14 MARCH 2016

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Article from BTNews 14 MARCH 2016

CSeries in Europe

A Bombardier CSeries 100 has been route proving in Europe all last week. Based in Zurich the aircraft visited Brussels, Budapest, Hannover, Milan and Vienna, part of a month-long test programme to integrate the aircraft into airport/airline systems using typical operational procedures. 

Airfield performance, landings, airport turnarounds and on-ground operations are some of the important characteristics that were observed.

The airline's first CS100 aircraft is scheduled to be delivered by Bombardier in Q2 2016.

The European programme follows one conducted last year across North America that included more than 35 cities.  Bombardier has also confirmed that the last of eight flight test vehicles – the second CS300 aircraft – successfully entered the flight test programme in Mirabel, Québec, last week.

"As the launch customer and the first airline that will operate the CS100 aircraft, the European route-proving programme is very important to us and will provide a real indication of how the aircraft will operate in our network when we take delivery of our first CS100 aircraft in the next few months," said Peter Wojahn, chief technical officer, Swiss International Air Lines.

The CSeries is expected to appear at the Farnborough Airshow in July by which time test flights may well have taken place into London City Airport.  www.bombardier.com/en/aerospace.html

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