ANTONOV looks for Canadian partners?

ANTONOV looks for Canadian partners?

The rumors have been flying for some weeks.  When the story first appeared we contacted Antonov and we were sent the following: “Information published in Le Devoir newspaper in the article “Le géant ukrainien Antonov veut atterrir au Québec” (“Ukrainian giant...
Which is the quietest aircraft?

Which is the quietest aircraft?

As the commercial aviation industry increasingly embraces “green” issues including, for example, SAF, it is useful to consider another feature that is much more noticeable to people – noise. So which is the quietest aircraft? The latest generation of aircraft, from...
Guess who’s 30 years old today?

Guess who’s 30 years old today?

Guess who’s 30 years old today? May 14, 1991, was the first flight of the Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ).  Here’s the Press Release from that memorable day. The PR notes: “The Canadair Regional Jet is the world’s only twin-engined jetliner in the...
The Q400 as a 50-seat RJ replacement

The Q400 as a 50-seat RJ replacement

Yesterday at the RAA conference, De Havilland Canada made their case for their Q400 to be a replacement for the aging 50-seat regional jets.   It is a novel idea and timely too.   The 50-seat RJ is not renowned for its comfort nor its economics.  Is the world ready to...