Bombardier's CS300 Airliner Completes First Test Flight

Bombardier's CS300 Airliner Completes First Test Flight »

Bombardier’s new CS300 airliner completed its first test flight Friday, a success that the company hopes is part of a larger recovery from its struggles to develop its CSeries line of passenger jets. The jet departed Montreal’s Miracle International Airport Friday morning and reached an altitude of 41,000 feet and a speed of 255 knots during the five-hour test flight. More

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Years ago, we were approaching Cleveland on a clear Sunday afternoon. Accompanied by nearly unbearable static, we heard an obviously nervous light plane pilot trying to tell Hopkins tower where he was, how high he was, and what he wanted to do. When he finally (and mercifully) finished, the tower calmly replied with a clearance and added, "And you don't have to talk so loud." The guy in the little plane came back and said, "But I don't have a radio!" -- Capt. Walt Bates, UAL (retired) More

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