Posts Tagged “CSeries”

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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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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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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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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Flying airBaltic’s CS300: First impressions

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Flying airBaltic’s CS300: First impressions






December has been a truly eventful month for both Bombardier’s CSeries program and airBaltic, the CS300 launch operator. Earlier this week, the CS300 has received its type validation by the FAA (adding to the ones that it already had from Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency), the very same day that launch operator airBaltic completed the…

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CS300 Successfully Enters Revenue Service with AirBaltic

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CS300 Successfully Enters Revenue Service with AirBaltic






Bombardier’s CS300, the larger of the two CSeries variants, successfully entered revenue service with airBaltic earlier today.  The first flight was from Riga to Amsterdam, and carried 120 passengers.  AirBaltic has configured its aircraft in a 145 seat two-class configuration. Martin Gauss, airBaltic’s CEO, said that “airBaltic has been counting down the days  to this…

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