Bombardier Introduces the Global 8000 Aircraft, the Flagship of a New Era in Business Aviation

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  • The new from Bombardier Global 8000 The aircraft is the world’s only fastest and longest dedicated business jet, innovatively designed with the industry’s smoothest flight, healthiest cabin and lowest cabin altitude .
  • With its innovative Smooth Flex wing and super-efficient Passport engines, the Global 8000 the plane has a top speed of Mach 0.94 – the fastest business jet in the sky
  • the Global 8000 the aircraft will be the only true four-zone cabin business jet to have a range of 8,000 nautical miles, unlocking even more city pairs than ever before
  • Fluent Global 7500 operators will be able to upgrade their aircraft to experience the incredible performance improvements on the Global 8000 airplane

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GENEVA, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier today unveiled the newest member of its industry-leading business jet family with the introduction of the Global 8000 aircraft, the world’s fastest and longest specialty business jet, innovatively designed with the industry’s healthiest cabin for uncompromising safety, comfort and performance.

With a range of 8,000 nautical miles and an unbeatable top speed of Mach 0.94, the Global 8000 is the ultimate all-in-one business jet, offering customers a unique blend of exceptional performance combined with the smoothest ride and an uncompromising passenger experience – the absolute leader in the long-haul class.

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“Today, Bombardier once again solidifies its position as a leader in business aviation with the newest member of the industry-leading Global family,” said Eric Martel, President and CEO of Bombardier. “The Global 8000 the aircraft exploits the exceptional attributes of the Global 7500 aircraft, providing our customers with a flagship aircraft of a new era. We remain unmatched, which is great for an innovation-driven team like ours.

Some of the impressive performance of the new Gglobal 8000 aircraft were observed as early as May 2021, following a demonstration flight with a Global 7500 flight test vehicle. The aircraft, accompanied by a NASA F/A-18 pursuit aircraft, repeatedly reached speeds in excess of Mach 1.015, a key milestone in enabling a Mach Maximum Operating Speed ​​(MMO) of M0, 94 and become the fastest business jet in the world. and the fastest in civil aviation since the Concorde. During the demonstration flight, the aircraft also became the first transport category aircraft to fly supersonic on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

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Discernment Global 8000 The business jet also features the healthiest cabin in the industry, with the lowest cabin altitude in its class of 2,900 feet when flying at 41,000 feet. aerial replacement.

the Global 8000 is the only true four-zone cabin business jet to have a range of 8,000 nautical miles – and it more than delivers, even when it comes to comfort. With its four spacious custom suites ergonomically designed to maximize space and freedom of movement, the Global 8000 the aircraft also incorporates the revolutionary features introduced on the Global 7500 aircraft that dramatically improve passenger comfort, including the Sun circadian lighting system to help combat jet lag. Coupled with the innovative Nuage seat with the first-ever zero-gravity position, passengers will arrive at their destination revitalized and refreshed.

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Exemplary attention to detail is assured on the new Global 8000 plane, including a master suite available with a double bed and a stand-up shower in the bathroom. Revolutionary in-cabin entertainment control and connectivity, attractive intuitive touchscreen CMS and OLED touch dial, Bombardier’s Opera directional audio system and available 4K monitor also ensure passengers have an unparalleled cabin experience.

In the cockpit, the Global 8000 the plane features the famous Bombardier Vision cockpit with its next-generation fly-by-wire technology and a blend of state-of-the-art avionics with exceptional ergonomics and aesthetics for remarkable comfort and control.

In terms of performance, the new Global 8000 aircraft can efficiently transport customers to a wide variety of destinations both faster and farther than ever before. And with its outstanding class-leading range and short-court performance, even more exclusive city pairs are now achievable, including Dubai-Houston, Singapore-Los Angeles, London-Perth and many more.

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Scheduled to enter service in 2025, the Global 8000 development of the aircraft is ongoing and the program is progressing as planned. And for the current Global 7500 operators, the incredible performance improvements on the Global 8000 will be retrofittable when the aircraft enters service in 2025.

The introduction of the new Global 8000 was a carefully planned investment that further strengthens Bombardier’s impressive industry-defining business jet portfolio. Development to date has been included in previously disclosed investment figures. All subsequent development costs will be included in Bombardier’s capital expenditures, which remain in line with its 2025 targets.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is a global aviation leader, focused on designing, manufacturing and servicing the world’s most exceptional business jets. Bombardier’s Challenger and Global aircraft families are renowned for their cutting-edge innovation, cabin design, performance and reliability. Bombardier has a worldwide fleet of approximately 5,000 aircraft in service with a wide variety of multinational corporations, charter and fractional providers, governments and individuals. Bombardier aircraft are also recognized worldwide for special missions.

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Based in Montreal, Quebec, Bombardier operates aerostructure, assembly and completion facilities in Canada, the United States and Mexico. The company’s strong customer support network includes facilities in strategic locations in the United States and Canada, as well as the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Emirates United Arab Emirates, Singapore, China and an Australian facility that will open in 2022. .

For corporate news and information, including Bombardier’s environmental, social and governance report, visit bombardier.com. Learn more about Bombardier’s advanced products and customer service network at businessaircraft.bombardier.com. Follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Bombardier, Bombardier Vision, Global, Global 7500 and Global 8000 are registered trademarks or trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

Visuals of the new Global 8000 planes are available here.

For information:
Matthew Nicholls
Bomber
+1 514-243-8214
[email protected]

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/77b1c210-6034-4eed-b9a1-09fcf7298160

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