Bombardier announced suppliers for Global 7000 and 8000 programs


Company announces suppliers for the two new aircraft programs

Bombardier Aerospace has announced
suppliers for two major structural packages and six systems for the Global 7000
and Global 8000 business aircraft program and identified some of the aircraft
structural components that it will design and manufacture at its own

Four suppliers join the
program along with General Electric Aviation, who was announced as the integrated
propulsion system provider in October 2010.

Aerolia, a division of EADS,
will design and manufacture the centre fuselage.

Hamilton Sundstrand will
provide the electrical system, auxiliary power unit and wing high-lift system.

Intertechnique, a Zodiac Aerospace
company, will provide the fuel system, fuel inerting system and oxygen system.

Triumph Aerostructures will
design and manufacture the all-new high-speed transonic wing.

Bombardier also confirmed
that it will design and manufacture the forward fuselage, aft fuselage and empennage
for the two aircraft.

“The enthusiasm of these
high quality suppliers is a testament to the forecasted success of the Global
7000 and Global 8000 aircraft program,” said Steve Ridolfi, president, Bombardier
Business Aircraft. “Progress on the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft development
is accelerating rapidly, and we are very excited about bringing these aircraft
to market.”

announcement reaffirms the strength of our extended supply chain. We are
thrilled about the commitment of these industry leaders and welcome them on
board our new business aircraft program,” said Janice L. Davis, vice president
and chief procurement officer, Bombardier Aerospace.