chapter  7
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Introduction The Canadian aerospace manufacturer, Bombardier, is well established in producing regional jets. It long aspired to expand into large jets and announced the development of the CSeries in 2004. However, it did not actually commence development until 2008, upon securing an order from Deutsche Lufthansa. The new CSeries is scheduled to enter service in 2013. It will reduce fuel consumption by 20% through the use of advanced materials and a more fuel-efficient engine, the PW1000G from Pratt & Whitney.1