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July 24, 2012 15:30 ET

Global 6000 Jet Continues its World Tour With China Showcase

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - July 24, 2012) - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the Global 6000 jet featuring the Vision Flight Deck will premiere in Shanghai for the Chinese chapter of its world tour, with a four day visit including stops in Beijing, Hong Kong and Chengdu from July 28 - July 31, 2012.

"China's appetite for business aviation is strong and will continue to increase. According to our market forecast, China is expected to see a 13 per cent year-on-year growth* in business jet deliveries, from 2012 to 2031," said Michael Han, Regional Vice President, Sales, China, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "Our strong presence at recent air shows in Shanghai and Hainan, coupled with the inaugural showing of our Global 6000 jet in China, gives our customers, existing and prospective, a chance to experience firsthand our market-leading aircraft."

Tour dates

  • July 28 - Shanghai
  • July 29 - Beijing
  • July 30 - Hong Kong
  • July 31 - Chengdu

Vision Flight Deck: A breakthrough in business aviation, the Vision Flight Deck is designed to deliver a completely new cockpit experience. By combining the best in technological advancements with superior designer aesthetics, it provides pilots flying Bombardier's Global aircraft an unprecedented level of control and comfort. The Vision Flight Deck introduces the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite, providing an integrated flight deck to ensure interoperability between systems.

Pro Line Fusion for the Vision Flight Deck on Global aircraft features four high-resolution 15-inch diagonal active matrix liquid crystal displays (LCD) arranged in a T-shape working in concert with the Head-up Guidance System (HGS™), personalized formats of display information, an electronic checklist, maps with graphical flight planning, an integrated cursor control panel, a Synthetic-Enhanced Vision System, paperless operation enabled by Dual Electronics Charts, a Future Air Navigation System (FANS), Controller-Pilot Datalink Communication (CPDLC), a Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) and a MultiScan™ Weather Detection system.

Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 business jet features the largest cabin of any purpose-built corporate aircraft - offering more cabin volume and more floor space than its closest competitor. No other business jet in the ultra long-range segment matches the high-speed range capability delivered by this aircraft. Offering the ultimate in cabin comfort, this impressive jet can link Shanghai-San Francisco non-stop with eight passengers and three-to-four crew**.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, we posted revenues of $18.3 billion USD. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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*13 per cent Compound Annual Growth Rate based on deliveries from 2012 until 2031

**Under certain operating conditions

Bombardier, Global, Global 6000, The Evolution of Mobility and Vision Flight Deck are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

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