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 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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Bombardier delivered 47 business aircraft during the second quarter of 2015, up from 38 jets in the same period of 2014. It also said that the Global 7000 will be delayed by two years. But Bombardier only took eight new