Bombardier has confirmed that the first flight of the larger version of its CSeries aircraft will take place Friday, Feb. 27, from Mirabel, Québec. The maiden flight of the first CS300 flight test vehicle (FTV) was postponed from Feb. 26 owing to weather. During the flight, pilots are expected to perform handling and system calibration tests. Four CS100 FTVs have performed more than 1,000 hours of flight testing.

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