Bombardier Business Aircraft has signed a contract for the supply of four Challenger aircraft 650 Chinese leasing company Minsheng Financial Leasing co., which in turn will give them financial leasing operator Zetta Jet. Transaction amount was $129.4 million. in prices the year 2016.
Zetta Jet-American operator with headquarters in Los Angeles. Aircraft company based in New York, London, San Jose, Harbin and Singapore. New Challenger 650 will be based in Los Angeles and perform flights between North America and South-East Asian countries.
As we have informed, the main difference between the new Challenger 650 from the previous model Challenger 605 “lies” in the passenger cabin. As is the case with Challenger 350, a partner in the development of the new showroom made NetJets. Entertainment system got a 24 inch monitor the bulkhead as standard equipment, as well as playback of HD content. Bombardier also installed in the cabin of the new, wider seat with full-size headrests. Galley upgraded to 70%, and its facilities can cater for up to 12 passengers.
Other features also. Challenger 650 got a new avionics, upgraded Interior, and more powerful engines. In the cockpit avionics installed Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21, which is incorporated into the architecture of the complex avionics Bombardier Vision. Among the new functionality-multi mode weather radar and synthetic system review data which appear on the kollimatornom indicator Head-Up Display. The new Jet also got more powerful GE Aviation engines CF34-3B with take-off thrust 9220 pounds (4200 kg), which is 5% more than in the basic version. This allows the aircraft to proportionally increase the payload when taking off from short runways. With this range, compared to 605-th model has not changed and is 4000 miles (7400 km).
Updates have increased the price compared to Challenger 605 at $500 thousand to $32.35 million. Launch customer was the NetJets, which moved its firm order 25 Challenger 605 aircraft, made June 11, 2012 year in order for a new business jet, which received the designation Signature Series.
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