NRC and Airbus renew research and technology agreement
The deal enhances the aerospace giant’s relationship with Canadian research.
Nova Scotia spaceport submits report for environmental assessment
The company behind the Canso Spaceport Facility is on track to start construction by the end of this year. The goal is to put satellites into orbit for commercial purposes.
Israeli company plans lunar landing next year
The US$95 million project, largely funded by South African-Israeli billionaire Morris Kahn and other donors, aims to land on the moon on Feb. 13.
Airbus renames C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220
The name change comes after Airbus officially took a majority stake in the C Series program July 1.
Bombardier and Canadian canola stand to benefit from Chinese tariffs on U.S.
As China and the U.S. sock each other with tariffs, Canadian industries can potentially cash in.
Embraer joint venture with Boeing could be tough on Bombardier: analysts
Boeing will own 80%, Embraer 20%; the $4.75 billion deal, expected to close toward the end of 2019.
C Series orders and name change on the horizon: Airbus CEO
Says the main focus will be to sell the planes and drastically reduce production costs.
Bombardier pouring millions into creation of GTA aerospace hub
Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research Consortium will set up a centre where academic, industry leaders collaborate.
Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1
Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.
Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrowed to $1.9B in April
Canadian exporters in for a rough ride, says TD.
Canada invests another $54M into F-35 as Boeing hedges on fighter competition
Feds will launch formal competition early next year to replace aging CF-18s.
AirBaltic to buy up to 60 C Series while Bombardier unveils new business jets
Bombardier has announced a big-ticket sale to Latvia’s airBaltic and revealed two new business jets to be delivered next year.
Developer pushes back construction of Nova Scotia rocket launch site
$200-million project could eventually see as many as 12 satellites blast into orbit per year.
Austrian jet interior maker to hire up to 100 for new Laval facility
The 5,500-square-metre plant will provide wood veneers for business and executive jets.
Bombardier sells six Q400s to new airline launching in Angola
Planes bought on behalf of a consortium that will form Air Connection Expres.
Bombardier sticking with regional aircraft, won’t guarantee Q400 jobs in Toronto
Will continue to operate from Downsview for up to three years, with two optional one-year extension periods.
After 55 years, chairman Beaudoin bids adieu to Bombardier
Successfully transformed Bombardier into a significant Canadian global company.
Bombardier selling Downsview property for $635M to pension manager
Also signed long-term lease of a Toronto Pearson International Airport property for Global business jet assembly.
Magellan secures multiple Boeing contracts
Manufacturing will be done at two of the company’s US plants.
WTO panel rules against Canada in preliminary ruling in Brazilian C Series dispute
Embraer claims aviation business hurt by Bombardier receiving more than $3.7 billion in subsidies.
Air Canada supports aerospace mergers if benefits of competition remain alive
Airbus’s has majority control of the Bombardier C Series program; Boeing is in talks to join forces with Brazil’s Embraer.
Bell Helicopter aerospace consortium gets $49.5M in federal funding
Will develop next-generation helicopters that can fly with or without crews.
Bombardier union optimistic about C Series contract renewal under Airbus
Reassured because there’s already a fairly strong union culture in both France and Canada.
Bombardier sending officials to Nepal to help with plane crash investigation
An air safety senior investigator will act as an adviser and a field service representative will support the airline.
Airbus wants to make C Series profitable by lowering supplier prices
Will sell the planes first, then focus on volume to successfully reduce costs.
Plane and train maker Bombardier raising $638.4M in share offering
Shares have surged in recent months, helped by improved results and a win in its trade fight with Boeing.
General Dynamics to buy internet tech CSRA for almost $7B
Defense contractor says the acquisition will help it provide cost-effective internet technology solutions.
Mars on Earth: Simulation tests conducted in remote desert of Oman
More than 200 scientists from 25 nations to field-test technology for a manned mission to the Red Planet.
Pilotless planes on the horizon if public acceptance grows, say experts
Could save the aerospace and airline industry US$35 billion annually, says a recent UBS report.
IIoT is changing automotive and aerospace manufacturing
How these industries are making the digital transformation.
New projects boost innovation: aerospace, automotive and entrepreneurs targeted
Incubators, accelerators, and developers collaborate with industry and academia to nurture research and development.
Cleared for lift off
Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X secures Mirabel jobs.