Cash-strapped UK aerospace manufacturers need the government to step up the funding available for research into green technologies or risk losing out to overseas competitors, a senior industry leader has warned.
European regulators have certificated Textron Aviation’s Cessna CJ4 Gen2, clearing a path for the airframer to begin delivering the upgraded light jet variant to the first European customer before the end of June.
De Havilland Canada has started “decommissioning” its Dash 8-400 manufacturing site in Toronto and will soon pause production, but remains hopeful in retaining some presence at the site in the city’s Downsview section.
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