Bombardier Challenger 850

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Bombardier Challenger 850
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A Challenger 850
Type: Business jet
Design country:

CanadaCanada Canada


Bombardier Aerospace

First flight:

August 30, 2006

Interior of a Challenger 850

The Bombardier Challenger 850 is a business jet of the Challenger series of the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace . The original version of the aircraft was called the Bombardier Challenger 800 .


The Challenger 850 is a modified version of the Bombardier CRJ200 . The Challenger 850 cabin has room for 14-15 comfortable passenger seats, while a CRJ-200 has 50 seats. The cabin height is 1.85 m. With these dimensions, the Challenger 850 is one of the large business aircraft.

The first flight of the Challenger 850 took place in August 2006 at Lufthansa Technik , the other acceptance flights took place during the following six months. The date for the first delivery to a customer was planned for December 2006.

The Challenger 850 family also includes a version called the corporate shuttle, i.e. an equipment variant for corporate or social transport. This variant, which is equipped by Bombardier itself, was also delivered for the first time in 2006.

Technical specifications

Parameter Data
Manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace
span 21.21 m
length 26.77 m
height 6.22 m
Wing area 48.35 m²
Empty mass 19,958 kg (dry weight)
Max. Takeoff weight 24,040 kg
Passengers 15th
crew 2 pilots / 1 travel companion
Max. speed 950 km / h
Range 5,129 km
Max. Range 5,206 km (at Mach 0.74)
Engines 2 × General Electric CF34-3B1
38.84 kN max. Starting thrust
Landing route 887 m
Max. Altitude 12,497 m

Web links

Commons : Bombardier Challenger 850  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. report at flightglobal, English
  2. Technical data Challenger 850