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Bombardier Learjet 55

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13th July 2013
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Aircraft Data

The 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.

Summary data for Bombardier Learjet 55 -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA197914714024 - 10


2 x Garrett TFE 731 (3500 - 4750 lbf) turbofan engines.

The 55 uses TFE731-3A engines that produce 3700lb thrust.


Dimensions for Bombardier Learjet 55 -
Length55 ft. 1 in.
Wing Span43 ft. 9 in.
Height14 ft. 9 in.
Empty Weight12,858 lbs.
Max Weight21,000 lbs.


Performance of Bombardier Learjet 55 -
Max Speed477 kts
Cruise Speed420 kts
Ceiling51,000 ft.
Normal Range2,000nm
Max Range2,400nm (With 4 passengers and reserves.)

Updated 6th December 2008

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