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Wed, 3 Oct 2018

Bombardier's Flagship Global 7500 Aircraft  Receives Transport Canada Type Certification

Bombardier's flagship Global 7500 aircraft has been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification, paving the way for entry-into-service this year.

Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is expected to follow shortly.

Bombardier's flagship Global 7500 aircraft has been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification, paving the way for entry-into-service this year. Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is expected to follow shortly. Click to enlarge.

“The certification of our clean-sheet Global 7500 business jet is a defining moment for Bombardier, for our employees and for the industry, as we approach entry-into-service,” said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “Thanks to the rigour and innovation of our design and test program, the Global 7500 aircraft has succeeded in elevating every standard by which a business jet is measured – comfort, luxury, performance and a smooth ride. At entry-into-service, this aircraft will meet the latest and all of the most stringent certification requirements and is set to redefine international business jet travel. We couldn’t be more proud of this achievement.”

The Global 7500 aircraft has accumulated more than 2,700 flight hours since the flight testing program began in November 2016. 

The aircraft boasts a range of 7,700 nautical miles, a full 300 nautical miles further than initial commitments, meaning that it can connect New York to Hong Kong, and Singapore to San Francisco, nonstop.

“Thanks to Bombardier’s latest advancements in airframe and wing design, the Global 7500 aircraft exceeded its original takeoff and landing performance commitments, leading to a new published takeoff distance of 5,800 feet,” said Michel Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Global 7500 and Global 8000 Program, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “This improved takeoff performance distance is almost 500 feet shorter than the closest – and smaller – competitor aircraft, and enables the Global 7500 business jet to operate out of airports with shorter runways — all while offering Bombardier’s signature smooth ride.”

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