Media Advisory: Bombardier Targets September 16 for CSeries Aircraft Maiden Flight

– Live webcast of the first flight will be available at
– Bombardier Aerospace to hold press conference following the first flight
– Photos of the first flight will be available at, and via our social media channels. B-roll will be available at

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – September 16, 2013) – Pending optimal weather conditions and aircraft readiness, the first flight of the CSeries aircraft, flight test vehicle one (FTV1), is expected to take place on Monday, September 16, 2013. More precise timing will be confirmed approximately 24 hours prior.

Representatives of the media are invited to participate onsite at Bombardier’s Mirabel, Quebec facility or to follow the event via a live, public webcast at Please register by following this link and clicking on the “Register” tab that appears in the menu.

Access to the Mirabel site will be rigorously controlled. Only registered media representatives and specially invited guests will have access to the site.

Press Conference

Bombardier will hold a press conference to provide additional details approximately one hour after the first flight’s completion. Representatives of the media that have registered may participate onsite at Bombardier’s Mirabel facility or online at Questions submitted online by registered media only will be addressed. Due to the expected volume of queries, questions submitted via Twitter or other social media channels will not be addressed at that time.

Follow us on the CSeries Hub at and on Bombardier Aerospace’s Twitter channel (@Bombardier_Aero) for news and the latest updates.

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.

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Notes to editors

Photos of the first flight will be available at, and via our social media channels. B-roll will be available at

Additional information on the CSeries aircraft program is available at

Follow @Bombardier_Aero on Twitter to receive the latest news and updates from Bombardier Aerospace.

Bombardier, CSeries and The Evolution of Mobility are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

Marc Duchesne
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft

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