Bombardier announced in March that it will develop testing for the steep approach certification on the Challenger 350. The aircraft will be able to land at a steep angle of 5.5 degrees on short and difficult to access runways. To conduct the tests, the aircraft manufacturer took the Challenger 350 to carry out several landings and take-offs from and to London City Airport to demonstrate its operational capabilities. Final certification is expected later this year. As soon as certification is in place, the current jet owners will be able to visit one of Bombardier’s many service centers to install the steep approach capability system.
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