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Meridian Jet Center gains FAA repair station approval for Global aircraft

Meridian Jet Center gains FAA repair station approval for Global aircraft

Meridian has gained FAA repair station approval to inspect and repair the Bombardier Global series of aircraft. The Bombardier models added to Meridian’s operations specifications are the Global Express BD-700-1A10 and the Global 5000 BD-700-1A11. Operations specifications for all certified

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Video: Second Global 7000 flies for the first time

Video: Second Global 7000 flies for the first time

The second Bombardier Global 7000 has flown for the first time. Global 7000 msn 70002 / C-GBLB took off from the manufacturers Toronto Downsview facility at 10:53 on Sunday March 5 for its 4 hour, 28 minute first flight. The

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2016 deliveries lowest since 2004

2016 deliveries lowest since 2004

Last year the 10 (count them) business jet manufacturers delivered 661 business jets. It is the lowest figure since 2004 when customers took 591 aircraft. It is a 7.9% drop from 2015. This is worse than many expected. All of

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Bombardier rolls out second Global 7000

Bombardier rolls out second Global 7000

Bombardier has rolled the second of its new Global 7000 business jets at its Toronto Downsview manufacturing facility. Registered as C-GBLB, the aircraft is serial number 70002. The aircraft is now being prepared for its first flight, which should happen

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Canada lending Bombardier more cash

Canada lending Bombardier more cash

Canada has agreed to lend Bombardier C$372.5 million ($282 million) to help it continue to develop the C Series and its Global 7000 business jet. The government’s support is not a surprise but the amount is. First, Bombardier asked for

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RUAG completes work on Middle East CL604

RUAG completes work on Middle East CL604

RUAG Aviation in Munich has optimised the downtime required for a Bombardier Challenger CL604 heavy maintenance event by also completing a full cabin refurbishment. The 192-month MRO inspection included a full cabin refurbishment for the older aircraft. The Challenger CL604

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Zenith delivers 100th Global  project

Zenith delivers 100th Global project

Zenith Jet has completed its 100th project; a Global 6000 aircraft delivery at Bombardier’s Montreal Global Completion Centre. The 100 projects included 21 Global Express, 24 Global Express XRS, 25 Global 5000 and 30 Global 6000 models. “We believe that

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Flying Colours delivers two CRJ conversions to Resorts World

Flying Colours delivers two CRJ conversions to Resorts World

Flying Colours has delivered two CRJ 200 aircraft conversions to Resorts World of Malaysia. The CRJ200 regional airliners have been converted from airline configuration to corporate shuttle and will be used by Resorts World to transport customers between its leisure

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Global 7000 transfers to Wichita flight test centre

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.

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Global 7000 works towards flight test centre transfer

Global 7000 works towards flight test centre transfer

Bombardier are working towards transferring Global 7000 FTV1 to the company’s Wichita flight test centre as soon as possible. FTV1 flew for the first time on November 4, performing a two hour and 27 minute test flight that tested all

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