September 15, 2013
Media Advisory: Bombardier CSeries Aircraft to Depart on Maiden Flight Tomorrow
- Media should arrive at Bombardier's Mirabel facility no later than 07:30 EDT
- Live webcast at www.cseriesfirstflight.bombardier.com
starts 09:30 EDT during pre-flight preparations
- Bombardier Aerospace to hold press conference following the first flight
- Photos of the first flight will be available at www.bombardier.com
, cseries.com and via our social media channels. B-roll will be available at bcamediafootage.com
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2013) - Bombardier is pleased to announce that the first CSeries aircraft, flight test vehicle one (FTV1), is set for its maiden flight. The flight is scheduled to depart Montreal-Mirabel International Airport tomorrow morning.
Representatives of the media are invited to participate onsite at Bombardier's Mirabel, Quebec facility or to follow via a live, public webcast at www.cseriesfirstflight.bombardier.com
. Please register using the following link http://events.aero.bombardier.com/CSeries_first_flight
and clicking on the "Register" tab that appears in the menu.
Media who are participating onsite are advised to dress for cold weather, and arrive at Bombardier's Mirabel, Quebec facility no later than 07:30 EDT to gain access to the media viewing area next to the runway.
Access to the Mirabel site will be rigorously controlled. Only registered media representatives and specially invited guests will have access to the site.
Bombardier will hold a press conference to provide additional details approximately one hour after the first flight's completion. Media representatives who have registered may participate onsite at Bombardier's Mirabel facility or online at www.cseriesfirstflight.bombardier.com
. 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 cseries.com and on Bombardier's Twitter channel (@Bombardier_Aero) for news and the latest updates.