Lear 55 Performance, Specifications and Comparisons


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Lear 55

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The Lear 55 Medium Jet was manufactured by Learjet Inc between 1981 and 1993. The cabin measures 13.7 feet long by 5.9 feet wide by 5.7 feet tall giving it a total cabin volume of 407 cubic feet. The dimensions make it comfortable for 8 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 55 has a maximum range (subject to headwinds, high altitude, hot temperatures, or higher capacity) of 2346 miles and a maximum speed of 527 mph. Common names and abbreviations: LR-55, LR55, LR-55, Learjet.
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  • Category: Medium Jet
  • Cabin Volume: 407 cubic feet
  • Baggage Volume: 60 cubic feet
  • Max Speed: 527 mph
  • Range: 2346 miles
  • Fuel Burn: 188 gph
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Lear 55 Interior


This is a low-wing medium jet manufactured by Gates Learjet. It had its first flight on April 19th of 1979 and was introduced to the market on March 18th of 1981. Production ran until 1993 with a total of 147 jets delivered.

It has a maximum speed of 541 mph and 9145m at 30,000ft and has a cruise speed of 462mph and 14935m at 49,000ft. Has a length of 55 ft 1 in (16.80 m) and a height of14 ft 8 in (4.48 m), this makes it optimum for a crew of 2 pilots and 10 passengers. This model has seven variants: Learjet 54, Learjet 55, Learjet 55B (a better take-off performance and a higher range), Learjet 55C (increase in stability), Learjet 55C/ER (extended-range), Learjet 55C/LR, Learjet 56

It is used for private transportation by: República Dominicana (Servicios Aéreos Profesionales), because its superior and classic design is excellent for VIP and executive transportation

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