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by Dash9
Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBD ejection strategy: got lucky or sound decision-making?
Replies: 40
Views: 5313

Re: BBD ejection strategy: got lucky or sound decision-making?

Nothing on the Bombardier floundering is smart business decision making. The reason they are in the position of having to sell everything off is a great many years of mismanagement have tarnished the brand to the point where even with a perfect product, customers are hesitant to even ask questions....

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by Dash9
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 257
Views: 60374

Re: Airbus A220 Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Thanks T4thH and Tominjsh. I found a couple sources saying 4 for air Baltic this year and will update the list next time I'm on my laptop. Expected A220 production numbers for 2020 have been named by "The Wings over Quebec", who are regular accordingly informed. It is a good to excellent ...

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by Dash9
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada receives first a220
Replies: 58
Views: 13525

Re: Air Canada receives first a220

Ishrion wrote:
I’m sorry Airbus, what?

The first aircraft out of an order of 45 will enter service in January 2020, making Air Canada the first airline to operate the A220-300 in North America.


I guess Delta isn’t North American.

Assuming they mean Canada...


key word is OPERATE

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by Dash9
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Announce YUL-CPH
Replies: 15
Views: 4254

Re: Air Transat Announce YUL-CPH

look, they are only sending two flights per week on a A321 with 199 seats. They don't that much O&D demand to break even if not make a profit

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by Dash9
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019
Replies: 142
Views: 32392

Re: A220 sales tour and sales campaigns, 2019

Relying on financial reporting for such information seems unrealistic to me. And I guess I missed Airbus saying they won't get to 10/mo till 2025. Imho they will be there by 2021-22. Relying on financial information is the point. They are a publicly traded company. If they aren't reporting realisti...

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by Dash9
Sat May 18, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier CRJ, upgrade or sunset product line? Re-engine after all?
Replies: 54
Views: 12319

Re: Bombardier CRJ, upgrade or sunset product line? Re-engine after all?

BBD is working to sell off the CRJ, only will have business jets after that. They have no money right now to barely survive, much less certify anything. So any upgrades will be by the buyer, if they are so inclined. Canada's Via Rail did not order BBD recently because of their problems. Not true. T...

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by Dash9
Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mitsubishi MRJ, going alone against Boeing/Embraer?
Replies: 53
Views: 8551

Re: Mitsubishi MRJ, going alone against Boeing/Embraer?

I'm speculating on a scenario here: BBD commercial (CRJ) is folded into the Airbus / BBD joint venture. Now that the Q400 is gone there is no conflicts with Airbus/ATR. MRJ joins the Airbus / BBD JV. AB/BBD JV closes the CRJ line and focus on supporting the existing fleet. BBD helps the MRJ get to c...

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by Dash9
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I've found FliegerFaust.com to be overly optimistic, and sometimes just plain wrong. And he sometimes includes click bait headlines and articles. But he's generally well informed about Bombardier. I agree that he does a lot of click baits. On twitter he tweets what looks like new info but it points...

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by Dash9
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ7/900 as a corporate jet
Replies: 12
Views: 1937

Re: CRJ7/900 as a corporate jet

Isn’t that just a challenger? I think that the CR7 is about 40 feet longer than the Challenger? And it has a different wing? Bombardier sells brand new CRJ7/9 configured as corporate shuttles. I beleive they are branded Challenger 870 and 890 but has nothing to do with a Challenger and everything t...

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by Dash9
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Keep in mind the entire province of Quebec shuts down for three weeks in July / August, including the BBD plants. So the July / August production numbers are always low. Source? I live here and I think you are confusing with construction labor that gets mandatory holidays. It has nothing to do with...

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by Dash9
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Keep in mind the entire province of Quebec shuts down for three weeks in July / August, including the BBD plants. So the July / August production numbers are always low. Source? I live here and I think you are confusing with construction labor that gets mandatory holidays. It has nothing to do with...

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by Dash9
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat to lease an additional 7 A321Neos
Replies: 13
Views: 3002

Re: Air Transat to lease an additional 7 A321Neos

Excellent. Hopefully that means a greater chance of seeing the return of non-YUL/YYZ transatlantic flying (other than existing YQB-CDG). Interesting perspective. I interpreted this as meaning that we are more likely to see YUL/YYZ > smaller European cities, not *from* smaller Canadian cities. Can't...

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by Dash9
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

According to wiki (which I'm aware isn't a reliable source): Privatair, Odyssey, SaudiGulf, Gulf Air, Air Tanzania, and Egypt Air (plus some leasers & Delta) are due for CSereis aircraft this year. No way that's possible given the rate of aircraft rolling out of the assembly line, right? Per Sy...

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by Dash9
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: VLA era is over; are 779/A35K too large?
Replies: 291
Views: 43654

Re: Leeham: VLA era is over; are 779/A35K too large?

So Leeham has gone from arguing for the A380NEO business case to declaring the death of the VLA. That's sad. That's not sad, that's someone whose opinion whistles depending on the wind. Tomorrow we could see him bragging about the new VLA era. Do you think the seat economics change with the wind? I...

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by Dash9
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights
Replies: 79
Views: 15416

Re: Air Baltic orders 30 CS300 + 30 Options/Purchase Rights

BBD said they'd deliver 40 Cseries this year. They are late on their scheduled but first flights and deliveries are picking up so who knows? This production list is very accurate. It shows 10 deliveries this year but there were two extra in the last 24 hours which aren't showing yet. So 12 deliverie...

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by Dash9
Mon May 28, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500
Replies: 47
Views: 8477

Re: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500

Personally I think the Global 7500 will be the game changer. The largest cabin of any purpose built biz jet and greater range over G650ER. I can see the Global 8000 getting axed for good. I don't think any operator will sacrifice the cabin space just for an extra 200nm in range. In other words, the...

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by Dash9
Sun May 27, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500
Replies: 47
Views: 8477

Re: Bombardier launches Global 5500 and Global 6500

On the Bombardier biz jet webseite we can currently see these models: Global 5000, 5500, 6000, 6500, 7000, 7500 (!!!???) and 8000 (on hold).

I have never heard of a Global 7500 before....

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by Dash9
Wed May 23, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

http://www.lapresse.ca/affaires/economi ... hnique.php
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Bombardier gave their CS100 FTV3 test airplane to the Ecole Nationale d'aéronautique
sorry couldn't find a link in english. Will be official tomorrow.
http://www.lapresse.ca/affaires/economi ... hnique.php

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by Dash9
Wed May 09, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Has construction of Delta’s first CS100 begun yet? Yes there are a few units in production. Fliegerfaust' reports on production are pretty accurate as he apparently have one or many sources in the FAL. Disclaimer: production appart Sylvain has a fairly low success rate in its previsions on future o...

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by Dash9
Tue May 01, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major growth planned at YUL
Replies: 21
Views: 2929

Re: Major growth planned at YUL

unfortunately no other stop planned on the airport site beside the terminal. The next stop is just north on the airport https://rem.info/en/rem. The new combined terminal will be huge and I wonder how long it will take from the terminal entrance to the farthest gates. I feasible would it be to use t...

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by Dash9
Tue May 01, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major growth planned at YUL
Replies: 21
Views: 2929

Major growth planned at YUL

https://www.admtl.com/en/future 2.5B project to create a new terminal (so they'll demolish the small 'aeroquai' and runway 10/28', enhanced taxiways, new light rail station to downtown, new parking with green roof (looks like a park), and glass canopy to protect drop-off area. YUL as seen important ...

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by Dash9
Thu Apr 26, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200
Replies: 129
Views: 21931

Re: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200

Seriously, the only people who care about any of this are Anetters. The market for these products (Airlines and Lessors), are not basing their decisions on what numbering system was used to denote the aircraft model. Not true as it is reported in many financial and mainstrem medias http://business....

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by Dash9
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republics CSeries Order
Replies: 35
Views: 7141

Re: Republics CSeries Order

I see two possible outcomes: 1) Republic cancels and most probably gets its deposit back as their airplae was late so there must be some provision for this in the paperwpork 2) Republic sells the order (or take delivery and resell units) (or setup a leasing arm), if and only if the launch pricing th...

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by Dash9
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any hope for "different" designs?
Replies: 17
Views: 2029

Re: Any hope for "different" designs?

Assuming you are referring to civilian aviation (commercial/business). I believe we'll still have 'tube and turbofans' for a very long time, most probably with the engines under the wings but T-tail still possible (mostly biz jets). Today's industry is very build tightly around certification, airlin...

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by Dash9
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Class action lawsuit to fight Montreal airport noise pollution gets go-ahead
Replies: 7
Views: 1567

Re: Class action lawsuit to fight Montreal airport noise pollution gets go-ahead

I get that if you live right at the end of the runway, aircraft noise is very loud. However, I've lived along the approach path of a major airport for years, and I can barely hear the noise of the aircraft a few thousand feet up. A truck going by on the street is far louder. The readings of the noi...

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by Dash9
Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 538
Views: 176466

Re: CSeries Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The following are the apparent deliveries for April, all SWISS: 23 (first flight Feb 22), 27 (First flight March 16th) and 29 (first flight April 6th). If they follow through, that would mean 3 deliveries for April For May they plan to deliver 30, 32, and 33 to SWISS, 34 to AirBaltic, and 31 to KAL...

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by Dash9
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 (CSeries) orders and possible orders for 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 24098

Re: CSeries orders and possible orders for 2018

Redwings has 4x A320 and 3x A321 so much less than the 20x CS300 frames and also as sharp decline in seat count. Rossiya has 26x A319 right in the sweet spot for 20x CS300 and a similar seat count. Both have a red livery. If that rumor is true me think Rossiya is the lucky winner for the ILFC CS300 ...

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by Dash9
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SaudiaGulf mulls Boeing widebody and Airbus 320 or 737 aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 1446

Re: SaudiaGulf mulls Boeing widebody and Airbus 320 or 737 aircraft

They have a 'firm' order for 16x CS300 and also mentionned taking their CS300 as an option. I guess they have an opt-out clause due to delays in deliveries. Or it might be that they intend on taking the CS300 and are mulling 320 and 737 as a negotiation tactic with BBD when discussing penalties and ...

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by Dash9
Mon Feb 26, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 (CSeries) orders and possible orders for 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 24098

Re: CSeries orders and possible orders for 2018

According to Fliegerfaust, JetBlue is in Montreal visiting the Bombardier facilities today, February 26th. There have been rumors for a long time that JetBlue may order the CSeries, perhaps to replace the 190's. Could an order be forthcoming? Fliegerfaust has predicted 20 of the last 3 C Series ord...

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by Dash9
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 44201

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

ITC don't think they will sell many more in the US: "We find insufficient evidence to conclude that Bombardier is likely to secure additional sales… in the imminent future", the report says. Even if Bombardier does land more deals, Boeing will not suffer, it adds. https://www.flightglobal...

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by Dash9
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 81
Views: 15131

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

final rulling of the ITC confirms there is no problem whatsoever if Delta takes deliveries from Canada http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1384867 ON the BBD earning call this morning CEO Bellemarre confirmed Delta is getting some deliveries this year. Exact planning and qty still...

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by Dash9
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air outlines CS300 routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7588

Re: Korean Air outlines CS300 routes

on this flight report at 5:52 we hear the captain 'ladies and gentlemen this is captain Daniel Dionne speaking'. He is a Bombardier test pilot which means BBD has its own pilots manning flight for KE. How normal / frequent is this? I would think KE had their pilots trained in a sim and at Mirabel s...

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by Dash9
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air outlines CS300 routes
Replies: 33
Views: 7588

Re: Korean Air outlines CS300 routes

on this flight report at 5:52 we hear the captain 'ladies and gentlemen this is captain Daniel Dionne speaking'. He is a Bombardier test pilot which means BBD has its own pilots manning flight for KE. How normal / frequent is this? I would think KE had their pilots trained in a sim and at Mirabel so...

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by Dash9
Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 106020

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

I know Delta has said it will only take CS deliveries from Alabama but are they legally bound to that? Was it only some smoke and mirrors for ITC? Now that there aren't any tariff and that some CS100 must had already started early completion in the Mirabel FAL, why wouldn't Delta take these? https:/...

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by Dash9
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty
Replies: 116
Views: 30252

Re: Aeromexico eyes Delta's CSeries jet order

If this happens it makes a mockery of any import rules and I don't think the government will take it lying down. I see the logic in it, but when you abuse something you're asking for it to be taken away. How is it " making a mockery " of anything if the planes are not imported into the US...

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by Dash9
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s
Replies: 88
Views: 90524

Re: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s

A lessor starting its own airline made me think of this old saying:
"What is the easiest way to become a millionaire? Start with a billion and launch an airline"

Just sayin'
-Dash9

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by Dash9
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63394

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Still think it's Turkish Airlines... And yes, I believe it can be called a 'European' customer... But I also the appreciate the logic behind the easyJet thinking. Cheers, Bunumuring Well technically Turkey is a country than spans both Europe and Asia, just like Russia. Still 95% of its land mass is...

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by Dash9
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63394

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Still think it's Turkish Airlines... And yes, I believe it can be called a 'European' customer... But I also the appreciate the logic behind the easyJet thinking. Cheers, Bunumuring Well technically Turkey is a country than spans both Europe and Asia, just like Russia. Still 95% of its land mass is...

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by Dash9
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 255129

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

At least a good bunch of this bunch has engines. So at least it is not only the engines that hold up aircraft deliveries... as explained before some birds have engines that are good enough for test flight but that do not include all the recent fixes. Clients will not accept these so even if engines...

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by Dash9
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 63394

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Well, when the AC deal was first announced it was just an LoI too. Not only AC buth LH also. Don't forget the Cseries was launched with a LOI from LH group, not even a firm order. It was firmed a few months later. http://www.bombardier.com/en/media/newsList/details.949-lufthansa-group-signs-purchas...

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by Dash9
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 136
Views: 22457

Re: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs

I don't want to be invested in a rail and private jet company. I know nothing about either and have no love for either. Warren Buffet would tell you to invest in what you know. I invested despite how politicized the company was because I liked the planes. I don't like being in politicized businesse...

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by Dash9
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 255129

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

Avianor is the company they outsourced interior completion.
Remember that completed aircraft 'with engines' might just have temporary engines for ground test or test flights but not the final engines with final fixes as expected by the clients.

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by Dash9
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 136
Views: 22457

Bombardier Q400 product line soild? (rumor)

​Bombardier SOLD The Q400 Division http://www.fliegerfaust.com/bombardier-sold-the-q400-division-2499101163.html Obviously only a rumor at this point. Sylvain Faust has been wrong before. He also been right. He definitely has internal sources at BBD. Until this get confirmed, or not, we can speculat...

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by Dash9
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet
Replies: 37
Views: 13592

Re: airBaltic grounds CSeries fleet

There are two Air Baltic CS300 in the air at the moment. Looks like they are progressively returned to flight after checkup

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by Dash9
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 36939

Re: Delta: C-Series What's Next

Because the goods still have to be entered into the USA, the goods are still of Canadian origin , Bombardier knows that the good are ultimately destined for a US customer. The very definition of middleman dumping and not allowed under US law. How would a Connecticut built PW1500G be a Canadian orig...

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by Dash9
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 106130

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

https://www.theglobeandmail.com//globe- ... ?q=BBD.B-T


Me think someome knows something, somewhere.
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Apparently no decision was released yet by the Commerce dept... but BBD shares suddenly jumped 10% in the last hour.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com//globe- ... ?q=BBD.B-T


Me think someome knows something, somewhere.

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by Dash9
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 255129

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

http://www.fliegerfaust.com/cseries-pro ... 74066.html
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Flieger Faust published another production update recently based on rumors. He seem to have a good internal network at BBD
http://www.fliegerfaust.com/cseries-pro ... 74066.html

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by Dash9
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: airBaltic claims world record time between delivery and entering service
Replies: 12
Views: 4760

Re: airBaltic claims world record time between delivery and entering service

I also understood this as a record regarless of the aircraft type. But then when you keep reading it appears to be a record for the CS300.... If thats the case then there isn't much to brag in terms of 'world record' as there are only a handfull of CS300 delivered to two operators, "It is the f...

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by Dash9
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 255129

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

Delta confirms plan to get CS100 regardless of current legal dispute between Bombardier and Boeing https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/delta-to-base-first-cs100s-in-new-york-439306/ And another confirmation by Swiss and Air Baltic that their CS100 and CS300 have better reliability and perform...

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