March 16, 2010
It’s been said that those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it. While many aircraft manufacturers have endeavored to build composite business jets, Bombardier has taken a different approach to ensure the success of the Learjet 85 program. We are applying vital lessons learned to avoid mistakes others have made in the past and are using a practical approach based on solid planning, design and implementation.
We invite you to learn how we have addressed the unique challenges of composite materials to build the future of business aviation by reading the article from Flying Magazine.
Learjet takes a gamble with its new Model 85, built entirely from composite materials, and so far it looks like a winning bet.
J. Mac McClellan, Editor-in-Chief, FLYING Magazine
To read the full article, please visit: www.flyingmag.com/mid-size-jets/learjets-composite-airframe-bet
The aircraft is currently under development and the design and the design tolerances remain to be finalized and certified. The aircraft is subject to change during the course of the design, manufacture and certification process. The statements about performance, design, design tolerances and the images shown in this document are solely based on projections and forecasts and are subject to change without notice. All competitive data is based upon public information derived from third party sources. This document and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer, commitment, representation or warranty of any kind with respect to the aircraft. The actual configuration and performance of the aircraft shall be subject of a purchase agreement between the buyer and Learjet.