Bombardier Completes Q Series Aircraft Line Divestment

Bombardier has completed the divestment of its Q Series aircraft programme to Longview Aviation Capital for CAD300 million (USD221.9 million), under which the De Havilland Aircraft of Canada product line and name will be re-established. The company has sold off the DHC-8 Dash-8/Q Series product line under the deal, which will result in one company...

Bombardier has completed the divestment of its Q Series aircraft programme to Longview Aviation Capital for CAD300 million (USD221.9 million), under which the De Havilland Aircraft of Canada product line and name will be re-established.

The company has sold off the DHC-8 Dash-8/Q Series product line under the deal, which will result in one company owning the complete de Havilland Canada (DHC) aircraft series including DHC1-DHC7, the type certificates of which were acquired by Longview Aviation Capital’s Viking Air company in 2006.

All DHC aircraft will therefore belong to one company once again, and Longview’s acquisition of the trademark to DHC alongside the Q Series aircraft line will lead to it reviving the de Havilland Aircraft of Canada name.

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