Bombardier Business Aircraft and Leggett & Platt, Incorporated of Carthage, Missouri has celebrated a historic milestone in business aviation – the delivery of the 3,000th Bombardier Learjet business jet manufactured, the company said.
The aircraft is also the 100th Learjet 75 jet to be delivered, and the second to join Leggett & Platt´s fleet. Learjet aircraft are renowned worldwide for their sleek ramp appeal and are favored by pilots for their handling characteristics and high-performance.
Learjet aircraft are certified to Part 25 airworthiness standards, the industry´s highest safety standards, applicable to transport category aircraft and commercial airliners.
Founded in 1883, Leggett & Platt is a diversified manufacturer (and member of the S&P 500) that conceives, designs, and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products that can be found in most homes, automobiles, and offices.
The company spans 17 business units, 21,000 employee-partners and 130 facilities located in 19 countries. Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S. producer of bedding components, automotive seat support and lumbar systems, components for home furniture and work furniture, adjustable beds, carpet cushion, high-carbon drawn steel wire, and bedding industry machinery.
Bombardier makes both planes and trains. It is headquartered in MontrÃ©al, Canada.