PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

Alud Davies
By Alud Davies November 6, 2016 20:08

PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

The Bombardier Global 7000 flew for the first time on Friday November 4, 2016 from the manufacturers Toronto Downsview manufacturing facility.

The flight lasted for two hours and 27 minutes, with the aircraft climbing to maximum altitude of 20,000 ft.

Local photographer Frederick K. Larkin was at Downsview for the event, and kindly shared the below images with us.

The Global 7000 arrives back at Toronto Downsview following its successful first flight (Photo: Frederick K. Larkin)

The Global 7000 arrives back at Toronto Downsview following its successful first flight (Photo: Frederick K. Larkin)

Bombardier used the prototype Global 5000 C-GERS as the chase plane (Photo: Frederick K. Larkin)

Bombardier used the prototype Global 5000 C-GERS as the chase plane (Photo: Frederick K. Larkin)

The Global 7000 performed a low pass of Downsview before arriving back safely from its first flight (Photo: Frederick K. Larkin)

The Global 7000 performed a low pass of Downsview before arriving back safely from its first flight (Photo: Frederick K. Larkin)

Alud Davies
By Alud Davies November 6, 2016 20:08

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