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Bombardier Challenger 300 (BD-100-1A10)
Bombardier Challenger 300 - C-FLDD - Business Jet
2008 Bombardier BD-100-1A10 Challenger 300
C-FLDD (sn 20238)
Photo taken Sep. 2009
Kelowna Airport, BC - Canada (YLW / CYLW)
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The Bombardier Challenger 300 is a super-mid-sized jet capable of traversing trans-continental distances. It is not developmentally related to the similarly named Challenger 600-series or the 600-series derived 800-series.

Design and development

The project was launched at the Paris Air Show on July 13, 1999, at which time it was called the Bombardier Continental. The jet was renamed in September 2002, and entered commercial service in January 2004.

Specifications (Challenger 300)

General characteristics
Crew: Two (pilot & co-pilot)
Capacity: Up to 16 passengers (normally 8)
Length: 20.93 m (68 ft 8 in)
Wingspan: 19.46 m (63 ft 10 in)
Height: 6.20 m (20 ft 4 in)
Wing area: 48.5 m² (522 ft²)
Empty weight: 10,591 kg (23,349 lb)
Useful load: 7031 kg (15,501 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 17,622 kg (38,850 lb)
Powerplant: 2× Honeywell HTF7000 turbofan engines, 30.4 kN (6,825 lbf) each

Performance
Maximum speed: 0.82 Mach
Range: 5,741 km (3,100 NM, 3,568 mi) at 0.78 Mach
Service ceiling: 13,716 m (45,000 ft)
Rate of climb: 25.4 m/s (5,000 ft/min) at 17,622 kg (38,850 lb) max gross weight
Wing loading: 359.5 kg/m² (73.52 lb/ft²)

Last updated January 01, 2010
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