Monday, September 16, 2013

Bombardier CS100 first flight


Today the new CS100 from Bombardier made its first flight and Bombardier company already remarked the low noise emission of the aircraft during take off and landing proving to be a well built product and looking into the future of aeronautics.


The CS100 sets in the 100 to 149 seat capacity range and will compete directly with Embraer E-Jet models and others.

This first flight was also the first flight of the new Engines by Pratt & Whitney, the Geared Turbofan Pure Power engine is also part of the aircraft certification program.


The maiden flight departed from Montreal-Mirabel International Airport at 09:55 AM Local Time and landed in the same airport at 12:25 AM after a series of tests during flight reaching a maximum altitude of 12500 feet and 230 knots during this first flight.

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