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.
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.
Firan Technology completes $4M acquisition of Colonial Circuits
It adds US manufacturing capacity for products used in aerospace and defense applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New problem discovered in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet
The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by FAA pilots.
Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues
WestJet will become a privately held company.
Astronaut David Saint Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record
Native of Saint-Lambert, Que., was in space for 204 days.
Bombardier sells regional jet business to Mitsubishi
Moving forward, Bombardier will focus on business jets and rail.
Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post crash drought
Says it’s in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the jet.
Lockheed Martin announces US$142M expansion of Arkansas plant
The facility currently employs about 700 workers.
Aerospace industry at risk of further decline: Charest
Report comes as global aircraft production edges toward a duopoly dominated by Boeing and Airbus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bombardier selling aerostructures operations in Belfast, Morocco [UPDATED]
New aviation division will include business aircraft business as well as its CRJ regional jets.
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.
Magellan secures $45M contracts for engine front frames, shafts
Front frames to be manufactured in Winnipeg, shafts in Haverhill, Ma.
Bombardier cuts outlook, full year revenue guidance down by US$1B [UPDATED]
Full first-quarter financial results released on May 2.
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.
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.