Bombardier Challenger 300

March 28, 2011 - 4:10am

More than a month before release of the FY2010/11 financial results by parent company Bombardier, Inc., Bombardier Aerospace released business jet delivery numbers for FY2010/11, and despite an “especially strong” fourth quarter, deliveries for the fiscal year were down, to 143 from 176 in FY2009/10.

November 18, 2010 - 10:46am

The number of business jets in China is set to soar from the current 100 or so to between 700 and 900 by 2019, according to manufacturer projections made at this week’s China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai. Bombardier did its bit to help make this a reality when it announced a $121 million deal for five Challenger 300s from Donghai Jet, which is based in southern China.

October 13, 2010 - 7:07am

Bombardier and Duncan Aviation (Booth No. 6763) have ­extended their authorized service center agreement to include the latter’s newest ­maintenance facility, located in Provo, Utah. Duncan Aviation-Provo joins Duncan Aviation’s full-service ­facilities in Lincoln, Neb., and Battle Creek, Mich., as a ­Bombardier ­authorized service center. Duncan Aviation-Provo began ­operations in early August.

July 8, 2010 - 7:29am

Bombardier BD-100-1A10, Wheeling, Ill., Feb. 24, 2010–The Challenger 300 was substantially damaged when it was struck by a de-icing vehicle while preparing for departure for a Part 91 flight from Chicago Executive Airport. Marginal VMC existed at the time of the accident. Neither pilot on board was injured.

April 28, 2010 - 12:39pm

Silentium Air has received FAA STC approval for its Silentium Air 300 soundproofing system for the Bombardier Challenger 300. According to Nicholas Houseman, the company’s president, the system will “generally reduce overall cabin noise levels by at least three decibels, which approximately represents an average 30-percent reduction in perceived noise throughout the cabin.

December 28, 2009 - 7:51am

Bombardier reported $4.6 billion in revenues for its fiscal third quarter (ending October 31), which is on par with the previous year. However, third-quarter revenues at Bombardier Aerospace fell from $2.3 billion in 2008 to $2.1 billion due to fewer aircraft deliveries, namely a 42-percent drop in business jet shipments. During the quarter, Bombardier delivered 33 business jets versus 57 in 2008.

December 4, 2009 - 3:16am

Bombardier today reported $4.6 billion in revenues for its fiscal third quarter (ending October 31), which is on par with year-ago earnings. However, third-quarter revenues at Bombardier Aerospace fell from $2.3 billion last year to $2.1 billion this year due to fewer aircraft deliveries, namely a 42-percent drop in business jet shipments. During the quarter, Bombardier delivered 33 business jets versus 57 last year.

February 4, 2009 - 9:54am

For the 12th time in as many months Bombardier Aerospace has added a new line maintenance facility (LMF), most recently in Finland. The company has also increased its capability at two existing facilities in Hong Kong and Oregon. Jetflite of Helsinki is Bombardier’s first LMF for Bombardier business aircraft in Finland, providing line maintenance support for Learjets and the Challenger 300, 604, 605 and 850.

October 5, 2008 - 3:11pm

The first of what could be as many as 80 Bombardier Challenger 300 super-midsize jets has entered service with block charter operator XOJet. The airplane features a distinctive interior developed by Bombardier for XOJet. It is on static display at Orlando Executive Airport.

October 5, 2008 - 8:22am

The first of what could be as many as 80 Bombardier Challenger 300 super-midsize jets has entered service with block charter operator XOJet. The airplane features a distinctive interior developed by Bombardier for XOJet. It is on static display at Orlando Executive Airport.

 
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