Bombardier’s Global Vision cockpit completed its first test flight on the company’s Global Express XRS on Aug. 3. Capt. Gary Bruce, test pilot for the project, was enthusiastic about the performance, saying, “The comfort and ergonomics of the overall cockpit are like nothing we’ve ever experienced.” The flight-test aircraft departed from the company’s Downsview facility near Toronto at 10:20 EDT and returned at 3:28 p.m. The flight reached a maximum altitude of 17,000 ft. and a true airspeed ...
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