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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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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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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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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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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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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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