FrontRunners: Super Fly

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    With the recently unveiled Bombardier Challenger 350 (www.businessaircraft.bombardier.com), the Canadian aircraft manufacturer aims to stay ahead of the performance curve. Bombardier expects to begin delivering the $25.9 million twin-engine super-midsize jet next May. The 350 is powered by the latest Honeywell engines, which enable it to climb faster and fly farther than its predecessor, the Challenger 300. The 350 has a maximum cruise altitude of 45,000 feet and a range of nearly 3,700 miles. Compared to the 300, it also has longer wings (with new winglets), larger windows, and a redesigned interior. The fractional-share provider NetJets (www.netjets.com) will take delivery of the first examples of the 350.

    The 19-passenger copter will have an extended range and features to ensure maximum comfort…
    The jet’s large floor plan allows for the addition of an office and a bedroom…
    The six-seat, twin-engine jet has a reworked interior and upgraded technology…
    The two-seat jet is being developed for both private and military flying…
    The design concept incorporates technology found on Mercedes-Benz automobiles…
    The new improvement to the BBJ private aircraft reduces drag and adds range…
    The company’s design could reduce the flight time between Washington, D.C., and Paris by 3 hours…
    The ergonomic chair promises to make long-range flight much more comfortable…
    The fractional provider recently took delivery of a custom G450LXi, with more on the way…
    The simulated fireplace replicates the heat, sound, and intensity of a real fire…