Topeka – On Wednesday, Governor Sam Brownback issued the following statement following a successful test flight of the Learjet 85.
"I congratulate Bombardier Learjet for the successful first flight of the Learjet 85. I wish the company continued success as the program progresses. Kansas is excited to partner with Learjet and the other aviation manufacturers whose groundbreaking programs make Wichita the 'Air Capital of the World.' These industry leaders call Kansas home because of our state’s numerous advantages.
"Many thanks to the Learjet 85 team for its hard work in accomplishing this significant milestone in the program and Bombardier for its continued investment in Wichita."