Bombardier Challenger 601-3A – Operating Costs, Specifications, and Performance Data

Compare the fixed costs, variable cost, and performance of Bombardier Challenger 601-3A to over 500 jets, turboprops, helicopters and piston aircraft, with accurate data from Conklin & de Decker.

Summary

FULL AIRCRAFT NAME
Bombardier Challenger 601-3A
AIRCRAFT NAME
Challenger 601-3A
AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURER
Bombardier
RANGE
3080 nm
SPEED
459 kts
PASSENGERS
9 people
ACQUISITION COST
$2000000
ENGINES
General Electric CF34-3A 2
AVIONICS
Honeywell Primus Epic (Upgrade)
APU
Standard
WINGSPAN
64.3 ft
IFR CERTIFIED
Yes

Aircraft History

The Challenger 600 series of aircraft originated in 1976, from the LearStar 600, a concept that the founder of Learjet, Bill Lear, presented to Canadair. Canadair was the original builder of the Challenger series of aircraft before Bombardier purchased Canadair.
 
The 601-3A is an upgraded version of the Challenger 601-1A. It is equipped with upgraded GE CF34-3A engines.
 
The 601-3A first flew on September 28, 1986.