Bombardier slims down

Bombardier slims down

Bombardier published this press release today.  Essentially, Bombardier announced that it is consolidating three aerospace units into one to be called Bombardier Aviation. And divesting a number of its aerostructures operations, including those in Belfast and...

Austrian and CSeries

A story out today might lead readers to think a CSeries order from Austrian is imminent.  Its not. We contacted Austrian and we were told “I am pleased to confirm that we achieved a framework-agreement with our workers council, so now we can be optimistic about...

24 Bombardier CRJ900 to Undisclosed customer

Bombardier Aerospace announced that a customer, which requested to remain unidentified, has placed a firm order for 16 CRJ900 NextGen regional jets and has also taken options for eight airliners of the same type. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 NextGen...

Lear 85 Makes Maiden Flight

The much delayed Lear 85 from Bombardier made its first flight today in Wichita.  First flight was originally anticipated about one year ago, but the program was delayed by software issues, much like the CSeries, which has several aircraft currently in flight testing....