bombardier bombardier  /ˌbɑm bər ˈdɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a noncommissioned officer in the British artillery
  2. (n) the member of a bomber crew responsible for using the bombsight and releasing the bombs on the target

Usage(s):

  1. The bombardier beetle is an inconspicuous insect that ranges much of the world with calm and self-assuranceand for jood reason.
  2. The bombardier guided us toward a target which only he and the navigator in the nose could see.
  3. Approaching the target, the bombardier leaves his seat, crouches or lies down flat over the bombsight just below his machine gun.

News

  1. Bombardier lifts 20-year forecast for commercial aircraft sector

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc boosted its forecast for total sales in the global aerospace market by 2.5 percent from last year's forecast. The company said it also expects total industry sales to shrink slightly over the next 20 years in the smallest commercial aircraft segment that it serves. Bombardier said it expects global commercial aircraft sales to total more than $646 billion over ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Bombardier Aerospace Releases Annual Business and Commercial Aircraft Market Forecast Numbers

    Today, Bombardier Aerospace released its annual 20-year forecast for the business and commercial aircraft market numbers.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Analysis: Bombardier gambles on big order payoff with new jet

    By Susan Taylor and Solarina Ho TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier Inc is hoping to carve a new niche in the cutthroat airplane market with a fuel-efficient, medium-haul jet that makes its first flight this month, but its all-new CSeries needs an avalanche of orders to stave off bigger rivals. Bombardier's narrow-body CSeries, aimed at a gap in the market, offers a lightweight carbon ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Our purchase agreement with Bombardier for CSeries aircraft is a renewal of Lufthansa's commitment to commercial success balanced by environmental and business policies oriented toward sustainability and passenger comfort," Nico Buchholz,...
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Nico Source: Stockhouse

  2. "Switzerland has always played an important role for Bombardier, both as a market and as a production location," said Andre Navarri, President of Bombardier Transportation. "The three Swiss sites with 900 employees are not only a fixture in...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Andre Navarri Source: Toronto Star

  3. An RFP, on the other hand, "doesn't allow that flexibility. You're forced to evaluate what has been submitted," said Giambrone. "If in fact we determine that the Bombardier bid is not compliant, as we suspect it is, we will then go to a...
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Adam Giambrone Source: CTV.ca

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