March 25, 2013 archive

CSeries FTV-1 powered for the first time

CSeries FTV-1 Outside Hanger

On March 25th, 2012, Bombardier Aerospace announced it had successfully completed the first full powering on of the main electrical system on CSeries aircraft FTV-1. Bombardier also noted that the Complete Airframe Static Test article at the Saint-Laurent, Quebec facility successfully completed the wing down and up bending static tests during March 2013. The completion of these …

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