The Global 7000/8000 program’s second flight test vehicle (FTV2) flew for the first time March 4 and Bombardier says the 7000 is on track to enter into service in the second half of 2018. FTV2, which Bombardier christened “The Powerhouse,” is being used to test aircraft systems, including propulsion, electrical and mechanical systems, all of which were fully functional during the initial 4 hr., 28 min. flight from Bombardier’s Toronto facility. During that flight the ...


Register now for free access to "Global 7000 Program On Track" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. 


Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Already registered? here.