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Bombardier eyes final CSeries certification flight in November

Bombardier expects to complete the final certification testing of its smaller new CSeries narrow-body commercial jet by the week of Nov. 23, a key milestone toward the plane being certified, four sources briefed on the plan said.


September 28, 2015
By Reuters

The Montreal-based manufacturer declined on Thursday to confirm the testing schedule, but said it still expects certification of the 110-seater CS100 by year’s end, followed by the jet’s entry into service in the first half of 2016.

The progress of the CSeries is being closely watched after years of delays and cost overruns on the program. | READ MORE

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