Monthly Archives: September 1998


More competition in the regional jet market

Bombardier Aerospace announced at the Farnborough Air Show that it was considering developing a new, 90-seat regional jet to complement its existing 50-seat CRJ and forthcoming 70-seat CRJ-700. The new aircraft, code-named BRJ-X, would feature a wider fuselage than the CRJ, with 5-abreast seating and underwing engines. The estimated development […]


BAe discusses Avro RJX options at ERA ’98

British Aerospace Regional Aircraft presented some options for potential future developments of the Avro RJ, designated the Avro RJX, at the European Regions Airline Association’s annual meeting. Pratt & Whitney’s PW308 and the Allied Signal AS907 are being studied as potential replacements for the RJ’s Allied Signal LF507 engines. BAe […]