Bombardier completed what it called "a civil aviation first," the first flight of a civil aircraft "equipped entirely with an all-electric braking system." The system is being developed for the CSeries. The 7-hr. test, which included five landings and a series of high-speed braked ground runs, was carried out Tuesday in Wichita. Demonstrator aircraft was equipped with Meggitt's electric braking system known as the EBrake and Messier-Dowty landing gear with electric brake wiring harnesses. ...

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