Price and Operating Costs
A new Bombardier Challenger 300 has a list price of $12,000,000. Based on 400 flight hours per year the Bombardier Challenger 300’s total annual variable costs are $1,456,829 and total fixed costs are $950,271 for an annual budget of $2,407,100. Which gives the Bombardier Challenger 300 an hourly cost of $6,018 per hour.
Specifications and Performance
The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a 2-person crew and can carry up to 8 passengers. The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a seats full range of 3,065 nm and a maximum cruise speed of 470 kts. The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a normal cruise speed of 459 kts and a long-range cruise of 459 kts. The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a ferry range of 3,340 nm. The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a rate of climb of 5,000 ft/min and a max certified altitude of 45,000 ft. The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a Balanced Field Length (takeoff) of 4950 ft with the following landing field lengths: FAR-91 of 2,370 ft, FAR-135 of 2,962 ft, and FAR-121 of 3,951 ft. The Bombardier Challenger 300 has a cabin width of 7.17 ft, cabin height of 6.08 ft, and a cabin length of 23.7 ft. The Bombardier Challenger 300’s wingspan is 63.8 ft and the fuselage is 68.6 ft.
The Challenger 300, formerly known as the Continental, is Bombardier's entry into the super-mid-sized battle for supremacy. It is a transcontinental range eight-seat corporate jet, which sits in the company's model lineup between the Learjet 60 and Challenger 600 series.
The Challenger 300’s 860-cubic-foot cabin volume provides true double-club seating for eight passengers. It has Honeywell HTF 7000 engines, giving the Continental 20 percent more range than the leading mid-size business jet and a Collins Pro Line 21 avionics suite.
The aircraft was certificated in 2003.