Bombardier to Debut Challenger 350 Jet at LABACE 2014

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Bombardier Business Aircraft will showcase four of its class-defining business aircraft at this year's Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil from 12-14 August 2014.

Bombardier's Learjet 75, Challenger 350, Challenger 605 and Global 6000 aircraft will be on display.

The Challenger 350 jet, which recently entered service in June 2014, will make its debut in Brazil. The 350 will also go on a regional debut tour, with stops planned in Guatemala and throughout Brazil after being on display at LABACE.

"There is tremendous energy and growth in Latin America, and each year, LABACE is an excellent venue for Bombardier to demonstrate the strength of its product portfolio," said Stephane Leroy, Regional Vice President, Sales, Latin America. "We've invested considerably in our products in the past few years and we're proud to show the results with the new Learjet 75 and Challenger 350 aircraft. Our fleet in the region is strong and growing, and we remain committed to the needs of our customers in Latin America by delivering innovative business jets and growing our customer service network."

Over the next 20 years, Bombardier Business Aircraft forecasts over 2,130 business jet deliveries for the overall business aviation industry in Latin America. The fleet in the region is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 3%.

Learjet 75

The Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft offer individual touchscreen monitors with full audio and video control; LED lighting throughout the entire aircraft; a generous baggage suite and a spacious galley to optimize catering, work and storage space. With a maximum range greater than 2,000 nautical miles at cruise speeds up to Mach 0.81, the Learjet 75 aircraft will be able to fly four passengers and two crew members non-stop from Sao Paulo to Santiago. Additionally, its powerful engines and new winglet design allow it to carry eight passengers with full fuel.

Challenger 350

The Challenger 350 jet boasts class-defining performance, a true seats full, tanks full, 3,200 nm (5,926 km) range and will connect Sao Paulo with San Juan. Building upon the Challenger 300 jet, it features a state-of-the-art cabin that maximizes natural light and redefines the man-machine interface, all the while maintaining the performance attributes that have become synonymous with the Challenger aircraft family.

Challenger 605

The revered Challenger 605 jet features one of the widest stand-up cabins of any large category business jet available today, it can soar six passengers 4,000 nm (7,408 km) from Rio de Janeiro to Johannesburg.

Global 6000

The Global 6000 jet can link Sao Paulo with Los Angeles non-stop, with eight passengers and three to four crew.

Bombardier, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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