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Bombardier’s narrow-body CSeries, aimed at a gap in the market, offers a lightweight carbon-composite frame like Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, and new, fuel-saving Pratt & Whitney engines.
Bombardier’s narrow-body CSeries, aimed at a gap in the market, offers a lightweight carbon-composite frame like Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, and new, fuel-saving Pratt & Whitney engines.
(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

DAVID PARKINSON

Bombardier’s C Series excuses downright Orwellian

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Bombardier Inc. is asking a lot of patience from investors and customers on the company’s $3.4-billion-and-still-flightless C Series commercial aircraft venture. It’s a bit much to ask them to stop thinking, too.