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Bombardier Delivers Fifth Global Business Jet to Saab

Bombardier has announced the recent arrival of a fifth Global business jet at Swedish defense supplier Saab's Linköping, Sweden, location, ready for conversion into Saab's Airborne Early Warning and Control solution known as GlobalEye. The aircraft was delivered from Bombardier's Toronto manufacturing site and underwent interior completions at Flying Colours Corp. in Peterborough, Ontario, prior to arriving in Sweden."Bombardier Global aircraft are ideally suited for conversion into specialized assets, and we are recognized around the world for our collaborative, flexible approach and unparalleled expertise," said Steve Patrick, Vice President, Specialized Aircraft, Bombardier. "Our Global 6000 aircraft and increasingly its successor, our Global 6500 aircraft, are known as the go-to platforms for high-altitude, long-endurance missions that require significant payload capability with ample available power, hosted on a reliable platform featuring advanced avionics and systems technology. Bombardier's signature smooth flight technology provides a comfortable environment for operators and highly stable platform for sensors."Saab is a global defense and security company and has been a partner of the Canadian military for over 30 years.The GlobalEye aircraft completed its maiden flight in early 2018 and three have since been delivered from Saab to the customer.Fellow Canadian company Flying Colours Corp. supports Saab through the introduction of a functional interior for the mission system operators."Designing a special mission interior necessitates an intelligent approach, ingenuity and imagination," said Sean Gillespie, Executive VP for Flying Colours Corp. "Our work with Saab showcases the high levels of technical expertise delivered by our experience, knowledge and the exceptional talent within our team."
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