Bombardier Lands $3 Billion In Orders
Bombardier Aerospace concluded the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow with $3.27 billion in firm orders and other commitments for its Q400 NextGen, CRJ and CSeries aircraft.
The airshow was also an opportunity for Bombardier Business Aircraft to provide an update on its Learjet aircraft development programs. During a press conference on Wednesday, July 11, Ralph Acs, Vice President and General Manager, Learjet, Bombardier Business Aircraft, confirmed that there are now four Learjet 85 test aircraft in various stages of fabrication. The Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft program is also progressing well, with the first two flight test aircraft having already logged more than 135 flights and 600 test hours.