Bombardier announced yesterday that it "will continue to refine its CSeries business plan" in 2007 and will consider increased use of composite material for the fuselage and wing of the 110/130-seat aircraft as well as next-generation engine technology. The manufacturer previously had not committed publicly to fund the project this year (ATWOnline, June 20, 2006). "Heightened customer and supplier interest confirm Bombardier's belief in addressing the lower end of the 100- to 149-seat market ...

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