Lear 40 Performance, Specifications and Comparisons


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Lear 40

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The Lear 40 Small Jet has been manufactured by Bombardier/Learjet since 2002 and is currently in production. The cabin measures 17.7 feet long by 5.1 feet wide by 4.9 feet tall giving it a total cabin volume of 363 cubic feet making it comfortable for 7 passengers, with the maximum configuration seating 8. The baggage compartment can hold up to 9.3 bags assuming your average piece of luggage is less than 5 cubic feet. The Lear 40 has a maximum range (not including headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 1860 miles and a maximum speed of 526 mph. Common names and abbreviations: LR-40, LR40, LR-40, Learjet 40.
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  • Category: Small Jet
  • Cabin Volume: 363 cubic feet
  • Baggage Volume: 65 cubic feet
  • Max Speed: 526 mph
  • Range: 1860 miles
  • Fuel Burn: 211 gph
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Lear 40 Interior


This is a small jet with two Honeywell TFE731-20AR engines manufactured by Bombardier Aerospace. Its first flight was on August 31st of 2002 and was introduced officially to the market in January of 2004 with a purchase price of US $9,500,000.

It has a maximum speed of 865 km/h (534 mph, 464 kn, Mach .81) and has a cruise speed of 852 km/h (457 kn, 526 mph). It has a length of 16.93 m (55.56 ft) and a height of 4.31 m (14.13 ft), this makes room for a crew of 2 and 7 passengers. This model was designed from the highly successful Learjet 35 model but has better performance than its predecessor.

It Is used for government transportation by: El Salvador, Montenegro, Luxembourg, Peru and Ireland.

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