Canadair CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-100 & 200

  • CountryCanada
  • TypeRegional jet airliner
  • Powerplants100 - Two 41.0kN (9220lb) General Electric CF-34-3A1 turbofans. 200 - Two 41.0kN (9220lb) CF-34-3B1s.
  • Performance100 - High speed cruise 851km/h (459kt), typical cruising speed 786km/h (424kt). Range with max payload at long range cruising speed with reserves 1815km (980nm). 200LR - Speeds same. Range with max payload at long range cruising speed and reserves over 3713km (2005nm).
  • Weights100 - Empty 13,236kg (29,180lb), operating empty 13,653kg (30,100lb), max takeoff 21,523kg (47,450lb). 200LR - Empty 13,740kg (30,292lb), operating empty 13,740kg (30,292lb), max takeoff 24,040kg (53,000lb).
  • DimentionsWing span 21.21m (69ft 7in), length 26.77m (87ft 10in), height 6.22m (20ft 5in). Wing area 54.5m2 (587.1sq ft).
  • CapacityFlightcrew of two. Typical one class seating for 50 at four abreast and 79cm (31in) pitch. Max seating for 52. Corporate Jetliner corporate shuttle configurations seat from 18 to 30.
  • ProductionTotal CRJ Series 100/200 orders at late 1998 over 430, of which more than 260 had been delivered. Bombardier plans to increase the CRJ production rate from six per month in late 1998 to 7.5 per month by the northern fall of 1999.

Bombardier's Canadair Regional Jet spearheaded the new 50 seat plane class, and has since turned into a runaway deals achievement.

The Canadair Regional Jet - or CRJ - is intended to offer the high velocity preferences of much bigger planes, with comparable norms of administration while in the meantime offering working matters in profit making, especially over more stage lengths, near that of equivalent size turboprops.

The idea of an extended carrier subordinate of the Challenger is not new, Canadair (now some piece of Bombardier Aerospace) initially mulled over a 24 seat extended improvement of the CL-600 up to 1981. Plan studies for an extended carrier focused around the 601 however were first attempted in 1987, heading Canadair to dispatch the Regional Jet program on March 31 1989. The principal of three improvement airplane took to the skies surprisingly on May 10 1991. Transport Canada certificate was honored on July 31 1992, permitting the first client conveyance to Lufthansa that October.

Significant changes over the Challenger separated from the extended fuselage incorporate another progressed wing upgraded for carrier operations, higher outline weights, EFIS flightdeck with Collins Pro-Line 4 flying suite, new undercarriage, extra fuel limit and marginally all the more capable CF-34 motors.

The first CRJ-100 arrangement - the 100, 100er and 100lr - was expanded by the 200 arrangement (with more effective motors) in 1995. The Series 200 is accessible in standard 200, long extend 200lr with discretionary more noteworthy fuel limit, and the broadened reach Series 200lr (each of the three are offered in B structure with Cf34-3b1s for enhanced hot and elite). Corporate shuttle arrangements are additionally accessible as the Corporate Jetliner and the SE (Special Edition).

The extended, 70 seat CRJ-700 is portrayed independently.

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