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History of Bombardier

Bombardier CRJ-900, tail ES-ACC.

Bombardier Inc is a Canadian company established in 1942 and was one of the leading manufacturers of passenger airplanes in the world. It continues to produce luxury business jets. It was founded by Joseph-Armand Bombardier to market his snowmobiles, but later shifted focus to public transport vehicles, such as trains and airplanes. Bombardier grew slowly in the first couple of decades until 1980s, when it was regarded as one of the wold leaders in civil aviation. Bombardier acquired Canadair in 1986. In 1989, Short Brothers was also acquired and a year later, in 1990, Bombardier bought Learjet.

Radiolocation of active aircraft

The active Bombardier aircraft are spotted through an advanced radiolocation. Successful airframe locks and identification are plotted for each month in a table format.

2023: February  •  March  •  April  •  May  •  June  •  July  •  August  •  September  •  October  •  November  •  December
2024: January  • February  •  March

Bombardier models

The following presents a list of Bombardier models, the numbers build and some basic information of the aircraft:

ModelTypeNumbers built
Bombardier Challenger 30019-seat business jet twin-turbofan~800
Bombardier Challenger 60014-seat business jet twin-turbofan1,066
Bombardier Global Express8-seat business jet twin-turbofan816
Bombardier Global 750010-seat business jet twin-turbofan100