CSeries first flight set for Monday
MONTREAL - Bombardier's long-awaited CSeries commercial jet is set for takeoff on its first flight Monday, nine months behind schedule.
The company said the time of flight will be confirmed 24 hours before it takes place at Mirabel airport, north of Montreal.
Forecasts call for variably cloudy skies, with 20-kilometres-an-hour winds and 30 per cent chance of rain.
Stands have been set up for employees and some suppliers and customers to watch the milestone event. The event will be webcast live at www.cseriesfirstflight.bombardier.com.