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Questions tagged [airbus-a220]

The Airbus A220 is a regional jetliner, formerly known as the Bombardier CSeries.

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Why do the A220 cockpit seats have a cutout?

Why do cockpit seats on the A220 have a cutout on the bottom cushion? The answers to Aircraft pilot's seats: what is the notch for? explain that these cutouts allow for easier maneuverability of the ...
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Does the C series from Bombardier incorporate composite materials into the fuselage and/or wings?

Does the C series from Bombardier incorporate composite materials into the fuselage and/or wings? If so, what material is used, and where is it applied. Because of Airbus's 50% market share in the ...
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How does the Bombardier CSeries compare to existing single-aisle jet-liners?

With news breaking in that Airbus will acquire a large part of Bombardier's CSeries program, I'm curious, just how much better are the new planes from Bombardier compared to single aisle planes like ...
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Are direct law command gains monitored for correctness when flight control computer is in normal mode?

This question is specific to Bombardier C-Series aircraft which has three modes: Flight control computer normal mode, FCC Direct mode and REU direct mode: (I am not sure if other aircraft have an ...
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What are the aerodynamic differences between the nose designs of the CSeries and the Boeing 737? [duplicate]

The Bombardier CSeries and the Boeing 737 are two aircraft in the same class. Their nose shapes are very different from each other though as can be seen in these two images. What are the major ...
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Why are these windows on some airplanes red?

There are some red windows on the 737 and the CS-300 as well. Why are they painted red? Source Source