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      1906
      2018
    • Length
      21 m
      33 m
    • Height
      4 m
      8 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      38 m2
      59 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      16 m
      26 m
    • Wing loading
      3 kg/m2
      829 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      1
      26
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      12352 kg
      18528 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      154 kg
      575000 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      1 per.
      112 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      1 per.
      400 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      25 km/h
      28165 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      655 km/h
      983 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      23 l
      320000 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      0 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      29 kN/kg
      980 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      0 hp
      60000 hp
    • Thrust
      65 kN
      99 kN
    • Service ceiling
      10000 m
      15000 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      4 km
      40700 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      277 km
      7210 km
    • Endurance
      0 h
      150 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      709 m
      1065 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      1 m/min
      36000 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      1 qt
      18 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      0 qt
      43000 qt
    • Price
      25600000 USD
      38400000 USD

Bombardier Challenger 850

Company

Bombardier Aerospace

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
26.8
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
6.2
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
48.4
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
21.2
95
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
15,440
276,800
Speeds
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
819
3,087
52
 
819
3,087
Power
Thrust (kN)
1.5
 
82
1,914
2 powerplants 41 kN each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
12,500
161,544
Landing roll (m)
20
 
887
2,570
Stat
Price (USD)
41.5
 
32.0 million
750.0 million
First flight 30.08.2006
After leaving Learjet Corporation, Bill Lear dedicated himself solely to the aircraft design. Among other aircraft he designed the 600 LearStar which he offered to various aircraft manufacturers. In 1976 Canadair bought the exclusive rights to this business jet and changed plans. The LearStar 600 that was originally equipped with three jet engines, received two powerful powerplants and diameter of the fuselage was increased so that passengers can move up rather than sit, that comfort was unusual for a business plane at that time. The new aircraft, designated CL-600 Challenger, was also the first mass-produced civilian aircraft with a supercritical airfoil. Developed by NASA in the 1970s, this type of wing, now widely used in commercial aviation, reduces fuel consumption and thus increases the maximum range of a plane.
The first prototype of the Challenger, Avco Lycoming turbojet with ALF 502, had the first flight in November 1978 in Montreal, Canada, followed by two other devices in the following year. Due to an uncontrollable stall during a test flight over the Mojave Desert in April 1980, the first prototype crashed and its pilot died. The Challenger nevertheless receives the required approvals in 1980, but with certain restrictions. Over 80 copies of the CL-600 were still sold. In 1983 an enhanced version of the Challenger CL-601 entered the market after various changes to reduce its weight, and equipped with turbojets General Electric CF-34 – more powerful and reliable engine. It is also distinguished by the addition of blades (winglets) end wing, which is another common innovation today.
Then seventy six CL-600 units were produced. They were equipped with the initial winglets introduced in the CL-601. Twelve of these aircraft, designated CL-600S, were acquired by the Canadian Armed Forces for various uses: CC-144 for transporting officials and medical evacuations, EC-144 for training in electronic warfare and CX-144 as a platform for experimentation.
Better known as a manufacturer of snowmobiles and personal watercraft, as well as railway equipment, the company created its Bombardier Aerospace Division after the acquisition of Canadair in 1986. Under the leadership of Bombardier, Challenger program had a new impulse with the CL -604, a major revision of version 601 which had more powerful engines General Electric CF34-3B, larger tanks, improved soundproofing, a brand new landing gear, improvements to the wings and tail as well as new electronic flight instruments. Introduced in 2006, the Challenger 605 had a completely new avionics and larger windows. The maximum range of the CL 605, which could carry passengers from September to December, was increased to 7400 km.
The Continental Challenger, Challenger 300 is actually a brand new device developed by Bombardier. It occupies a super middle niche i.e. the place between the CL-605 and smaller business aircraft of its Learjet division, acquired in 1990. The initial flight of the Challenger 300 took place in 2001. It was powered by two turbojets AlliedSignal (Honeywell) AS907 with a thrust 3095 kg.
The Challenger is very popular on the civilian market and also has many military and government clients: Germany, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Mainland China, South Korea, Croatia, Denmark, USA (C-143 in the USAF and VC -143 at the Coast Guard), Czech Republic and Switzerland. It is used for maritime patrol and transport aircraft as ambulance.
The name chosen for the CL-600 or Challenger perfectly reflects the innovative aspect of this device in the world of "Bizzjets". The Challenger was the platform from which Bombardier launched another revolution in air transportation or the Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ), originally named Challenger 800. The latest in the family in 2003, but the largest The Challenger 850 is also derived from the Bombardier CRJ 200. Capable of transcontinental flights at a speed of Mach 0.8 cruise, the CL-850 can accommodate up to 15 passengers in its business jet configuration.
To this days more than 1000 unites has been assembled and the family of Challenger has reinvented itself over the years and this popular Bizzjet backlog continues to grow.

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