Bombardier’s CSeries is an iconoclast, defining a new class of passenger jets that defies traditional classification as either regional or transcontinental airliners because of its size, range and operating costs. The CSeries is a clear departure from Bombardier’s CRJ family of regional jets and from the 100-115-seat, 1,500-2,400nm-range BRJ-X that the Montreal-based company abandoned in 2000 when confronted with competition from Embraer’s E-jets, the Boeing 717 and Airbus ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Pilot Report: CSeries Is A Smooth Operator" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.