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Bombardier launches 90 seat Q400 turboprop airliner

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Bombardier launched a 90 seat variant of its Q400 aircraft, making it the world’s only commercial turboprop capable of carrying 90 passengers. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

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Ruger9X19
Ruger9X19 3
800 hours between A checks? I don't know weather to be scared or impressed.
oowmmr
oowmmr 2
This morning I read Bombardier is laying of 7000 employees.
clbea
Claude B. 0
I just read yesterday Boeing will laying of from 4000 up to 8000 workers.
clbea
Claude B. 1
Plus 14,000 retirement on its way!
OnTheHorizon
Tony Smith 1
Really don't want to ever fly in one of these.
dee9bee
dee9bee 1
Can you say 'tailstrike'? We'll see.
dee9bee
dee9bee 1
I stand corrected, I see the outside dimensions will remain the same.
clbea
Claude B. 1
Perfect for Porter Air Line if it is impossible to have the CSeries there.
scott8733
scott8733 1
I'd consider 28" pitch corporal punishment for anyone over 5'-9". Perhaps the model designation should be " DVT 400"
Kawaiipoint2
Kawaiipoint2 1
Strictly for a European low cost carrier market. Itll never fly in the US
wopri
28" pitch is barely adequate for a school bus intended for primary schools.
jwmson
jwmson 1
28" pitch? "The cattle will please refrain from mooing."
bsander23
Ewwwwww
bsander23
If an airline purchases this "New" product, it speaks volumes about what they think about their passengers. Sadly, this is a desperate attempt my bombardier to reignite a dieing product.
DAL521
DAL521 5
dying product?? The Q400 is the most successful Turboprop ever build! And they only making this move to increase the Seat capacity because there is a demand from airlines.
bsander23
Oh fun, I can argue that point any way you choose. Q vs. ATR? Q orders vs turbo jet. American airlines operating Q's...vs? Keep in mind I used to work for Bombardier...know a LOT about the Q program. Do you have a link citing the "most successful turboprop ever built"? Check the order logs...the plane is too expensive comparatively....we can review what Republic did with theirs? Your choice.
clbea
Claude B. 1
It is faster then ATR.
bsander23
I don't deny the plane was successful. I'm arguing its on its last leg. All great planes suffer this inevitable fate. 727, MD-80s, CRJ-200, sadly....the 747...Very sad. I wish they'd bring back the older dash-8s...(100 they 300) personally.
DAL521
DAL521 2
I have read "the most successful Turboprop ever build" in a Magazine from my home Airport some times ago, okay could be also some promotional lie. But any way, for me it is the best Turboprop, many airlines have chosen the Q400 in the last years especially Asian Airlines. But your right all great planes suffer this fate, it seems so that quality means nothing today it's only about god dam'n money.
charlesKimane
Agreed dal. It's the best most reliable plane. They are all over the Caribbean. The Atr 72-600 give a lot of problems but the dash 8 just works

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