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Global 7500 Aircraft Awarded Transport Canada Type Certification

Certification paves the way for entry-into-service this year Five flight test vehicles have accumulated more than 2,700 flight test hours following a comprehensive, efficient and rigorous testing program In addition to its unsurpassed range of 7,700 nautical miles, the Global 7500 aircraft has exceeded takeoff and landing performance commitments The Global 7500 aircraf...

Bombardier CRJ Series Certified for Higher Maintenance Intervals

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has granted approval for the maintenance intervals escalation of the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000 aircraft. The line maintenance interval (A-check) is extended to 800 flight hours, and the heavy maintenance interval (C-check) at 8,000 flight hours.   “With the longest maintenance intervals on the regional j...

Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

SpiceJet becomes the first airline to take advantage of the Q400 aircraft’s increased profit potential Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. “We are excited to induct the 90-s...

Bombardier to Offer Future-ready Flight Deck Upgrade on Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 Aircraft

The Bombardier Vision flight deck is recognized as one of the most advanced flight decks in the light jet category The latest Garmin G5000 avionics upgrade enhances the aircraft’s capabilities and paves the way for future technological enhancements Bombardier will make the upgrade available on new Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft or as a retrofit packag...

Bombardier Appoints Danny Di Perna Chief Operating Officer, Aerospace

Bombardier announced the appointment of Danny Di Perna as Chief Operating Officer, Aerospace, effective September 15, 2018. In this new position, Danny will report directly to Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. and assume responsibility for leading the company’s aerospace engineering, procurement and transformation functions. Bombardier’s Aerostruct...

Significant growth in aviation jobs expected

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published the results of a global survey of Human Resources professionals in the aviation industry highlighting key challenges in talent acquisition, training and retention*: More than 73% of respondents expect the major areas of job growth to be in ground operations, customer service and cabin crew. 48% report that finding new talent is a...

Transport Canada Certifies 90-Seat Cabin Configuration for Bombardier’s Q400 Aircraft

Launch customer SpiceJet of India to become first airline to take advantage of the extra-capacity turboprop’s increased profitability potential Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. &ld...

Bombardier Delivers Another Challenger 650 Aircraft to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega for its Growing Next-Generation Air Ambulance Fleet

Longstanding Bombardier customer Rega has chosen the versatile and dependable Challenger 650 aircraft for its new fleet of air ambulances The Challenger 650 aircraft is the life-saving platform of a new generation, with a smooth ride that benefits passengers receiving medical care, minimizes pilot fatigue and extends the life of mission equipment Bombardier has proudl...

Five Ways Airlines of North America are Dealing with Empty Cockpits

The looming dearth of pilots threatening global aviation is no news, however, the ratio it affects airlines differs from region to region, and so do subsequent measures taken to curb the shortage. Lack of pilots in North America is currently having the most negative impact on smaller regional airlines and Air Force. The scope of the problem is about to get enormous, though: North America takes the...

Bombardier’s CRJ Series Now Certified to Operate at Up to ISA+40°C

This temperature certification is equivalent to a ground temperature of over 50 degrees Celsius. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its CRJ700 and CRJ900 Aircraft are now certified to operate at a higher temperature. The CRJ Series obtained a new International Standard Atmosphere certification (ISA + 40 degrees Celsius) from Transport Canada (TC) and the Federal Aviation A...

Bombardier to Introduce Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System Option on Best-selling Challenger 350 Aircraft

Lightweight Head-up Display (HUD) from Rockwell Collins will make the best equipped cockpit in the super mid-size segment even better The Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) will be available as an option on new Challenger 350aircraft orders and as a retrofit on in-service models The HUD and EVS bring unparalleled situational awareness and improvements in low-visibility co...

Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft Mock-up Continues Successful Worldwide Tour with Stop in Olbia, Italy

The Global 7500 full-scale mock-up continues its worldwide tour in Europe after successful stops in Dubai, Singapore and Shanghai Mock-up offers guests a rare opportunity to experience the unparalleled comfort and spaciousness of this unique business jet Recently renamed after exceeding performance expectations, the Global 7500 aircraft is the largest and longest range b...