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UK leasing firm's interest lifts Bombardier after engine sputters

CSeries jet set for 2015 launch absent from Farnborough after engine fire

Setback: The Bombardier CSeries 100 test plane at the company's facility in Canada. Trials for the model set to enter service in 2015 are on hold while the company works to prevent a repeat of the May 29 engine fire. Bombardier expects to resume trials in a few weeks. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[FARNBOROUGH] Bombardier Inc's struggling CSeries jet, absent from the world's biggest aviation expo after an engine blowout, got a vote of confidence from a UK lessor. The planemaker is still looking for orders.

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