Bombardier Challenger 850

The Bombardier Challenger 800 was the largest super-midsize business jet offered by Bombardier Aerospace. It is based on Bombardier's 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 LR. The Challenger 850 was the updated version, produced from 2006 to 2015. This aircraft is no longer for sale.[3]

Challenger 800 / 850
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Challenger 850 taking off
Role Business jet
Manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace
First flight 30 August 2006
Status Active
Primary user VistaJet
Produced 2006-2015[1]
Unit cost
US$31.981 million (2013)[2]
Developed from Bombardier CRJ200

Design and developmentEdit

 
corporate interior

The Challenger 850 is derived from the Bombardier CRJ200 airliner. It is capable of accommodating 12–16 passengers. The Challenger 850 jet has a transcontinental range and a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.80.

SpecificationsEdit

Data from Bombardier website[4]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2 + 1
  • Capacity: up to 16
  • 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
  • Cruise 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 (41,000 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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bombardier Challenger 850". 2016-05-13.
  2. ^ "Business Airplanes" (PDF). Business & Commercial Aviation. Aviation Week. May 2013.
  3. ^ "Discover our jets".
  4. ^ "Bombardier Challenger 850 Specifications". Canada: bombardier.com. Retrieved 6 April 2012.

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