June 19, 2012 archive

First California Pacific Airlines Embraer 170 Painted

California Pacific Airlines

New startup airline California Pacific Airlines’ first Embraer 170 entered the paint shop in Kansas City this week for final exterior painting. Delivery of this aircraft is expected either at the end of June or early July 2012. It will be the first of two aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2012 and will be followed …

Continue reading

Bombardier planning start to CSeries testing in July 2012

Bombardier announced today that the company’s CSeries aircraft program remains on schedule with a deadline set for the end of June for all of the aircraft’s various systems to be delivered for testing. The company indicated that synchronized testing of all aircraft systems would begin at the company’s facilities at Mirabel by July 10, 2012. …

Continue reading

Bombardier releases 20 year commerical aircraft forecast

Bombardier Aerospace released its 20 year market forecast for commercial aircraft deliveries today. In this report, Bombardier reduced its forecast by 300 aircraft deliveries in the 20 to 149 seat aircraft sector. Bombardier rationalized this decision as it sees the global financial outlook worsening in general during this time period. The forecast also foresees a …

Continue reading