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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 11, 2019  

After Trump request, Lockheed keeps helicopter plant open

Aerospace company told the Coatesville facility’s 465 employees the plant would close by the end of the year.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Saudi carrier cancels troubled Boeing 737 order for Airbus

Company said in April it has booked about $1 billion in charges related to fixing the plane.

News Aerospace General
July 2, 2019  

American Airlines, workers head to trial on alleged slowdown

Out-of-service planes have disrupted travel for more than 175,000 passengers through June 14.

News Aerospace Government General
June 27, 2019  

Lawsuit argues new air travel rules violate passengers’ charter rights

Rules allow tarmac delays of nearly four hours.

News Aerospace General
June 26, 2019  

New problem discovered in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet

The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by FAA pilots.

News Aerospace General
June 25, 2019  

Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues

WestJet will become a privately held company.

News Aerospace General
June 25, 2019  

Astronaut David Saint Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record

Native of Saint-Lambert, Que., was in space for 204 days.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation General
June 25, 2019  

Bombardier sells regional jet business to Mitsubishi

Moving forward, Bombardier will focus on business jets and rail.

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June 20, 2019  

Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers

Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post crash drought

Says it’s in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the jet.

News Aerospace General
June 18, 2019  

Lockheed Martin announces US$142M expansion of Arkansas plant

The facility currently employs about 700 workers.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 17, 2019  

Aerospace industry at risk of further decline: Charest

Report comes as global aircraft production edges toward a duopoly dominated by Boeing and Airbus.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 17, 2019  

Boeing made mistake in handling Max 737 warning system problem: CEO

He says restoring trust in the Max is Boeing’s No. 1 priority, ahead of an upgraded 777 and work on its NMA long-range jet.

News Aerospace Food & Beverage Transportation General
June 12, 2019  

Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV

Says the service should decrease food delivery times.

News Aerospace General
June 11, 2019  

Raytheon and United Technologies to create a defence giant

Will count among its portfolio of weaponry the F-35 fighter jet engines, Patriot and Tomahawk missile systems, space suits and intelligence technology.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 6, 2019  

Bombardier, Mitsubishi in talks over possible CRJ regional jet deal

Would be the last remaining sale within the Montreal aerospace company’s commercial aircraft segment.

News Aerospace General
June 4, 2019  

De Havilland brand preps for takeoff after Bombardier’s Dash 8 sale to Longview

Q400 will continue to be manufactured at its Downsview facility in Toronto under Longview’s management.

News Aerospace Government General
May 29, 2019  

Rival fighter jet makers warn procurement rule change for F-35 will hurt Canada

Feds revealed that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada’s aging CF-18s.

News Aerospace General
May 23, 2019  

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in the crashes.

News Aerospace General
May 21, 2019  

CAE shares surge to all time high after posting strong cap to a great year

The order backlog reached a record $9.5 billion and the company had 78 full-flight simulators for the year.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 21, 2019  

Heroux-Devtek firms up landing gear deal for Boeing F/A-18 program

Agreement is extended to include manufacturing of the nose and main landing gears for Advanced F-15 program.

News Aerospace General
May 15, 2019  

FAA chief defends handling of Boeing Max safety approval

Boeing is updating an automated flight-control system that has been implicated in the two crashes involving the 737 Max.

News Aerospace General
May 9, 2019  

Saab plans jet facility in Indiana

Saab serves as a top supplier to Boeing on a US$9.2 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force last year to build at least 351 T-X training jets.

News Aerospace Government General
May 6, 2019  

U.S. threatens to pull F-35 from jet competition over industrial requirements

Libs asking CF-18 replacement bidders to re-invest some of the purchase contract in Canadian industry.

News Aerospace General
May 6, 2019  

Boeing didn’t tell airlines that safety alert wasn’t on

Feature designed to warn pilots when a key sensor might be providing incorrect information.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 2, 2019  

Bombardier selling aerostructures operations in Belfast, Morocco [UPDATED]

New aviation division will include business aircraft business as well as its CRJ regional jets.

News Aerospace General
April 30, 2019  

Boeing CEO defends safety record amid 2 deadly crashes

Chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg took reporters’ questions for the first time since accidents involving the Boeing 737 Max in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 30, 2019  

Magellan secures $45M contracts for engine front frames, shafts

Front frames to be manufactured in Winnipeg, shafts in Haverhill, Ma.

News Aerospace Transportation General
April 25, 2019  

Bombardier cuts outlook, full year revenue guidance down by US$1B [UPDATED]

Full first-quarter financial results released on May 2.

News Aerospace General
April 25, 2019  

Boeing’s troubled jet is costing US$1B to fix so far

Boeing has about 4,600 unfilled orders for the 737 Max, which was involved in two recent fatal crashes.

News Aerospace General
April 23, 2019  

Canada’s approach to lunar exploration needs to be strategic or we’ll be left behind

Both the U.S. and Europe have fostered an entrepreneurial atmosphere to incubate competitive ideas for the next stage of space exploration. What is Canada doing?

News Aerospace Government General
April 22, 2019  

Boeing prepares plant for likely Air Force F-15 orders

The Chicago-based company began ramping up its F-15 production line near St. Louis.