June 26, 2013 archive

CSeries Aircraft Ground Vibration Tests Completed

Bombardier indicated on June 26th, 2013 that the prototype CSeries aircraft FTV-1 had completed ground vibration tests as well as software upgrades and corresponding tests. As a result, Bombardier’s Flight Test Centre has applied to Transport Canada for a flight test permit to allow the first flight of the FTV1. As of June 26th, 2013, …

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One month delay to first CSeries flight announced

On June 26th, 2013 Bombardier announced a further delay of a month for the first flight of the prototype CSeries aircraft. This delay results in the program being seven months past its end of 2012 original target date, assuming that the flight occurs by the end of July 2013. Bombardier indicated that additional time was …

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