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Bombardier in Belfast expands MRO capabilities

Bombardier in Belfast expands MRO capabilities

Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services have expanded their MRO capabilities in Belfast to include hydraulic component maintenance and repair. The MRO operation now offers full inspection, testing, repair and overhaul of individual hydraulic components and hydraulic assemblies for Bombardier, Airbus

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Bombardier unveils ‘Premier’ Global family cabins

Bombardier unveils ‘Premier’ Global family cabins

Bombardier are displaying a Global 6000 with its new ‘Premier’ cabin at the EBACE show this year. Available on both all current in production Global family aircraft, the new interiors feature KA-band connectivity, currently the fastest internet solutions available. The

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Bombardier opens Biggin Hill service centre

Bombardier opens Biggin Hill service centre

Bombardier has opened its newest service center at London’s Biggin Hill Airport. The new facility, jointly located in the Signature hangar, was officially opened by HRH Prince Michael of Kent on May 18. The first aircraft, a Global 6000, arrived

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Pictures: Third Global 7000 flies for the first time

Pictures: Third Global 7000 flies for the first time

The third prototype Bombardier Global 7000 has flown for the first time. The aircraft flew a short mission from the airframers Toronto Downsview manufacturing facility. Registered as C-GLBX and with the MSN 70003, the Global 7000 flew for the first

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Bombardier Challenger 650: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Bombardier Challenger 650: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Our verdict: Pros: A very capable jet, with the largest cabin in its class and excellent ownership prospects. Cons: Based on a platform from 1978. However some could argue if it isn’t broken – don’t fix it. What is it? Bombardier is

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Challenger 300 joins Chantilly Air charter fleet

Challenger 300 joins Chantilly Air charter fleet

Chantilly Air has added a Bombardier Challenger 300 to its charter fleet. The super-mid Challenger 300 is based at Chantilly Air’s headquarters at Manassas Regional Airport and seats eight passengers and is equipped with a private lavatory. The aircraft has

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Global 7000 test flight reaches Mach 0.995

Global 7000 test flight reaches Mach 0.995

The first Bombardier Global 7000 test aircraft recently reached a top speed of Mach 0.995 during a flight test. The aircraft flew for the first time on November 4 from the airframers Toronto Donwsview manufacturing facility. It was later transferred

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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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