CSeries edges closer to first flight, as payoff for gambles await Bombardier and Pratt & Whitney

The Montreal Gazette did a little digging with Canadian regulators and came up with this interesting piece, deducing the first flight of the Bombardier CSeries will come within the “next 11 days” (the story was dated Aug. 19)…. Read More

Bombardier rolls out CSeries FTV 1 and more

Bombardier last week rolled out (sort of) CSeries CS100 Flight Test Vehicle #1 and revealed FTVs 2, 3, 4 and the start of FTV5. Officials are sticking with their timeline that the first flight will be by the… Read More

Bombardier confirms 160-seat CSeries

Bombardier today confirmed what had been widely reported, that it is offering a 160-seat, high-density version of the CS300. The company made the announcement in advance of its program update and the “reveal” of the first Flight Test… Read More

100-149 seat market isn’t ‘Bermuda Triangle’ for the right airplanes

A new study released today by AirInsight concludes the oft-maligned 100-149 seat market is viable, and not a ‘Bermuda Triangle,’ if the right airplane is developed to compete within it. We’re a co-author of the study, Market Analysis… Read More