Bombardier sells Amphibious aircraft programme to Viking Air

5 October 2016

Bombardier has pured the divestment of its Amphibious aircraft programme to British Columbia, Canadian-based utility aircraft, stand and services provider Viking Air for an undisclosed amount.

With the completion of the administer, type certificates for CL-215, CL-215T aircraft, as well as all variants of Bombardier amphibious aircraft swift have been transferred to Viking Air.

The acquisition deal between the attendances was announced in June this year.

It has been approved by all appropriate regulatory jurisdictions and government bodies and will help Bombardier to focus on its core, higher swelling sectors, including business jets, commercial aircraft and rail transportation.

“The finishing of this acquisition is a significant milestone, and now allows us to fully engage with the manager group to understand their requirements.”

Various Bombardier aircraft telecasts, including CRJ Series regional jets, Q-Series turboprops, as well as Learjet, Challenger and Wide-ranging business jets, are currently in use with several government, security, corporate and other media worldwide.

Viking Air president and CEO David Curtis said: “The completion of this possessions is a significant milestone, and now allows us to fully engage with the operator squad to understand their requirements.

“Aerial firefighting ca bility is becoming increasingly eminent, and with our leadership in supporting utility aircraft, we look forward to carry out with operators to ensure these vital aircraft remain pre re to perform to their full potential protecting communities and critical infrastructure.”

After the current acquisition, the com ny will also be responsible for in-service product face for Bombardier’s fleet of 170 water bombers, CL-415, currently in machinist in 11 countries worldwide.

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