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Flying Colours installs stone floor in Global 5000

Sept. 9, 2010, Peterborough, Ont. - Flying Colours Corp. recently completed work on the installation of a stone floor in a Bombardier Global 5000 business Jet.


September 9, 2010
By Carey Fredericks

The new aircraft
was flown from the Bombardier Global Completion Center in Montreal to Flying Colours for the
modification and then overseas to the end user. The List Components & Furniture GmbH manufactured
Stone Floor was installed in the entry/galley area, forward lavatory, and aft lavatory area of the Global
5000 business jet owned by an international client. This new and cutting edge process see the granite get
cut into 2.5mm slices and attached to a lightweight backplate, which gives it high elasticity without
losing the necessary floor-loading requirements.

The floor is custom engineered to fit a specific area and
sealed to prevent liquids from penetrating the stone. The installation was carried out at Flying Colours
Peterborough, Ontario facility. Flying Colours has seen an escalation in the demand for its refurbishment
services among Global Express owners and sees this market as having major growth potential.