October 16, 2012 archive

Assembly of First CSeries aircraft FTV-1 Underway

FTV-1 Nose Sectino

Bombardier announced on October 15th, 2012 that  the assembly of the first CSeries flight test vehicle,  FTV1, was finally underway after receiving the cockpit and various sections of the plane’s fuselage. Bombardier indicated that it remains on track for the first CSeries flight by the end of 2012. FTV-1 carries the MSN 50001, but the …

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