Certification Marks Major Milestone for Bombardier C Series

Dec 18, 2015

Enterprise Minister Jonathan Bell has welcomed today’s announcement that Bombardier’s C Series aircraft has received its Transport Canada Type Certification following a rigorous testing programme.

Jonathan Bell said: “Certification of the CS100 represents the successful completion of years of design, development and testing of this all-new aircraft, the advanced composite wings for which are designed and manufactured in Northern Ireland.

“I congratulate the whole team at Bombardier and especially Michael Ryan and his staff in Belfast on this marvellous achievement.

“This is a hugely significant development and the last major milestone ahead of the aircraft’s entry into commercial service, which is being planned for the second quarter of 2016.”

Share this Article

Sign up for News

 Enter Code

Latest Features

Ten reasons to invest in Northern Ireland
Invest NI
Feb 07, 2017
Customer satisfaction survey results
Peter Harbinson
Jan 24, 2017
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 – a show not to be missed
Shelley Pinkerton
Dec 13, 2016
The importance of good packaging design
Dr Vicky Kell
Nov 24, 2016