Global 7000 transfers to Wichita flight test centre
Global 7000 FTV1 has transferred to Bombardier’s Wichita flight test centre.
According to flight tracking website Flightware.com, C-GLBO, msn 70001, departed Toronto’s Downsview Airport at 12:49 local time, and arrived at Wichita’s Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport at 14:59 local.
The 1,049 sm flight took exactly three hours. The flight number was BBA29.
During the flight the filed maximum altitude was 28,000 feet, and the maximum speed was 399 kts.
Including the transfer to Wichita, the Global 7000 has now completed six flights.
Bombardier say that the Global 7000 has been transferred to Wichita ahead of its original schedule.
Local photographer Frederick K. Larkin managed to take a few photos of FTV1 during one of its test flights.