Bombardier Challenger 300
Bombardier Challenger 300

Bombardier Challenger 300. A photo. Technical specifications

Bombardier Challenger 300 is a passenger aircraft is superior, designed primarily for use in the business aviation sector. Developments Bombardier Challenger 300 aircraft began in late 90-ies of the last century, and was originally planned to use the aircraft as a small passenger aircraft with a capacity of up to 20 people, but later, the plane was reclassified into the category of business aviation.

Bombardier Challenger 300 photo

For the first time, the Bombardier Challenger 300 aircraft project was presented at the International Air Show at Le Bourget in 1999, which caused a lot of positive feedback from businessmen from different countries of the world, because due to its technical characteristics, the new aircraft surpassed a number of existing analogues. The first flight of the Bombardier Challenger 300 took place in the 2001 year, and after another three years, the new aircraft began to be operated by the first customers, among whom were representatives of the business sector of Canada, the United States and several European countries.

Bombardier Challenger 300 photo salon

Given that some time later the aircraft business class very quickly designed, for about 7 years, interest in the Bombardier Challenger 300 almost completely disappeared, however, aircraft produced so far. All release time was made about 240 aircraft Bombardier Challenger 300, some of which is still in operation and is actively used.

The maximum flight range of the Bombardier Challenger 300 is 5673 kilometers, while the cruising speed is 850 km / h, which is lower than the current administrative aircraft, but given the fact that the Bombardier Challenger 300 was developed more than 15 years ago, these characteristics are quite acceptable.

Bombardier Challenger 300 Salon

Decorating business jet cabin can be chosen by the customer, however, representatives of Bombardier's offer already existing options for the layout of administrative aircraft, where, among the standard materials used leather, wood, etc.

One of the major drawbacks of the aircraft Bombardier Challenger 300 is a big fuel consumption - within an hour of flight, spent about 920 liters, while only 8-9 people may be on board the aircraft. Experts suggest that it is because of this factor, the representatives of business circles refuse to use the business jet.

Currently, administrative plane Bombardier Challenger 300 widely used in Europe and Asia. In Russia, the aircraft is not so popular because of the relatively high prices and the marked negative factors.

Specifications Bombardier Challenger 300 aircraft

  • The first flight of Bombardier Challenger-300: 2001 year;
  • Start of production: 2004 year;
  • Crew: 2 pilot;
  • Passenger: 8-9 people;
  • aircraft Length: 20,92 m .;
  • Wingspan: 19,46 m .;
  • Plane Height: 6,2 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 17,622 t .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 870 km / h;
  • Cruising speed: 850 km / h;
  • Ceiling: 13716 m .;
  • Engines: 2 × Honeywell HTF7000;
  • Link: 2 × 30,4 kN;
  • Hourly average fuel consumption: 920 l / h.

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