Static testing of fuselage and wing. Courtesy, Bombardier Bombardier has begun assembly of the CSeries aircraft’s first flight test vehicle (FTV1) at its Mirabel, Québec facility (ATW Daily News, Sept. 28). According to a Bombardier statement, the cockpit and all fuselage sections have arrived and the first wings for the all-new CSeries aircraft are now being mated to the test airframe that will be used during the Complete Airframe Static Test (CAST). Testing is ...

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