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Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)


Twin-Engined Business Jet (1980)


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Image from official Bombardier marketing materials; Challenger 650 pictured.

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Over 1,000 Challenger 600 series business jets have been produced to date by the Canadian aerospace company Bombardier.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 06/10/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

June 2020 - The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is planning to purchase two Challenger 650 aircraft.

Specifications



Service Year
1980

Origin
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Canada

Status
ACTIVE
In Active Service.
Crew
2

Production
1,066
UNITS


Bombardier Aerospace - Canada
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
BizJet
Used in roles serving the business aviation market, primarily VIP and regional travel.
VIP Service
Used in the Very-Important-Person (VIP) passenger transport role, typically with above-average amenities and luxuries as standard.


Length
68.6 ft
(20.90 m)
Width/Span
64.0 ft
(19.50 m)
Height
20.7 ft
(6.30 m)
Empty Wgt
27,150 lb
(12,315 kg)
MTOW
48,281 lb
(21,900 kg)
Wgt Diff
+21,131 lb
(+9,585 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Bombardier Challenger 600 production variant)
Installed: 2 x General Electric CF34-3B turbofan engines developing 9,220lb of thrust each.
Max Speed
565 mph
(910 kph | 491 kts)
Ceiling
41,010 ft
(12,500 m | 8 mi)
Range
4,604 mi
(7,410 km | 13,723 nm)


♦ MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030


(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the Bombardier Challenger 600 production variant. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database. View aircraft by powerplant type)
None.


CL-600 - Base Series Designation.
CL-600S
CC-144
CE-144
CX-144
CL-601
CL-601-1A
CL-601-1A/ER
CL-601-3A
CL-601-3A/ER
CL-601-3R
CL-601S - Fitted with General Electric CF34-3A2 turbofan engines.


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