Tue, Feb 19, 2008
Range Grows To 5,200 NM
Bombardier Aerospace announced Tuesday a 400-nautical mile
increase to the non-stop intercontinental range of its high speed
Global 5000 business jet.
The range increase is standard for all Global 5000 aircraft
ordered as of February 1, 2008 and will be available as an option
for aircraft previously ordered, but yet to be delivered, in the
second quarter of fiscal year 2009.
The range extension will be obtained by increasing the Maximum
Takeoff Weight (MTOW) to 92,500 lbs, allowing for a fuel tank
"This is fantastic news for our Global 5000 jet customers,"
stated Eric Martel, vice-president and general manager, Global and
Challenger, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "Already offering
exceptional speed and performance, the Global 5000 jet now flies
Officially launched in 2002, the Global 5000 provides one of the
widest and most spacious cabins among super-large business jets,
and is is capable of flying non-stop from Continental Europe to
central North America at Mach 0.85 with eight passengers and three
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