October 19, 2012 archive

ARJ21 program continues to make progress in testing

ARJ21 Evacuation Test

Updating the reports on the ARJ21 regional jet program, a series of milestone tests have been passed over the last few months but have not been widely reported. On September 21, 2012, 90 passengers and four crew members evacuated an aircraft in 57 seconds, well within the 90-second evacuation requirement. The program has also completed …

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