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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 16, 2018  

NRC and Airbus renew research and technology agreement

The deal enhances the aerospace giant’s relationship with Canadian research.

News Aerospace General
July 12, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Technology
July 11, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace General
July 10, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Food & Beverage General
July 9, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 6, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 4, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 22, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace General
June 8, 2018  

Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1

Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.

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June 6, 2018  

Statistics Canada says trade deficit narrowed to $1.9B in April

Canadian exporters in for a rough ride, says TD.

News Aerospace Government General
May 30, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 28, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Construction Manufacturing General
May 22, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 14, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 8, 2018  

Bombardier sells six Q400s to new airline launching in Angola

Planes bought on behalf of a consortium that will form Air Connection Expres.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 4, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 4, 2018  

After 55 years, chairman Beaudoin bids adieu to Bombardier

Successfully transformed Bombardier into a significant Canadian global company.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 3, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 30, 2018  

Magellan secures multiple Boeing contracts

Manufacturing will be done at two of the company’s US plants.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

Bell Helicopter aerospace consortium gets $49.5M in federal funding

Will develop next-generation helicopters that can fly with or without crews.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
March 12, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
March 7, 2018  

Airbus wants to make C Series profitable by lowering supplier prices

Will sell the planes first, then focus on volume to successfully reduce costs.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
March 6, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 12, 2018  

General Dynamics to buy internet tech CSRA for almost $7B

Defense contractor says the acquisition will help it provide cost-effective internet technology solutions.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Technology
February 8, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 25, 2018  

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.

Feature Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 23, 2017  

IIoT is changing automotive and aerospace manufacturing

How these industries are making the digital transformation.

Feature Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 23, 2017  

New projects boost innovation: aerospace, automotive and entrepreneurs targeted

Incubators, accelerators, and developers collaborate with industry and academia to nurture research and development.

Feature Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
April 15, 2017  

Cleared for lift off

Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X secures Mirabel jobs.