Archive For The “Bombardier” Category

CS100 awarded London City certification

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CS100 awarded London City certification






Bombardier announced that Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) awarded its CS100 its steep approach certifications. The CS100 aircraft’s capability to operate at challenging airports such as London City (LCY) Airport was validated by a comprehensive flight test program. Swiss International Air Lines will be the first airline to operate the C…

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Pratt & Whitney Canada – The Dominator

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Pratt & Whitney Canada – The Dominator






Looking at the turboprop market we note that there is a level of domination we have not seen in other markets.  This is not just impressive, it is remarkable.  The chart below lists the active airline fleet of turboprops.  The percent number in each year reflects PW&C’s market share.  The company’s dominance of this market…

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GTF Update

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P&W provided us with this release on their GTF engine: “Pratt & Whitney’s carbon seal improvement package received certification April 12 and is being deployed to our customers. These changes are designed to improve the carbon seal’s durability for PW1100G-JM engines on the A320neo fleet. We are working closely with our customers to drive implementation…

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Russia’s aviation industry gets a haircut

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Russia’s aviation industry gets a haircut






[UPDATED] One of the primary reasons the Russia state decided to merge its various aerospace companies was to ensure they did not spread national resources too thin.  After the fall of the Soviet Union, money became real and budgets became serious.  UAC became a joint stock company in 2006 with the state owning just over…

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Premium #324 – Orders at American, Delta and United

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Premium #324 – Orders at American, Delta and United






The three US network airlines are the world’s largest and now referred to as mega-carriers.  Between them, they operate over 2,500 aircraft.   This means these three airlines account for approximately 10% of the world’s active commercial passenger aircraft.  What do their orders tell us? Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to…

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CSeries and A320neo Flight Ops

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CSeries and A320neo Flight Ops






Reviewing flight operations, using data from Flightradar24, we discovered that both aircraft are doing very well.  The flights tracked were through March 30. Since we know our readers like CSeries related information, here you are. The bottom line is that as we reported in great detail earlier, the A320neo is doing well.  There are hot…

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