James Bond jet completes phase one flight testing
July 8, 2011, 02:35 pm
The BD-Micro Technologies' FLS Microjet, better known as the James Bond jet, met or exceeded all performance expectations during Phase 1 flight testing, according to General Aviation News. The BD-5J will now be available as a completely integrated airframe, avionics and powerplant systems package.The company is currently taking orders for the new jet.
The Microjet has been in the works since the 1970s and will feature the company's new all digital dual-display instrument panel, solid-state triple bus redundant electrical system and HOTAS controls.
Safety improvements on the jet have a wing design that improves stall characteristics, possibly reducing the number of pilots life insurance claims, the media outlet reports. There will also be a fuselage that isolates vital safety equipment from the cockpit. The plane will include professional grade systems and features which are designed to meet the needs of the serious pilot.
The aircraft is a fully developed production airplane that the builder will assemble under the guidance and supervision of the FLS Microjet Builder Assistance Program. This program will help ensure that the aircraft will be assembled properly.
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