Keith Stibbe

Aviation Photographer. Canadair Regional Jet Photographer.

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Macquarie AirFinance signs purchase agreement for 50 CSeries

On September 26, 2014, Bombardier announced that Macquarie AirFinance signed a firm purchase agreement for 40 CS300 aircraft and has taken options on an additional 10 aircraft. Macquarie AirFinance currently owns or manages 136 jet aircraft leased to 73 operators in 43 countries across six continents and will lease the CS300 aircraft onwards. Delivery of …

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Republic Airways removing Q400s from fleet

On September 17, 2014 Republic Airways announced a fleet restructuring that will result in the removal of the Q400 from the airline’s fleet. The decision was announced in conjunction with an order for an additional 50 Embraer 175s to be added to the airline’s fleet. The airline intends to sub-lease 24 Q400s to Flybe and …

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CSeries flight testing to resume next month

Bombardier appears set to resume flight testing for the CSeries in early September after months of delays. The flight test program came to a halt in late May after the program suffered an engine incident on FTV-1. The program has not operated any flight tests since that date. Delays in the arrival of new engines …

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Embraer and Mitsubishi split order with JAL

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On August 28, 2014, it was announced that Embraer and Mitsubishi split an order for aircraft from Japan Airlines. Embraer received an order for 15 E-Jets and Mitsubishi received an order for 32 MRJs. The first deliveries of Embraer 170 and Embraer 190 aircraft are expected in 2015 and Japan Airlines has an option for a …

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