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Learjet 85 Receives Its First Set of Wings

Posted by Alyson Wuamett on Nov 26, 2012 9:54:00 AM

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Learjet 85 Receives Its First Set of Wings

The first Bombardier Learjet 85 wing shipment has arrived at the company’s Wichita assembly line and is now in the process of being readied for mating to the composite fuselage of flight test vehicle one (FTV1). Alongside the arrival of the first complete all-composite Learjet 85 aircraft wing, the fuselage for FTV2 has just passed its integrity inspection. Installation of the nose, bulkheads, floor, windshield and door surrounds are scheduled to begin in the coming days.

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Learjet 85 aircraft: The Learjet 85 aircraft lives up to its nomenclature with its sleek Learjetlines, legendary performance, and blends the newest technology to deliver an aircraft that will redefine the midsize segment with the largest, fastest and longest range Learjet aircraft to date. With its stand up cabin and superior design this jet can seamlessly fly 3,000 nm (5,556 km) and speeds up to M0.82 (470kts 871km/h. And with its Bombardier Vision Flight Deck offers pilots the most sophisticated cockpit in its class.