Bombardier's Global 7500 aircraft has completed
an 8,152 nm flight non-stop.
The flight is the longest mission ever flown by
a purpose-built business jet and also sets the record for the
highest speed over the longest distance in business aviation
history, connecting Singapore to Tucson, AZ.
The business jet departed from Singapore Changi
Airport at 07:12 and arrived at Tucson International Airport at
08:19, completing the long-range speed record flight for the
The aircraft landed with 4,300 lb of remaining
fuel, which represents nearly 1,5 hours of additional flight, well
above NBAA requirements.
“The Global 7500 aircraft was built to break all
the records,” said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business
Aircraft. “It achieved the industry’s longest mission ever in
business aviation after only two months in service. We’ve demonstrated its unequaled long-range and high speed capabilities,
but also its ability to break records confidently with healthy
fuel reserves remaining, once again, confirming its unsurpassed
performance to customers.”