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Global 8000  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2019
Maiden Flight: 2017
Total Production: 48
Unitary Cost: USD$65 million
Origin: Canada
Corporations: Apparatebau Gauting, Arrowhead Products, Bombardier*, Liebherr, Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems, Messier-Bugatti, Parker Aerospace and Rockwell Collins   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: Bombardier Global
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1998
Total Production: 604
Family Members: Global 5000, Global 6000 and Global 7000
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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 8000 is an ultra long-range large business jet with a superior cabin and dominant 7,900 nautical miles range. It features a three-zone cabin, a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.9, and a cruise speed of Mach 0.85 being capable of non-stop flights between Sydney-Los Angeles, Hong Kong-New York and Mumbai-New York with eight passengers. GE Aviation will supply the TechX/Passport 16,500-lb thrust engine to power this new jet. The Global 8000 was launched in October 2010 and its entry into service is scheduled for 2017.

Global 8000 Specifications

Number of Engines: 2
Passengers: 8
Performance
Max Range: 7,900 nautical mile (9,093 mile)
Speed
Cruise Speed: 0.85 mach (1,016 kph)
Top Speed at High Altitude: 0.90 mach (581 KTAS)
Volume
Cabin Volume: 2,236 cu ft (63 metric ton)
Weight
Max Takeoff Thrust: 33,000 pound
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Global 8000 News

There are 14 news between
16 Oct 2010 and 30 Dec 2014
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014GE Passport Engine for Bombardier Global 7000/8000 Begins Flight-Testing
Friday, January 31, 2014Bombardier Secures Order for Eight Global Business Jets
Tuesday, June 18, 2013Undisclosed Customer Orders 12 Bombardier Global 8000 Business Jets
Tuesday, November 27, 2012VistaJet Places Order for up to 142 Bombardier Global Business Jets
Friday, September 28, 2012Bombardier Secures Orders for Eight Business Jets
Bombardier Secures Orders for Five Global Business Jets
Saturday, June 30, 2012Undisclosed Customer Orders Three Global 6000 and Five Global 8000 Jets
Monday, October 10, 2011Seven New Suppliers Sign On for Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 Jet Program
Tuesday, June 21, 2011AVWest Orders Four Bombardier Global 7000 and Two Global 8000 Business Jets
VistaJet Places Firm Order for 10 Bombardier Global 8000 Jets

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Australia2
Aircraft ordered by AVWest (2)
Switzerland16
Aircraft ordered by VistaJet (16)
United States of America10
Aircraft ordered by NetJets (10)

Grand Total 283
Propulsion Systems
Passportx2
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