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Aircraft DataThe Learjet is a light business jet developed from the designs of Bill Lear, it entered production in 1963 and has become the worlds best selling range of corporate aircraft.
The Learjet 55 is a mid-size medium range business jet. The 55 was made by marrying the 'longhorn' wing of the series 28/29 with a new 10 seater fuselage. The 55 was improved gradually with digital flightdeck, better wings and more fuel tankage.
|Country of origin||First flight||No. built||No. in service||Crew||Passengers|
|USA||1979||147||140||2||4 - 10|
2 x Garrett TFE 731 (3500 - 4750 lbf) turbofan engines.
The 55 uses TFE731-3A engines that produce 3700lb thrust.
|Length||55 ft. 1 in.|
|Wing Span||43 ft. 9 in.|
|Height||14 ft. 9 in.|
|Empty Weight||12,858 lbs.|
|Max Weight||21,000 lbs.|
|Max Speed||477 kts|
|Cruise Speed||420 kts|
|Max Range||2,400nm (With 4 passengers and reserves.)|
Updated 6th December 2008Show using: Metric | Imperial
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