June 9, 2014
Overview including differentiating features from other aircraft in its category
The Global XRS was the third of 4 business jet aircraft models built by Bombardier to compete in the new ultra-long range large-cabin market. The Global XRS filled the top-end of the Bombardier product line. The ultra-long range market is defined as a new group of large cabin business jets that can fly 5,000 nm or greater. Of the 4 business jets that Bombardier has built, the Global XRS has the longest range at 6,305 nm.
As of July 2013, the Global XRS market is comprised of 100% pre-owned. The percentage for sale is 11.3% with 89% under an exclusive broker agreement and average days on the market is 327 days.
The Global Express XRS (BD 700-1A10) is an improved version of the original Global Express aircraft, offering higher cruise speed, increased range, and improved cabin layout and lighting. It is reported that the letters have no significance, but were chosen simply to improve ...