May 2013 archive

Bombardier Updates Aircraft Programs for Shareholders

Bombardier announced during a shareholder’s meeting on May 9th, 2013, that the planned goal of the first light for the CSeries program is still set for June 2013. Bombardier had 145 firm orders as of March 31, 2013, but announced that an undisclosed buyer cancelled its order for CSeries aircraft “due to financial difficulties of …

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Mitsubishi Announces MRJ Program Updates

Mitsubishi Aircraft indicated that the company remains on schedule to fly the first MRJ90 during the fourth quarter of 2013. However in spite of the program reaching important milestones, Mitsubishi also confirmed that it had lost a memorandum of understanding from ANI Leasing of Hong Kong for five MRJ aircraft. The MRJ’s launch customer, All …

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