Global 5500  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 25 June 2020
Maiden Flight: 23 December 2019
Total Production: ?
Origin: Canada
Corporations: Bombardier
Parent System: Bombardier Global
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1998
Total Production: 622
Family Members: Global 5000, Global 6000, Global 6500, Global 7500 and Global 8000
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Description: Bombardier Global is a family of twin-engine, high-speed, intercontinental, widebody business jet intended for long- and ultra long-range routes while offering the highest level of comfort. Bombardier Global belongs to the super-large business jet category and features the widest and most spacious cabin. Bombardier Global includes Global 5000 and Global Express business jets. In addition to VIP transport, the Global is available for military applications such as the United Kingdom ASTOR/Sentinel ground surveillance aircraft which is based on the Global Express.

The Bombardier Global 5500 is a new member of the Global family of business with an estimated range of 5,700 nautical miles (+10,500 kilometers) and high comfort cabin. The aircraft features a re-designed wing and the new Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 engines to achieve an outstanding range and a top speed of Mach 0.9. The Global 5500 ultra-long-range business jet is expected to enter service by the end of 2019.

Global 5500 Specifications

Number of Engines: 2
Max Range: 5,900 nautical mile (6,791 mile)
Top Speed at High Altitude: 0.90 mach (581 KTAS)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Global 5500 News

There are 7 news between
27 May 2018 and 25 Jun 2020
Thursday, June 25, 2020Bombardier Global 5500 Business Jet Enters Service
Monday, December 23, 2019Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Jets Awarded FAA Certification
Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 Engine Receives US Certification
Tuesday, October 15, 2019Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Jets Awarded EASA Certification
Tuesday, September 24, 2019Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Jets Awarded Transport Canada Certification
Monday, May 28, 2018Rolls-Royce Launches Pear Engine Family to Power Ultra-Long-Range Business Jets
Sunday, May 27, 2018Bombardier Launches Global 5500 and Global 6500 Ultra-Long-Range Business Jets

Operators & Related Equipment


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Propulsion Systems
Pearl 15x2
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