Bombardier Challenger 601-1A

The 601-1A model is basically a 600 (refer to Challenger 600) model fitted with winglets and more powerful General Electric CF34-1A engines offering overall improved performance and reliability. Like the 600 model, both APU and thrust reversers are standard. However, the model 600’s optional Branson auxiliary fuel tanks come as standard equipment on the 601-1A. This aircraft can be RVSM certified when service bulletin SB-601-0484 is complied with.

Direct Cost Per Hour (US Standard)Dollar (US)
Fuel$1,289.92
  Fuel Cost Per Gallon$4.64
  Additive Cost Per Gallon0
  Burn Rate (Gallons Per Hour)278
Maintenance$335.31
  Labor Cost Per Hour$159.84
  Parts Cost Per Hour$175.47
Engine Overhaul$433.33
Thrust Reverse Overhaul13
Miscellaneous Flight Expenses0
  Landing-Parking Fee0
  Crew Expenses0
  Supplies-Catering0
Total Direct Costs$2,071.56
Block Speed Statute Miles Per Hour420
Total Cost Per Statute Mile$4.93


Annual Fixed Costs(US Standard)Dollar (US)
Crew Salaries$265,550
  Capt. Salary$148,000
  Co-pilot Salary$87,000
  Benefits$30,550
Hangar Cost$97,000
Insurance$24,097
  Hull$2,097
  Legal Liability$22,000
Misc. Overhead$74,656
  Training$42,621
  Modernization$29,835
  Nav. Equipment$2,200
Depreciation$43,688
Total Fixed Costs$504,991


Annual Budget (US Standard)Dollar (US)
Number of Seats11
Miles200,000
Hours476
Total Direct Costs$986,063
Total Fixed Costs$504,991
Total Cost (Fixed & Direct)$1,491,054
  Cost/Hour$3,132.47
  Cost/Statute Mile$7.46
  Cost/Seat Mile$0.68
Total Cost (No Depreciation)$1,447,366
  Cost/Hour$3,040.68
  Cost/Statute Mile$7.24
  Cost/Seat Mile$0.66


Bombardier Challenger 601-1ASpecifications
Fuselage DimensionsUS standard
Length (ft):68.5 
Height (ft):20.8 
Wing Span (ft):64.3 
Cabin Dimensions
Length (ft/in):28' 3''
Height (ft/in):6' 3''
Width (ft/in):8' 3''
Typical Configuration
Crew:
Passengers:11 
Pressurization (psi):8.8 
Fuel Capacity
Standard (lbs):16,420 
Standard (gal):2,451 
Optional (lbs):17,635 
Optional (gal):2,632 
Weight
Max. Ramp (lbs):43,250 
Max. Takeoff (lbs):43,100 
Zero Fuel (lbs):29,500 
Basic Operating (lbs):25,900 
Max. Landing (lbs):36,000 
Speed Knots
Vs Clean:123 
Vso Landing:103 
Normal Cruise TAS:442 
Vmo (Max Op) IAS:365 
Climb
Normal (fpm):4,200 
Engine Out (fpm):1,048 
Ceiling (ft):41,000 
Landing Performance
FAA Field Length (ft):3,550 
Takeoff Performance
SL ISA BFL:5,700 
5000' +20C BFL:10,100 
Range (Nautical Miles)
Range (nm):3,450 
Engines
Number of:
Model(s):CF34-1A 
CF34-3A 
Thrust (lbs per Engine):8,650 
Shaft (hp per Engine):
Common TBO Hours:6,000 

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