Bombardier BD-700 Global Express
|LONG-RANGE BUSINESS JET||Virtual Aircraft Museum / Canada / Bombardier|
Programme launched 20 December 1993; Design goal was longest possible range at highest speed from short runway; wide-body fuselage, combining Challenger cabin cross-section with cabin length of Regional Jet; prototype rolled out 26 August 1996; first flight 13 October 1996. First customer delivery of completed aircraft 8 July 1999 to AirFlite Inc of Long Beach, California. Total of 91 aircraft in customer service by 30 September 2002.