VIDEO - CSeries Rolling...and Rocking

Bombardier says its first CSeries reached V1 - take-off rotation speed - during high-speed taxi tests at Mirabel earlier today. And it has released video of FTV1 during the high-speed runs, the pilot rocking the wings to check roll control and the nose diving under heavy braking. Sure looks like a first flight is close...

Video: Bombardier

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