After years of development, production, ground tests, flight tests, and route proving, the first Bombardier C Series CS100 is headed home from Montreal with Swiss International Air Lines tomorrow. The first of 30 CS100s destined for SWISS, HB-JBA will enter revenue service on 15 July.
Take a look at the C Series CS100 with us and track its delivery flight beginning at 1000 UTC/0600 local time from Montreal on 30 June. Track the flight using a variety of filters:
• Registration: HB-JBA
• Callsign: SWR7535
• Aircraft type code: BCS1
• Routing: YMX-DUB-ZRH
The first revenue flight for HB-JBA on 15 July will be LX638 from Zurich to Paris. It will also initially fly between Zurich and Budapest, Manchester, and Prague with additional destinations being added later in the summer.
The Bombardier C Series CS100
Inside the CS100
Swiss’ CS100s feature 125 seats in 2-3 configuration, with 20 business class and 105 economy class seats.
On the Flight Deck
The fly-by-wire C Series CS100 has a four main-screen glass flight deck and a HUD for each pilot as well. Bombardier opted for a sidestick for the C Series.
The CS100 is powered by two Pratt and Whitney PW1500G geared turbofan engines. Each engine is capable of 19,000 lbf (85 kN) of thrust.
Tracking the C Series
Track the CS100 and its larger stable mate, the CS300, on Flightradar24.
CS100 type code BCS1
CS300 type code BCS3
We’re looking forward to tracking even more C Series aircraft in the years to come.