May 19, 2011 archive

Bombardier reports better than expected fuel economy on CRJ1000s

Bombardier CRJ100 Prototype

Bombardier Aerospace announced in a press release today that the CRJ1000 NextGen regional jet is achieving better than expected fuel burn. According to Bombardier, the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft is achieving a mission fuel consumption rate that is 4 per cent better than estimated. The additional savings in fuel burn results in an average annual savings …

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