Bombardier loses top business jet ranking to Gulfstream
Higher revenues at $7.35 billion give the US aerospace company the edge.
Airbus Helicopters in Fort Erie adds a production line and 40 jobs
Former Eurocopter Canada wins a global mandate for engine cowlings for the EC225.
Dassault Aviation pitches Harper government on CF 18 replacement
French aircraft manufacturer offers lower long-term support costs, and the aircraft is production.
CAE sets record for full-flight simulator sales
43 sold in fiscal 2014 so far, five new contracts worth $70 million.
US shutdown: Limited impact on Canadian companies outside aerospace
Effect on agri-food and pharmaceutical companies that rely on US regulatory inspections “contained.”
Boeing gives $750,000 to Saskatoon school for aircraft maintenance
Funding will help Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre expand its program.
Trade deficit up in August as imports, exports grow: StatsCan
Demand for energy products, motor vehicles and parts, and aircraft lead imports jump.
Bombardier refusing to cede more market to rival Embraer
Cites strides in new markets such as Africa, Indonesia and Russia
CAE well positioned to fend of intensifying competition
Industry analyst says aerospace simulator dominates with 56% of the market.
PPG Ind. selling Transitions Optical to Essilor Intl. for $1.73B
Essilor also acquires PPG’s optical sun lens business; PPG to continue to supplying optical dyes and R&D services.
CAE sells six flight simulators for $75M in Turkey
First sales of the fiscal year welcome a new customer in Azerbaijan.
Three EU aerospace firms to set up in Montreal
They like the trained workforce; moves will create nearly 200 jobs.
BC’s D-Wave sells super-faster quantum computer to Lockheed Martin
Aerospace giant backs super tech that’s 500,000 times faster than predecessor.
Quebec giving $1B in support to buyers of Bombardier CSeries
Interest-bearing loans will represent up to 10% of the value.
Jet takes flight using 100% Agrisoma biofuel
Emissions to be analyzed from NRC’s specially adapted Falcon 20