Bombardier extends Learjet maintenance intervals

February 04, 2019
Written by Wings Staff
Bombardier Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft operators can now benefit from lengthened intervals between recurring major powerplant inspections, which have been extended from 3,000 to 3,500 engine hours. This announcement comes as Bombardier’s fleet of Learjet aircraft has surpassed the 25 million flight-hour mark. The first Learjet business aircraft entered service in 1964.

“The Learjet platform is designed to deliver immediate returns as a business productivity tool. Reliability and longevity are two of the reasons customers among Fortune 500 companies continue to choose Learjet as the most trusted light jet platform,” said Peter Likoray, senior VP, worldwide sales and marketing, Bombardier Business Aircraft.

The Learjet 70 and the Learjet 75 aircraft are certified to Part 25 airworthiness standards, applicable to transport category aircraft and commercial airliners.

Bombardier recently announced a Garmin G5000 avionics upgrade for the Learjet family, allowing customers to optimize their routes while also paving the way for future technological enhancements. The upgrade will be offered as forward and retrofit for in-service Learjet aircraft.

Since acquiring the Learjet Corporation in 1990, Bombardier has introduced a eight new models, including the Learjet 75 aircraft, which entered service in 2013.

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