At this year’s Paris Air Show, all eyes were on the C Series. Bombardier had finally brought over two test aircraft, and most who had toured the aircraft were full of praise for the cabin. Even Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier and COO John Leahy were allowed inside. But what looked like a courtesy among colleagues has taken on a different connotation in hindsight:  It may have been a sales pitch. It was a sales pitch that ultimately failed, as made known to the aerospace industry Oct. ...

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