Bombardier has reassured airlines that ramp-up issues associated with the Pratt & Whitney PW1500G geared turbofan (GTF) engine powering the CSeries are being resolved, and the manufacturer is expressing confidence about CSeries deliveries and sales in 2017. Bombardier had to scrap eight of 15 planned 2016 CSeries deliveries because of issues at Pratt primarily related to a learning curve on the GTF’s aluminum-titanium fan blades. The issue also delayed Airbus A320neo ...

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