Industry Bombardier Global 7500 receives type certification
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced, that its Global 7500 business jet has been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification.
A respective certificate was issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration. The certification is yet another milestone for Bombardier, which will pave the way for entry-into-service of the aircraft this year.
“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,” Coleal added.
The Global 7500 test-bed aircraft has accumulated more than 2,700 flight hours since the testing phase began back in November 2016. Bombardier´s newest business jet has a range of 7,700 nautical miles (14,260km), which enables the aircraft to fly routes such as New York to Hong Kong or Singapore to San Francisco nonstop.
Additionally, the take-off and landing performance has been enhanced, as Michel Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Global 7500 and Global 8000 Program, Bombardier Business Aircraft explains: “Thanks to Bombardier’s latest advancements in airframe and wing design, the Global 7500 aircraft exceeded its original take-off and landing performance commitments, leading to a new published take-off distance of 5,800 feet.”
Bombardier’s state-of-the-art Global 7500 features the latest innovations regarding safety, while also offering luxurious comfort to passengers. The aircraft can be divided into four living spaces.
A new cabin management system (CMS) was introduced as well. The CMS describes a new way to connect with the aircraft cabin through a touch dial off an OLED display. For its overall design, the Global 7500 received a Red Dot Award for Product Design this year.
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