Aerospace News

MD Helicopters receives US$ 1.4 billion contract
Arizona-based MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced that it has been awarded a 5-year, firm-fixed price Contract to provide an estimated quantity of 150 armed MD 530 aircraft and the required production support services, including program management, delivery support, pilot training, and maintenance...
Mexican aerospace industry going through “historic moment”
Historic milestones such as the re negotiation of the NAFTA or a change of government in the country, can not slow down the trend towards accelerated growth of the aerospace sector, thanks to its solid structural foundations, vast development of capabilities and high specialization. The aerospace se...
US proposes 219% duty on Bombardier’s CSeries jets
The U.S. Department of Commerce proposed a hefty 219% duty on Bombardier’s CSeries jets, accusing the Canadian company of receiving improper government subsidies, which gave an unfair advantage when selling south of the border. The Bombardier decision is likely to further harden Canada’s stance...
UTC chief defends global trade, NAFTA 
United Technologies Corp. CEO Greg Hayes defended global trade and argued against "tearing up" the North American Free Trade Agreement last Monday during the Concordia Annual Summit in New York, a gathering of business executives, leaders of nonprofit groups and politicians. Hayes acknowledged NAFT...
Bombardier considers to shift more Q400 plane work from Canada to Mexico
Bombardier Inc. considers options to shift more component work on its Q400 plane from Toronto to Mexico or another lower-cost region, the plane and train maker said to Canadian media in recent days. The Montreal-based company has announced it will reduce costs on the turboprop plane by moving Q400 ...