Bombardier’s revolutionary, composite Airframe —  Learjet 85 — completed its first flight on April, 9, 2014. The event is a critical milestone for the midsize jet development program that was launched in October 2007, signifying that the development program is getting back on track after more than a year of technical problems. Composite construction process control has been particularly challenging. When certified, the Learjet 85 will become business aviation’s ...


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