The ministry of transport of Canada (Transport Canada) has issued the certificate of type on a two-engine business jet of middle class of Bombardier Challenger 650, the producer reports. It is expected that deliveries of airplanes will begin in 2015 — according to the AIN edition, with semi-annual delay.
Challenger 650 has been presented in October of last year at an exhibition of business aircraft of NBAA to the USA. The car is developed on the basis of earlier business jet of Challenger 605 entering into Challenger 600 family.
Unlike the predecessor the new airplane is equipped with more comfortable salon. In particular, he has received wider passenger seats.
Bombardier Challenger 650 has also received more perfect avionics: the onboard Vision Flight Deck complex on the basis of a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion package.
The airplane is equipped with two GE CF34-3B MTO turbo-fan engines with take-off draft of 4,182 t — 5% more powerfully than the power unit for Challenger 605.
According to the standard specification the business jet contains the 10th pass. At a full load range of its flight makes 7408 km. Cruiser flying speed of 870 km/h.
As earlier it was reported, the starting customer on new type was the American business operator NetJets who has signed the firm contract for 25 boards and has received an option for 50 pieces.
The catalog cost of Challenger is 650 — 33,25 million dollars. Business jets of the range Dassault Falcon 2000 are considered as the main competitors of the airplane.
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