Bombardier Challenger 850

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Challenger 800 / 850
Bombardier Challenger 850 C-GWWW at Manchester 2008.jpg
Challenger 850 C-GWWW at Manchester May 2008
Role Business jet
Manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace
Status In production
Unit cost
US$32 million
Developed from Bombardier CRJ200

The Bombardier Challenger 800 is the largest super-mid size business aircraft offered by Bombardier Aerospace. It is based on Bombardier's 50-seat CRJ200LR. The Challenger 850 is the updated, current version.

Design and development[edit]

The Challenger 850 is derived from the Bombardier CRJ200 airliner. It is capable of accommodating 15–19 passengers. The Challenger 850 jet has a transcontinental range and a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.80.

Specifications[edit]

Data from Bombardier website[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 + 1
  • Capacity: up to 14
  • Length: 26.77 m (87 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 21.21 m (69 ft 7 in)
  • Height: 6.22 m (20 ft 5 in)
  • Wing area: 48.35 m2 (520.4 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 15,440 kg (34,039 lb)
  • Maximum ramp weight: 24,154 kg (53,250 lb)
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 24,040 kg (52,999 lb)
  • Maximum landing weight: 21,319 kg (47,000 lb)
  • Maximum zero fuel weight: 19,958 kg (44,000 lb)
  • Typical basic operating weight: 15,702 kg (34,617 lb)
  • Maximum usable fuel weight: 8,289 kg (18,274 lb)
  • Maximum payload (D-E): 4,256 kg (9,383 lb)
  • Payload – full fuel (A-E-F): 162 kg (357 lb)
  • Fuel with maximum payload (A-D): 4,196 kg (9,251 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × General Electric CF34-3B1 turbofan engines, 38.84 kN (8,730 lbf) thrust each 41 kN (9,217 lbf) for take=off in ISA + 8°C (73°F)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach (Vmo) 0.850
  • Cruising speed: 819 km/h (509 mph; 442 kn)
  • High-speed cruise: M0.80 / 850 km/h (528 mph)
  • Long-range cruise speed: M0.74 / 787 km/h (489 mph)
  • Range: 5,206 km (3,235 mi; 2,811 nmi) at M 0.74
(Theoretical range with NBAA IFR Reserves, ISA, 8 pax/2 crew. Actual range will be affected by speed, weather, selected options and other factors.)
  • Service ceiling: 12,500 m (41,010 ft)
  • Balanced field length (SL, ISA, MTOW): 6,305 ft (1,922 m)
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, MLW): 2,910 ft (887 m)
  • Noise Level: Flyover: 78.8, Approach: 92.1, Lateral: 82.4 (EPNdB)

Avionics

See also[edit]

Related development
Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bombardier Challenger 850 Specifications". Canada: bombardier.com. Retrieved 6 April 2012. 

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