Challenger 350 receives FAA certificate
Bombardier Challenger 350 business jet receives the FAA full type certification.
Bombardier Aerospace has received a full type certificate from the FAA for the Challenger 350 business jet, following Transport Canada certification, which was granted on 12 June.
Bombardier will begin delivering the Challenger 350 in mid-2015 and NetJets, VistaJet and Minsheng Financial Leasing have already place significant orders for the new aircraft.
Stéphane Leblanc, vice president and general manager, Challenger Programmes, Bombardier Business Aircraft, says: “FAA certification for the Challenger 350 aircraft is another key step on the path to entry-into-service. Designed with the feedback from existing Challenger aircraft owners and operators, this new aircraft will meet their ever-growing needs. We are looking forward to delivering this segment leading aircraft and are confident that our customers will love it.”
The Challenger 350 has new Honeywell HTF7350 engines. The Challenger 350 jet has a 3,200 nm (5,926 km) range able to connect Paris to Dubai non-stop.