whitney Canada. Although the sector has failed to fully recover from the global downturn at the turn of the decade, the Montreal-based manufacturer, one of the oldest brands in business and general aviation, has had a good run of success. Its products will power three in-development types due to enter service over the next four years.
  • ANALYSIS: Canada's Héroux-Devtek gears up for big time after landing 777X deal

    News | 23 Mar 2015 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    Two years ago, Héroux-Devtek was a distant number three in the civil landing gear market, behind Safran’s Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (MBD) and the former Goodrich business of United Technologies (UTC).
  • ​Flying Canadians: 10 individuals who made a major mark on aviation

    News | 20 Mar 2015 13:25 | Murdo Morrison

    To accompany our Canadian industry special, we look at 10 sons of the country – sadly no women quite made the list – who helped develop the country’s aviation sector, from those behind Canada’s first powered flight and World War One aces to an airline entrepreneur and the men behind Bombardier and CAE.
  • ANALYSIS: How Viking Air's Twin Otter gamble paid off

    News | 19 Mar 2015 13:18 | Murdo Morrison

    ​About as far west as you can go from the aerospace corridor around Montreal and Toronto and the Twin Otter’s original manufacturing site, Canada’s other original equipment manufacturer is proving its gamble to bring the type back to life is more than paying off. Viking Air – based on Vancouver Island on the country’s Pacific coast – has notched up more than 110 orders for, and delivered almost 70 of the former de Havilland Canada high-winged, twin engine turbine powered aircraft since launching the Series 400 programme in 2007.
  • Bahrain pushes ahead with plans for 14m-passenger terminal

    News | 18 Mar 2015 12:06 | Murdo Morrison

    Bahrain's government has issued requests for proposals for the contract to design and build a terminal capable of handling 14 million passengers at its international airport.