Bell Helicopter to pay $1.5M in damages to Airbus in patent fight
Court ruling includes $1 million in punitive damages and $500,000 in compensatory damages tied to patent for Moustache landing gear.
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.
Cleared for lift off
Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X secures Mirabel jobs.
Bell Helicopter cutting 200 jobs at Mirabel, Que.
Latest round of layoffs shrinks the plant’s workforce to 1,000.
Bell Helicopter cutting 300 Quebec jobs
Weaker military and oil sector demand to blame.
Heroux Devtek renews contract with Bell Helicopter worth $46M
Aerospace manufacturer will produce main rotor hub and tail rotor hub for Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X, 206B and 206L helicopters.
Quebec aerospace companies Avior, Techniprodec get local government support
Repayable funding of $1.38 million meant to help improve productivity.
Airbus challenges Coast Guard helicopter contract
Federal officials expected de facto sole source coast guard chopper deal
Tories face de facto sole source deal in second coast guard chopper contract
AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters Canada and Sikorsky have all signalled they won’t be submitting bids.
Bell Helicopter awarded contentious $172M coast guard chopper contract
Procurement process could still be thrown into chaos because of ongoing lawsuit, rival company’s lawyer warns.