Bombardier official says company 'not very late' on C-Series

WASHINGTON, March 28 Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:43am EDT

WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - A top Bombardier Inc leader on Thursday acknowledged that the company is behind schedule in developing its new C-Series jet but said he hopes to maintain plans to achieve first flight by the end of June.

"We are a little bit late, but not very late in relative terms. We hope to maintain that," Guy Hachey, president and chief operating officer of the Canadian plane maker, said at a conference in Washington.

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ZBL wrote:
If he left it for Monday (April 1st) it could have been a good joke. These guys will be saying stuff like this for the next 3-4 years (or until the program is shut down altogether).

Mar 29, 2013 12:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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