March 28, 2011 / 1:01 PM / in 7 years

UPDATE 1-Bombardier sells four fire-fighting aircraft for $162 mln

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March 28 (Reuters) - Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) said it sold four Bombardier 415 amphibious fire-fighting aircraft to an undisclosed customer at about $162 million.

Bombardier, the world’s No. 3 civil aircraft maker after Airbus and Boeing , said delivery of the aircraft will begin in the second quarter of this year and continue through to the first quarter of 2013.

This is the second order from this customer, Bombardier said, adding that the contract includes training and initial spares provisioning.

Recent orders for the Bombardier 415 aircraft include those from the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland & Labrador and Manitoba.

Bombardier shares closed at C$6.42 on Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Bhaswati Mukhopadhyay in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

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