January 2012 archive

Bombardier Flight Test Program for CSeries Announced

With the first flight of the CSeries CS100 currently scheduled for the end of 2012, Bombardier announced its flight test programme that will certify the CSeries aircraft by the end of 2013. The 2,400 hour CS100 flight test programme, will be operated by a total of five airframes. The first airframe will be the CS100’s …

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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. The program has its first delivery set for the end of 2013 with plans to deliver 40 aircraft in 2014, followed …

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RwandAir looking to replace CRJ-200 Aircraft

Rwandair CRJ200s

RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda,  is looking to replace its two Bombardier CRJ200s with brand new regional jets from an undisclosed manufacturer. According to reports, RwandAir has reached an agreement to sell the two CRJ-200s currently in their fleet to a buyer willing to take delivery of the planes immediately. The two aircraft were …

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