Birth of a legendary bizjet family

Arguably the most famous name in the bizjet world is ‘Lear Jet’, with the latest variant Learjet (as it is now called) still in production by Bombardier almost 60 years after the original’s first flight. We take a look back at the very early days of the programme with this article from ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News ‘, published on May 21, 1964

 

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