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CSeries Flights Resume – Will Orders Now Follow?

The CSeries returned to flying yesterday, September 7th, with FTV2 making a short flight at Mirabel with the modified engines from Pratt & Whitney installed.  The flight was routine and uneventful.  The photo below from Bombardier shows FTV2 flying yesterday. Now...

Bombardier makes a splash at MAKS

Phillipe Poutissou VP Marketing at Bombardier Commercial Aircraft talks about the big news from MAKS 2013.

Ilyushin converts CSeries LOI to Order

Bombardier announced that Moscow-based, national leasing company, Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC), has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 32 CS300 aircraft and options for an additional 10 CS300 aircraft. The transaction, which follows a letter of intent signed by IFC...

MS-21 Gains Momentum at MAKS while Superjet Disappoints

Irkut’s MS-21 gained 78 orders at the MAKS Moscow Air Show from two leasing companies, Ilyushin Finance, which ordered 28 MS-21-300, with options for an additional 22, and Aviacapital-Service for 35 MS-21-300 and 15 MS-21-200 models.  The MS-21 will be equipped with...