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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      23 m
      36 m
    • Height
      6 m
      10 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      75 m2
      114 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      22 m
      35 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
      17708 kg
      26562 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      33656 kg
      50485 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      2 per.
      4 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      6 per.
      10 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      760 km/h
      1140 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      723 km/h
      1085 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
      14243 l
      21365 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
      104 kN
      158 kN
    • Service ceiling
      12435 m
      18654 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      7704 km
      11557 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
      20 m
      2570 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
      480 qt
      720 qt
    • Price
      41600000 USD
      62400000 USD

Bombardier Global Express

TypeAircraft
Company

Bombardier Aerospace

Scheme

Low wing

Monoplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
29.5
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
7.7
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
94.9
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
28.7
95
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
22,135
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
42,070.7
575,000
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
3
112
2-3
Capacity passengers (per.)
1
 
8
400
8 passengers in a typical configuration, up to 19 in high density arrangement
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
950
28,165
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
904
3,087
Fuel
Fuel Capacity (l)
23
 
17,804
320,000
Power
Thrust (kN)
1.5
 
131.2
1,914
2 powerplants 65,6 kN each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
15,544.8
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
9,630.4
40,700
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
600
43,000
Price (USD)
41.5
 
52.0 million
750.0 million
Introduction 2003
First flight 13.10.1996
Following the success of its business jets and Challenger line CRJ (Canadair Regional Jet), Bombardier Aerospace in 1991 began the development of a new business jet combining passenger comfort, high cruise speed (Mach 0.85) and very long range. It had to be able to serve in all types of airports, even those with short runways.

The development project of the new aircraft, called Global, began in 1993 and the first test flight took place in October 1996. Although similar in appearance to the CRJ, Global is very different in its functions and features. The Global was fitted with a new supercritical airfoil and a completely redesigned fin; the unit was powered with two BMW Rolls-Royce BR-710. Entered service in early 1999, the Global aptly was named intercontinental. It could, for example, make direct flights from New York to Tokyo without refueling. The Global Express had an immediate success and almost 150 devices were produced in the following years. The name of the aircraft also reflects the globalization of its production, i.e. various Bombardier Aerospace's facilities in Canada (Montreal and Toronto) and Ireland (Belfast) are used. The main contractor is Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan that builds the wings and center fuselage section. Finally, BMW Rolls-Royce jet engines were manufactured in Germany and avionics included Honeywell originates in the United States and Sextant in France.

The Bombardier Global 5000 is a slightly shorter version presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June 2003. With a capacity of 19 passengers and a range of 9637 km, the Global 5000 can maintain a cruising speed between Mach 0.85 and 0.89 making it along the fastest commercial aircraft in the world Mail. The Global 500 is also holder of several world speed records for intercontinental flights civilians.

In 2003, Bombardier also announced the launch of the Global Express XRS project, an improved version with a higher cruising speed (Mach 0.88) and a battery range of 11 390 km with a fuel tank gland at the base of wings. Model is currently in production, the first flight of XRS was in January 2005 and it entered service in December of the same year.

Nowadays air forces of several states have acquired or ordered Bombardier Global to transport heads of state, senior officers and also for medical evacuations. These include Germany, Botswana, India, Malaysia, Mexico and Swaziland.

The Global also serves as a platform for specialized missions. Thus, the Raytheon Sentinel of the Royal Air Force (RAF) is fitted into the Global to fulfill the role of airborne radar for conflict zone monitoring (Airborne Standoff Radar -ASTOR) to track enemy movements night and day despite the clouds. The Sentinel flight ceiling and long battery life enable a wide monitoring area. Its crew consists of two analysts of images in addition to the pilot and co-pilot. The first copy was delivered to the RAF in 2007 and included the Sentinel conducted in Afghanistan missions.

The USAF also uses the Global as airborne platform for integrated communication (Battlefield Airborne Communications Node - BACN) designated Northrop Grumman E-11A. The Global was selected for its ability to fly at high altitude and for a long time. These features are particularly important in mountainous areas where communications are complicated. The BACN is able to link together various communication systems normally incompatible, both civilian and military. This type of integrated system is especially useful in military operations involving several countries as in the case of coalitions. The military interventions of the United States in Afghanistan and Iraq illustrate the need for such a system.

The main customers of the Global remain the world's corporate and the main area is private transport. The Global has especially many orders from shared ownership network Flexjet - a division of Bombardier business - and the American NetJet owned by billionaire Warren Buffett. Global is also the private plane for many VIP. including the co-founder of Cirque du Soleil and Canada's first space tourist in 2009, Guy Laliberté.

More than 300 Global aircraft have been delivered at the present time, Bombardier is developing the next generation of this aircraft, which will feature the all-new jet engine General Electric TechX or the Global 7000 and 8000 whose entry into service is scheduled for respectively 2016 and 2017. Already famous business jets will no doubt have a promising future.

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