Challenger 650 Performance, Specifications and Comparisons


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Challenger 650

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Challenger 650 Exterior


Bombardier began manufacturing The Challenger 650 Large Jet in 2015 and continues to do so today. The cabin measures 28.4 feet long by 8.2 feet wide by 6.1 feet tall giving it a total cabin volume of 1150 cubic feet. The dimensions make it comfortable for 10 passengers, with the maximum configuration seating 16. The baggage compartment can hold up to 16 bags, assuming your average piece of luggage is less than 5 cubic feet. The Challenger 650 has a maximum range (subject to headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 4643 miles and a maximum speed of 541 mph. Common names and abbreviations: Challenger 650, CL-650, CH650.
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  • Category: Large Jet
  • Cabin Volume: 1150 cubic feet
  • Baggage Volume: 115 cubic feet
  • Max Speed: 541 mph
  • Range: 4643 miles
  • Fuel Burn: 358 gph
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Challenger 650 Interior


The Challenger 650 was derived from the Challenger 605 model with improved avionics and 5% additional thrust which increases performance into smaller airports

The Challenger 605 or CL-605, was Introduced at the beginning 2006 as an avionics and structural improvement to the CL-604. The improved version includes larger cabin windows as well as updated cockpit instrumentation with the Collins Proline 21 avionics and electronic flight bag capability.

You can identify this jet by the shape of its rounded tail cone. Bombardier decided to keep the spacious Challenger cabin that has held business travelers over the years. The Challenger 605 allows between 10 to 12 passengers. The measurements for the cabin are 6.1 feet tall, over 7 feet wide and 28.3 feet long.

The improved performance of the Challenger 605 is due to its two General Electric CF34-3B engines, each producing 8,729 lbs of thrust. It can fly over 4,000 nautical miles at a Mach .80 maximum speed. Its maximum takeoff weight is 48,200 lbs.

Challenger 650 Exterior

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