Transport Canada has issued a flight permit for the first Bombardier CS300 flight test vehicle (FTV) to join the CSeries flight test program. Pending weather conditions, the CS300 aircraft’s first flight is expected to occur Feb. 26-28. Bombardier said it will confirm more precise timing approximately 48 hours prior to launch. The aircraft is expected to perform a series of handling and system calibration tests, at a wide range of altitudes and speeds. “The first four CS100 ...

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