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Bombardier's Global 5500 enters service

Posted 25 June 2020 · Add Comment

The latest model in the Bombardier Global series has entered service, it was announced today.

 

Bombardier's Global 5500, outperforming expectations Image: Bombardier Aviation

The Canadian manufacturer said the first Global 5500 business jet, which was recently delivered to an undisclosed customer is now in service.
Last year, Bombardier announced that the Global 5500 aircraft can fly 200 nautical miles more than planned, and its new range of 5,900 nautical miles is 700 nautical miles more than itsnearest competitor at the same speed.
“This spacious and efficient aircraft is the ultimate business tool, with the range and access to safely take our customers where they need to be,” said David Coleal, Bombardier Aviation’s president. “The first Global 5500 aircraft delivery is of particular significance for our employees in Wichita, who recently took on the meticulous work of interior completions for the Global 5000 and Global 5500 aircraft.”

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