My colleague Mary Kirby
got a huge scoop today on the specifications
for Bombardier's CSeries. (initial details
) The full story should be running at flightglobal.com
soon. The new variant gives good indication of customer interest if Bombardier is willing to tailor a new variant around specific types of performance.
Bombardier unveils new CSeries variant; changes current specs
Mary Kirby, Philadelphia (30 Jun 08 14:17 GMT)
Bombardier plans to develop a short-range, high-thrust variant of the Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan (GTF)-powered CSeries 130, should it opt this year to launch the proposed 110/130-seat aircraft programme.
The new variant, called the CSeries 130XT, was revealed as part of Bombardier's release of new performance specifications and dimensions - including a longer wingspan and shorter external lengths - for the family of aircraft, which also comprises the CSeries 110, 110ER, 130 and 130ER.
Read the complete post at http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/flightblogger/2008/06/bombardier-unveils-new-cseries.html
Mon, Jun 30 2008 10:46 PM
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