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Bombardier’s Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 Business Aircraft Granted Certification by Authorities in Mexico

December 16, 2014 Montréal Aerospace,  Press Release

  • Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft granted full type certification from the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC)

Bombardier, the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturer, announced today that the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft have received full type certification from the Civil Aviation Authority of Mexico, the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC).

“This marks another exciting milestone for the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 business jets,” said Éric Martel, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “We’ve had tremendous support from our customers in Mexico and we’re thrilled they will be able to experience our newest Learjet aircraft. The Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 business jets deliver impressive performance and efficiency, and they are ideally suited to respond to the needs of our customers in Mexico.”

Performance
The aircraft have enhanced performance through an engine thrust increase with an improved Honeywell engine, offering superior takeoff field length performance over their predecessors. The new avionic system contributes to achieving weight savings and the new canted winglets improve aerodynamic efficiency. Overall, both aircraft provide up to a nine per cent improvement in field performance under hot and high conditions and up to a four per cent improvement in fuel efficiency.*

Cabin
The new interiors of the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft include improved comfort and styling of the seats, a spacious galley for optimized catering, work and storage space and a generous baggage suite. In both aircraft, the cabin management system features individual touchscreen monitors with full audio and video control. The advanced connectivity options of the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft ensure the highest levels of convenience.

Bombardier Vision Flight Deck
A breakthrough in business aviation, the Bombardier Vision flight deck is designed to deliver a completely new cockpit experience. By combining the best in technological advancements with superior design aesthetics, it provides pilots flying Bombardier’s Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft with an unprecedented level of control and comfort. The Bombardier Vision flight deck for Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft features the fully integrated Garmin G5000 digital avionics suite, designed with leading edge technology and one of the most intuitive crew interfaces available.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors

  • The Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft received FAA and Transport Canada certification in late 2013 and EASA certification on September 12, 2014.
  • Follow @Bombardier_Aero on Twitter to receive the latest news and updates or visit businessaircraft.bombardier.com.

*Under certain operating conditions.

Bombardier, Bombardier Vision, Learjet, Learjet 70, Learjet 75, SmartFix and The Evolution of Mobility are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

For Information

Annie Cossette
Bombardier Business Aircraft
+1-514-574-9209
annie.cossette@aero.bombardier.com

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