Global 7000 FTV2 test aircraft suffers in-flight engine flameout
C-GBLB - FTV2 - Might have been the "first" engine built... remember the CSeries FTV1 Engine problem?
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Flightglobal BY: KATE SARSFIELD
A Bombardier Global 7000 flight-test aircraft made an emergency landing on 15 August when the right GE Passport engine experienced an in-flight flameout, according to an incident report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
The ultra-long-range business jet – the second flight-test article with the registration C-GBLB – was flying at 41,000ft when the incident occurred at 17:38 local time,156nm (290km) from the Bombardier flight-test centre at Wichita airport, Kansas.
he NTSB says the flameout was preceded by "high vibration and high inter-turbine temperature readings". The flightcrew declared an emergency and carried out a single engine landing in Wichita, without further event, it says.
Bombardier is now reviewing the data "and troubleshooting the...
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