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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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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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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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PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

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.

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Bombardier registers first Global 7000

Bombardier registers first Global 7000

The first Bombardier Global 7000 has appeared on the Canadian aircraft registry. The aircraft is listed as experimental, with a model number of BD-700-2A12. A search of the Transport Canada online registration shows that the aircraft has been registered as

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GE Passport engine achieves FAA certification for business jet applications

GE Passport engine achieves FAA certification for business jet applications

GE Aviation’s Passport engine for business jet applications was awarded type certification in April 2016 by the FAA. The award of the certificate paves the way for its 2018 entry into service powering the Bombardier Global 7000 business jet. “Achieving

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Bombardier live tweets Global 7000 updates

Bombardier live tweets Global 7000 updates

Bombardier’s business jet unit has taken to Twitter to share the latest updates for its upcoming Global 7000 private jet. The company took to Twitter on Monday November 2 and tweeted an image of the Global 7000 mock-up, saying that

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Bombardier updates Global 7000 and Challenger 650 progress

Bombardier updates Global 7000 and Challenger 650 progress

Bombardier gave updates on both of the business aircraft programs after announcing the cancellation of the Learjet 85 project. The company confirmed that the engines have been fitted on the first Global 7000 Flight Test Vehicle (FTV1). All structural components

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