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Canadair CL-601 Challenger


Type: Transport
Crew: 3 (4)
Passenger: 16
Manufacturer: Canadair Limited
First Flight: September 17, 1982
Number Procured by Luftwaffe: 7

Powerplant:
Model: General Electric CF34-1A
Type: Turbofan               Number: Two
Thrust: Takeoff: 8,650 lb. (3924 kg.), Maximum: 9,220 lb.

Dimensions:
Height: 20 ft. 8 in. (6.30 m)
Length: 68 ft. 5 in. (20.85 m)
Wing Span: 64 ft. 8 in. (19.65 m)
Wing Area: 450 sq. ft.
  Weights:
Empty: 27,000 lb.
Max. Take-Off: 45,100 lb.
Max. Landing: 36,000 lb.

Performance:
High Speed Cruise: 528 mph (Mach 0.80/459 knots)
Economy Cruise: 489 mph (Mach 0.74/425 knots)
Range at 489mph: 3,000 nautical miles
Landing Distance: 3,000 ft.
Average Fuel Consumption:
   2,000 lb. an hour (306 gallons per hour)

Armaments: N/A

Avionics: N/A


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