Bombardier’s Global 7500 has flown from London City, notable for its steep approach requirements, to Van Nuys, California, in its first non-stop mission between the two cities. The flight, to demonstrate short-field performance and steep approach capabilities, was carried out by the Global 7500’s flight test vehicle FTV5. It was configured with the equivalent weight of a fully-fitted interior, including a stateroom and shower, and 2,400 lb. of additional payload, representing 11 ...

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