PARIS — Bombardier Aerospace (TSX:BBD/B) has lined up another 17 suppliers for the CSeries aircraft, which is expected to enter service in 2013.
One supplier, CAE of Montreal (TSX:CAE), will provide engineering services and simulation to support the design, testing and certification of the aircraft.
The value of the agreement was not disclosed.
Most of the suppliers are in the United States and others are in Britain, Germany, Belgium and Italy.
The CSeries aircraft are being designed for the longer range, single-aisle, 100- to 145-seat market.
Esterline Control Systems-Korry of Bellevue, Wash., will provide cockpit control panels for the CSeries aircraft.
Goodrich Corp., of Charlotte, N.C., will provide the air data system, ice detection system and external, cockpit and maintenance lighting systems.
“The CSeries aircraft which will deliver the lowest operating costs in their class, exceptional operational flexibility, widebody comfort and an unmatched environmental footprint,” Bombardier vice-president Rob Dewar said in a statement.
Bombardier made the announcement Tuesday at the Paris Air Show.
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