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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 9, 2020  

Deadly crash of a Boeing jet in Iran adds to company’s woes

Aerospace giant continues to struggle with crisis surrounding the Max, grounded last March after two crashes that killed 346 people.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 9, 2020  

Virgin Galactic’s next spaceship reaches build milestone

All major structural elements are assembled and the rocket plane is standing on its own landing gear.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 18, 2019  

Halting 737 Max production will hit suppliers, airlines

The economic hit is reverberating across the US.

News Aerospace General
December 16, 2019  

Boeing to halt production of 737 Max airliner in January [UPDATED]

Boeing said it doesn’t expect any layoffs as a result of the production halt.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 16, 2019  

Two injured in an explosion, Woodbridge manufacturer fined $135,000

Fully pressurized shock strut from an aircraft exploded during disassembly.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

[UPDATE] Bombardier to build flagship jetliner at Pearson airport

High-tech plant would take over final assembly of Bombardier’s Global business jet series.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 2, 2019  

European Union fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus: WTO

Panel found that the EU had not taken sufficient steps to end harm to Boeing.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

Military facing delay in delivery of new search and rescue plane

Problem revolves around exactly which details Airbus needs to include in the documents.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 19, 2019  

Russian airline Aurora buying five Dash 8-400s turboprops

Currently operates eight De Havilland Dash 8 aircraft.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 18, 2019  

Boeing settles several more lawsuits over Max plane crashes

Aerospace company has spent about a year making changes to flight software that played a role in the crashes.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 11, 2019  

Heroux-Devtek reports quarterly sales boosted by acquisitions

Nearly doubled the $5.3 million in operating income posted in the same period of 2018.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 31, 2019  

Bombardier sells aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems, reports Q3 loss

Spirit will pay US$500 million in cash.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 22, 2019  

De Havilland Canada books first firm Dash 8-400 order

The turboprop, 78-seat aircraft will be operated by Air Tanzania.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 21, 2019  

After decades in development, Honda’s jets quietly evolving

The Tokyo-based corporation faces decisions about how much to build its aircraft division.

News Aerospace General
October 8, 2019  

Airline went into records after Max crash, engineer says

Ethiopian Airlines’ whistleblower points to pattern of corruption including fabricating documents, signing off on shoddy repairs and even beating those who got out of line.

News Aerospace Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
October 3, 2019  

US tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft

WTO ruled the US could retaliate over illegal aid that the 28-country EU gave to Airbus.

News Aerospace General
October 2, 2019  

NASA lander captures marsquakes, other Martian sounds

InSight arrived at Mars last November and recorded its first seismic rumbling in April.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 2, 2019  

US cleared to slap US$7.5B in tariffs on EU over Airbus case

Tariffs can take effect no earlier than mid-October because a key WTO panel needs to formally sign off on them first.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 2, 2019  

Reports say Boeing insider filed safety complaint about Max

Faulty data from sensors triggered an automatic nose-down push that pilots were not able to overcome before crashes in Indonesia last October and in Ethiopia in March.

News Aerospace General
September 26, 2019  

NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely

U.S. and Japanese governments are expanding their security alliance into space amid China’s growing activity.

News Aerospace General
September 26, 2019  

Transport Canada gives the go ahead for new Bombardier business jets

Bombardier is aiming for US$8.5 billion in annual revenues by 2020, driven largely by Global 7500 sales.

News Aerospace Electronics General
September 24, 2019  

Can a new space race connect the world to the internet?

More than a dozen companies have asked U.S. regulators for permission to operate constellations of satellites that provide internet service.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Technology
September 5, 2019  

Microart Services completes aerospace AS9100D certification

Shows the Markham PCB assembler operates under a stringent quality management system.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Economy General
August 26, 2019  

Aerospace industry sounds ‘alarm’ on federal election eve

Report recommends a pan-Canadian strategy to better co-ordinate industry efforts.

News Aerospace Transportation General
August 13, 2019  

Judge sides with American Airlines over worker slowdown

Judge found merit in statistics compiled by American showing that workers took longer to fix planes and delayed more tasks.

News Aerospace General
August 6, 2019  

AP Sources: Boeing changing Max software to use 2 computers

In the new configuration, both of the plane’s flight control computers would be monitored by software.

News Aerospace Electronics General
July 30, 2019  

US issuing hacking alert for small planes

Aviation cybersecurity has been an issue of growing concern around the world.

News Aerospace General
July 30, 2019  

Legal challenge to passenger rights bill should be dismissed: Attorney general

Government will fight air carriers’ attempt to overturn rules that beef up compensation for travellers.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
July 25, 2019  

Boeing CEO raises possibility of pausing Max production

Underscores the uncertainty swirling the company and its bestselling plane, grounded since March after two deadly crashes.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 24, 2019  

Canada launches multi-billion dollar bidding process for 88 new fighter jets

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 is still in the running along with aircraft from Saab, Airbus and Boeing.

News Aerospace General
July 17, 2019  

Trio of deadly crashes not a sign DHC 2 Beaver is unsafe: aviation experts

Transportation Safety Board officials are investigating at least three crashes involving DHC-2 Beavers since July 11.

News Aerospace General
July 16, 2019  

Garneau ‘disappointed’ in airlines’ move against new passenger bill of rights

Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc., along with 17 other applicants, state in a court filing that mandatory compensation under the passenger bill of rights violates international standards and should be rendered invalid.