Update 17 September
CS100 FTV1 silently touched down at 1623 GMT successfully completing the two and a half hour maiden flight. During the sortie FTV1 reached a height of 12,000 ft and a maximum airspeed of 230 knots.
The flight crew undertook testing including flap and landing gear retractions and extensions, simulated landings, and general validation of the flight control system. Continue reading “Up, up and away! CSeries is Airborne!” »