Bombardier Rolls Out New CF34-8-powered CRJ1000 Aircraft
QUEBEC, CANADA-- Bombardier unveiled its first CF34-8C5A1-powered CRJ1000 aircraft during a special ceremony at its headquarters in Montreal, Canada last week.
The 100-seater CRJ1000 Next Gen aircraft is the largest member of Bombardier's CRJ family and is designed for medium-haul routes. Bombardier has attracted 49 firm orders from Brit Air and Air Nostrum. Both airlines were recognized as the aircraft's launch customers during the ceremony on December 14.
The CF34-8C5A1 engine that powers the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft engine is the newest CF34-8 variant. More than 1,900 CF34-8 engines are in service on Bombardier's CRJ700 (CF34-8C5B1) and CRJ900 (CF34-8C5) and EMBRAER's 170/175 (CF34-8E5) aircraft. The engines have accumulated more than 19 million flight-hours and 14 million cycles.
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