August 1, 2014
Liebherr-Aerospace delivers first flight test bed components for Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 business jet
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS has delivered the first set of bleed air system components for the engine flight test bed of the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft program, Bombardier’s latest ultra long-range business jets. The testing activities will be performed on GE Aviation Passport engine. Bombardier has selected Liebherr’s center of excellence for air management systems to develop and supply the bleed air, the cabin pressure control, the air-conditioning, the wing anti-ice and the fuel tank inerting air preparation systems. The qualification tests are currently performed at Liebherr-Aerospace’s test center in Toulouse.