Friday, 12 July 2019

Bombardier celebrates 300 Challenger 350 deliveries


The Canadian transport firm Bombardier is celebrating 300 deliveries of the Challenger 350 business jet, making it the fastest in history to reach the 300 mark in the medium and large categories.

This landmark comes as the Challenger 350 jet was recently recognized by Robb Report Magazine as the Best of the Best super mid-size aircraft for the second consecutive year. Since 1988, Robb Report’s Best of the Best awards spotlight products, services and destinations at the very pinnacle of their industries, defining the benchmark of quality. Not only have Bombardier business jets been recognized as trendsetters in the industry for over a decade, its Challenger 300 series received the honour seven times, making it one of the most distinguished business jet in its class.



“The delivery of the 300th Challenger 350 business jet in only five years after its entry-into-service represents another exciting milestone for Bombardier, and underscores the trust our customers place in this industry-leading aircraft,” said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “We are equally delighted that the Challenger 350 aircraft has been honoured as Best of the Best by Robb Report. This prestigious recognition speaks to the worldwide acknowledgement that there is simply no aircraft like the Challenger 350 jet in its segment.”

The ultimate in design, performance and luxury, the Challenger 350 jet offers customers an unbeatable and outstanding value proposition with unmatched reliability and economics, unrivalled cabin comfort along with Bombardier’s signature smooth ride.

Making a great aircraft even better, Bombardier recently announced an update on a series of enhancements to the Challenger 350 aircraft, further underscoring its leadership position in the super mid-size segment. New enhancements to the aircraft include available compact Head-up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Vision System (EVS), state-of-the-art cabin sound-proofing technology, and refined cockpit aesthetics. A performance improvement package also allows the aircraft to fly up to 1,500 NM farther out of short runways, complementing its steep approach certifications awarded by international regulatory bodies including EASA, FAA and TC.

Challenger aircraft are assembled at Bombardier Aviation’s multifaceted facility in Montreal, Quebec. Thanks to a highly skilled local workforce, the site comprises of end-to-end assembly, completion, pre-flight and delivery activities for the Challenger 350 and Challenger 650 programs. In the last decade, the Challenger 300 series aircraft accounted for more deliveries than any other business jet platform in the industry. The Challenger 350 aircraft builds upon this remarkable legacy of leadership and continues to set the standard in the super mid-size segment.








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