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Insight: Monday 5 October 2020: Putting Out the Fires

News:California and the western US are burning. Fires have destroyed more than 4 million acres of land in the western United States, and fires continue to destroy homes and make life difficult for those impacted or threatened by uncontained wildfires.Aviation is a...

Daily Insight: Monday 1 April 2019: The Q400 is Far from Dead

News Bombardier announced the sale of 6 Q400 turboprop airliners to an undisclosed customer, this being another order after the announced sale of the program to Viking Air.  Customers for the aircraft continue to confident about its future global support. The Q400...

A fleet audit – the de Havilland Canada DHC-8

The recent purchase of this program, in its entirety, by Viking Air, by way of Longview Aviation, provides an excellent time to do an audit to see what Viking has got its hands on. Our audit shows there were 1,260 of the four models ordered. These models are the...

Podcast – Bombardier’s Q Series sale and CRJ implications

A wide-ranging chat with regional airline guru UK-based Bernie Baldwin.  We discuss the sale of the Q400 program to Viking.  Along with several implications of this move. Viking has now bought every propeller-driven program Bombardier has owned. Indeed, Viking will...

A Visit with Viking

Today we met with David Heath, Director International Marketing, at Viking Air at the NBAA to discuss Viking’s plans....

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