Lear 40 Performance, Specifications and Comparisons


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Lear 40

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Bombardier/Learjet began manufacturing The Lear 40 Small Jet in 2002 and continues to do so today. 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. The dimensions make it comfortable for 7 passengers, with the maximum configuration seating 8. The baggage compartment can hold up to 9 bags, assuming your average piece of luggage is less than 5 cubic feet. The Lear 40 has a maximum range (subject to 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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