Posts Tagged “Bombardier”

BAe146/AVRO RJ Celebrates 27 Years of Continuous Operations at Swiss

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BAe146/AVRO RJ Celebrates 27 Years of Continuous Operations at Swiss






It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was quaffing an ale or two with British Aerospace personnel at the Crooked Chimney Pub in Hatfield discussing the forthcoming BAe 146 aircraft, noted for its quiet operations and a tail registration on the prototype of G-SSSH.  Earlier this month, British Aerospace and Swiss celebrated the 27th…

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Premium – Turboprop Update

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Premium – Turboprop Update






It has been some time since we last looked at the airline passenger turboprop market.  Here is an update of what we know about this market. Aircraft size is growing, as in other segments There appears to be 20 years of replacement production List price should not be the key issue driving fleet decisions Welcome…

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CSeries at London City

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CSeries at London City






This week Bombardier sent their CS100 to London City Airport for certification testing.  This airport has unique requirements because of a steep glideslope going into the airport.  Based out of Stansted for tests,  Bombardier took their aircraft in and out of LCY.  Despite taking a range hit using LCY,  the CS100 will have the best…

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Guidance from ISTAT Americas

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Guidance from ISTAT Americas






Last week saw the usual excellent presentations from the industry was presented at ISTAT Americas 2017, an annual event of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading, 5-7 March.  A key takeaway for us what the focus Airbus and Boeing placed on capabilities.   Airbus stressed the capabilities of the A321neo and the A330neo.   Boeing did…

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Evaluating American Airlines Fleet and Likely Future Actions

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Evaluating American Airlines Fleet and Likely Future Actions






American Airlines is the second in our airline fleet reviews.  The airline today has a fleet based on  various mergers, the most recent being US Airways (which had previously merged with America West). This followed a wave of airline consolidation that started some years ago with Delta and Northwest. The US airline consolidation that took…

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CAAC’s latest five year plan and Rule 96 – a boost for regional jet demand?

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China’s Civil Aviation Administration re;eased its latest (13th) five year plan on February 3.   In this plan there are five areas of focus: sustained safety of civil aviation, building a national integrated airport system, comprehensively improving aviation service capability, strengthening support and service quality of air traffic management and speeding up transition through reform and…

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