Bombardier C Series aircraft wins 2017 Aviation Week award

Aviation Week Magazine has recognized Bombardier´s C Series aircraft with its 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award,.

The Aviation Week Laureate Awards recognize extraordinary achievements of individuals and teams in aviation, aerospace, and defense.

The C Series aircraft combines cutting-edge aerodynamics, technology, and materials to respond to some of aviation´s most pressing challenges: lowering operating costs, increasing connectivity, and ensuring a more sustainable future.

By using 21st century supercomputing capability, Bombardier has designed an aircraft with one of the highest lift-to-drag ratios in the industry, resulting in optimal performance. In addition, the unique combination of the C Series aircraft and the Pratt & Whitney engine delivers reduced emissions, noise, fuel burn, and ultimately the lowest operating costs.

Montréal, Canada-based Bombardier (TSX: BBD) is a manufacturer of both planes and trains. Together with its subsidiaries, it manufactures and sells transportation equipment worldwide. The company operates in four segments: business aircraft, commercial aircraft, aerostructures and engineering services, and transportation. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, the company posted revenues of USD 16.3bn.