9-Oct-2009 8:59 AM

Bombardier launches extended service programme for dash 8-100 aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft launched (08-Oct-2009) its Extended Service Programme (ESP) to extend the economic life of the Dash 8-100 turboprop to 120,000 flight cycles, from the original design life of 80,000 flight cycles. Launch customer for the Dash 8-100 ESP is Widerøe’s Flyveselskap of Norway. There are an estimated 240 Dash 8-100s in service worldwide. The ESP is expected to add 10-12 years to their usable lives. [more]