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Questions tagged [bombardier]

A Canadian aircraft manufacturer headquartered in Montréal, producing mainly commercial and business jets. They are also the parent company of Learjet.

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What's the cabin pressure of a Bombardier CRJ-900? [closed]

In terms of altitude (6000, 7000, 8000, etc), what is the cabin pressure in a CRJ-900?
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what are some good examples of regional jets with joined wing configuration [closed]

What are some next generation examples and ideas using a non-traditional wing configuration. specifically are there any historical or future designs using a joined wing design successfully?
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What is the correct procedure for overwing fueling a CRJ200?

I have a question regarding overwing fueling a Canadair CRJ200. Let's say I was pressure fueling and one of the wings started venting fuel on the ground. The Crew Chief determined that I had to ...
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What does the XFR button on the Challenger 300's autopilot panel do?

I'm new to aircraft and currently I'm learning the autopilot system of the Bombardier Challenger 300. I saw the "xfr" button but don't understand what it is for. Can someone explain this to me?
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Were my airplane's wheels under-inflated?

I recently took a flight on a (Lufthansa) Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. As I was about to embark, my eyes caught this image: And the aircraft wasn't even loaded with the passengers yet. If I saw this ...
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What could cause an engine shutdown on a Q400 with CDS codes 732, 907, 915 and 938?

A Bombardier Q400 displays error code 938 on the Central Diagnostics System(CDS), which is attributed to turbomachinery chip detector. An examination shows debris in the detector hitch which is ...
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Does the C series from Bombardier incorporate composite materials into the fuselage and/or wings?

Does the C series from Bombardier incorporate composite materials into the fuselage and/or wings? If so, what material is used, and where is it applied. Because of Airbus's 50% market share in the ...
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How does the Bombardier CSeries compare to existing single-aisle jet-liners?

With news breaking in that Airbus will acquire a large part of Bombardier's CSeries program, I'm curious, just how much better are the new planes from Bombardier compared to single aisle planes like ...
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What do the various lights in the overhead aisle light cluster of a Bombardier Q400 NextGen represent?

I took this picture of an overhead aisle light cluster in a Bombardier Q400 NextGen. Copyright: self I am inquiring about the role of the bottom row of six rectangular lights. From right to left ...
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What is the use of this remove before flight cover on the nose of a Bombardier Global 6000?

I recently saw a Bombardier Global 6000 at my local airport. I was just wondering what the use of this circled remove before flight cover on the nose of the Bombardier Global 6000 is. I never saw such ...
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Where can I find the ground service manuals for the Bombardier BD-700 Global 5000?

I am looking looking for a comprehensive ground service instructions memo/manual for Bombardier BD-700 Global 5000 which deals with the potable water and waste systems and GPU connection. Where can I ...
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What are hydraulically powered and electrically controlled actuators?

I thought that the actuators are hydraulically controlled when the hydraulic fluid changes their position, but some aircraft (Bombardier, for example) has hydraulically powered and electrically ...
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Are direct law command gains monitored for correctness when flight control computer is in normal mode?

This question is specific to Bombardier C-Series aircraft which has three modes: Flight control computer normal mode, FCC Direct mode and REU direct mode: (I am not sure if other aircraft have an ...
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What is a “high-bypass geared turbofan,” and why is it so much more efficient?

According to the article Bombardier’s CSeries Gamble Is Facing Longer Odds, this new plane from Bombardier uses a new engine technology that will improve efficiency over its rival 737 series and A320 ...
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What is a “core lock” on an jet-engine?

This question came up while reading the Wikipedia article on core lock and Pinnacle Flight 3701. If my understanding is right then if for example inner parts of the jet engine heats up that so much ...