Bombardier announces CSeries production rates and plans

With over 300 orders and commitments for CSeries CS100 and CS300 aircraft, Bombardier has announced that it is now sold out of delivery slots in 2014 and 2015 and 60% sold out in 2016.

Bombardier CSeries Aircraft

Bombardier CSeries Aircraft

The program has its first delivery set for the end of 2013 with plans to deliver 40 aircraft in 2014, followed by 80 in 2015 and 120 in 2016 as it ramps its production to ten aircraft per month, delivering 240 aircraft during its first three full years of production.

The planned CSeries final build rate is to be 20 airframes per month, or one aircraft completed every manufacturing day.

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