November 2012 archive

Bombardier moves towards high density CSeries variant approval

Bombardier announced that it is continuing the design process for a high density version of the CSeries aircraft in spite of a rejection by Air Asia who was seen as a potential launch customer of the aircraft. Other potential CSeries buyers continue to discuss the 160-seat variant of the CS300 according to Bombardier, making it …

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The History of Canadair Regional Jet MSN 7011

Canadair Regional Jet RJ100ER MSN 7011 N912CA in service with Comair in Delivery Colour Scheme (Photo From Mr. CRJ Collection)

This is one in a series of articles on Winglets which track the histories of Canadair Regional Jets. MSN 7011 C-FMKZ, N912CA, 5H-YAH Eleventh Canadair Regional Jet Built Operated for Comair and Fly540 Tanzania. First CRJ delivered to Comair. Aircraft History C-FMKZ, 7011, was the eleventh Canadair Regional Jet built and was the first CRJ delivered to …

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Comac delays ARJ21 first delivery to 2015-2016 timeframe

COMAC announced that the company will delay delivery of the first ARJ21  for “one or two years” because of “inexperience in certification in terms of methods and infrastructure.” This delay will mean the first delivery of an ARJ21 will not occur until the 2015-2016 timeframe. First delivery of the ARJ21 was originally set for 2007 …

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Historical CRJ Operators – Lauda Air Italy

Canadair Regional Jet RJ100LR MSN 7036 OE-LRC in service with Lauda Air Italy (Photo by: Fabian Zimmerli / Source: PlanePictures.Net)

This is one in an ongoing series of articles on Winglets that will summarize past airlines and other operators of CRJ aircraft that are no longer in existence. Lauda Air Italy – Lauda Air S.p.A. IATA Code: L4 ICAO Code: LDI Callsign: LAUDA ITALY Italian subsidiary of Lauda Air Operated 1996-2007 Operated CRJs 1999-2001 Number …

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