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Pictures: Fully outfitted Global 7000 flies for the first time

Pictures: Fully outfitted Global 7000 flies for the first time

The first Bombardier Global 7000 to be fully outfitted has flown for the first time. It is also the first Global 7000 to be fully painted. Aircraft msn 70004 / C-GLBR departed Toronto Downsview Airport on 28th September 2017 for

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US government imposes 220% import tariff on Bombardier

US government imposes 220% import tariff on Bombardier

Bombardier’s corporate bonds have suffered the sharpest drop in more than two years following the US government’s decision to impose a 220% tariff on its passenger aircraft. The US Department of Commerce yesterday announced its preliminary decision to instruct the

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Global 7000 suffers minor engine flame-out during test flight

Global 7000 suffers minor engine flame-out during test flight

Bombardier and General Electric (GE) have concluded that an in-flight incident involving a Global 7000 last week was an isolated incident. According to several media outlets, a Global 7000 suffered an engine flame-out during a test flight from Wichita. However,

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Bombardier delivers first Challenger 350 to Argentina

Bombardier delivers first Challenger 350 to Argentina

Bombardier has delivered a Challenger 350 to a customer in Argentina for the first time. The aircraft, MSN 20687 / LV-HAT, was delivered to Buenos Aires-based charter specialist Alba Jet S.A. “This first Bombardier Challenger 350 jet delivery to an

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Global 7000 flight test program reaches 500 hours

Global 7000 flight test program reaches 500 hours

Bombardier’s Global 7000 flight test program has surpassed the 500-hour milestone. There are three flight test vehicles (FTVs) currently in flight testing, with two FTVs to join shortly. Bombardier also confirmed that the first customer aircraft are progressing smoothly through

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VistaJet matures but Flohr wants to keep disrupting

VistaJet matures but Flohr wants to keep disrupting

Thomas Flohr does not just see himself as an entrepreneur. He wants to be a revolutionary. Flohr did not launch VistaJet in 2004 because he just wanted to build a company. He wanted to change business aviation. After flying as

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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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