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Life-size Wooden Model of CSeries Jet Helps Bombardier Workers Troubleshoot

Bombardier's new CSeries may be a sophisticated new plane, but the manufacturer has built a wooden life-size model to help identify bugs that could lead to costly delays. For four months, Bombardier has been using the model to give workers a hands-on feel to identify any problems. "It's basically a confirmation process," Francois Minville, vice-president […]

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Netjets to Buy Bombardier, Cessna Planes Worth $9.6 Bln

NetJets, a private jet-sharing company owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said on Monday it would buy up to 425 new business jets from Bombardier Inc and Cessna in a deal worth $9.6 billion to expand its North American and European fleet. The purchase, which NetJets described as the largest in private aviation history, […]

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Embraer Chooses Ethernet-Based Flight Recorders from Curtiss-Wright for Legacy 500 Business Jet Flight Testing

Aircraft manufacturer Embraer S.A. in São José Dos Campos, Brazil, needed rugged data acquisition and flight data recorder technology for the Legacy 500 business jet. They found their solution from Curtiss-Wright Controls Avionics & Electronics in City of Industry, Calif. Curtiss-Wright has completed delivery of the company's Acra KAM-500, Acra multi-role recorder, and Acra network […]

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Bombardier Learjet Breaks Ground on Wichita Expansion

Bombardier Learjet Aircraft marked the expansion of its Wichita facilities with a groundbreaking ceremony Monday under overcast skies. City, county and state officials, employees and others turned out for the event, near Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. The $52.7 million project will help the site make room for Bombardier’s newest business jet, the Learjet 85, and is […]

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Cirrus Aircraft Announces "Full Speed Ahead" for Revolutionary Vision SF50 Jet Program

Cirrus Aircraft announced that its Cirrus Vision SF50 personal jet program, with major investment by its new owner CAIGA, is fully funded through certification and initial production. The company anticipates first customer delivery will take place in 2015. The Cirrus Vision creates a new category in personal aviation – it is the first aircraft of […]

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