09:41 (13:41 UTC) October 22, 2018 - Quebec, Canada - by Sylvain Faust for Fliegerfaust
UPDATE: 14:25 (18:25 UTC) - It is happening at the moment... see image at bottom of article
Today is the acceptance flight with Delta Airline on-board the company first Airbus A220 (aka Bombardier CSeries).
Airbus and Delta representative will be flying this aircraft to confirm its manufacturing quality and that its performances are as specified, that all systems are working, including its new in-flight entertainment (IFE) system. The A220 is the first one delivered with Internet access in flight to the passengers.
This first Delta A220 is manufacturer serial number (MSN) 50020. It is the 20th A220-100 (aka CS100) made.Aircraft with a MSN starting with "55" are A220-300 (CS300) and each have their own serial sequence.
The delivery ceremony is this Friday, October 26, 2018 at Mirabel Airport, Airbus A220 manufacturing facility.
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Sylvain Faust, Fliegerfaust
UPDATED 14:25 (18:45 UTC)
Delta First A220 Client Acceptance Flight as of 14:25 (18:25 UTC) today