MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 27, 2012) - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has received orders for a total of six Learjet 75 business jets from an undisclosed customer. The transaction is valued at approximately $81 million US based on the 2012 list price for typically equipped aircraft.
"The Learjet 75 aircraft is a blend of innovative technology, modern cabin design and legendary Learjet aircraft performance," said Steve Ridolfi, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "We look forward to delivering the first aircraft next year, as Learjet celebrates its 50th anniversary."
Learjet 75 aircraft: The Learjet 75 jet features the pioneering Bombardier Vision Flight Deck with an interior influenced by its bigger stablemate, the Learjet 85 aircraft. This jet will soar above the traffic with a maximum altitude of 51,000 ft. (15,545 m), is capable of flying more than 2,000 nm (3,704 km) and is able to fly non-stop from Montréal to Aspen*.
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* Under certain operating conditions