Keith Stibbe

Aviation Photographer. Canadair Regional Jet Photographer.

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N641CA Incident

Wing Damage to F-HPJD

At approximately 8:30 PM April 11th, 2011, CRJ 700 (MSN 10122) N641CA was exiting the active runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. It was told to hold at taxiway Mike for clearance by controllers. An Air France A380, (MSN 49) F-HPJD, was given clearance to taxi behind the waiting CRJ …

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Embraer confirms five E-jet options for KLM Cityhopper

KLM Cityhopper Embraer 190

Embraer and KLM Cityhopper, KLM’s regional subsidiary, have signed a contract for an additional five Embraer 190 jets, firming up options originally placed in August 2007. The total value of the deal, at list price, is US$ 214 million, based on January 2011 economic conditions. The initial deliveries of this new order are scheduled to …

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Mirabel reworked to support C Series production

Bombardier C Series Aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace has begun work at its aircraft production facility in Mirabel, Québec, to accommodate final assembly of the first flight test C Series aircraft. In March 2011, space optimization and re-tooling at the Mirabel facility, began which will accommodate final assembly of the first C Series aircraft required for the flight test and certification …

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Mitsubishi Regional Jet starts assembly

Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has started assembling the first Mitsubishi Regional Jet on April 5th, 2011. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries  began riveting work on the frame structure surrounding the emergency escape hatch for crew in the cockpit roof of the first aircraft to be produced. Manufacturing of individual parts for the aircraft started last fall. The Mitsubishi …

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