“This GE CF34 service center authorization is another step in the development of our Challenger program and a statement of commitment to our Challenger customers,” said Rick Brainard, general manager of West Star Aviation’s Grand Junction, Colo. facility.
General Electric CF34
Embraer delivered on its promise to expand its line of business jets with the introduction last month at EBACE of the Lineage 1000 jet derived from its fly-by-wire E190 regional airliner. The $40.95 million large-cabin business aircraft is expected to enter service in mid-2008.
C Series/900X/Q400X–Officially still alive as a program but downgraded in status from an imminent launch candidate to a loosely defined study, the proposed 110- to 135-seat C Series has taken the proverbial back seat to research aimed squarely at the uppermost reaches of the regional airline market, namely a 12-seat stretch of the 86-seat CRJ900 and a proposed 90-seat variant of the Q Series line of turboprops.
ARJ21–China’s AVIC I Commercial Aircraft (ACAC) continues its deliberate march toward a 2009 introduction of the 90-seat ARJ21-700,
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