Bombardier Challenger 601-3R

The 601-3R is basically a 601-3A model with improved CF34-3A1 engines and both the fuselage tailcone tank and 2000 lb. gross weight increase options of the 601-3A as standard equipment. The major improvement incorporated in the CF34-3A1 engines is the designed airliner-type reliability necessary for its use on Canadair’s RJ regional jetliner version of the Challenger.The aircraft can be RVSM certified when service bulletin SB-601-0484 is complied with.

Direct Cost Per Hour (US Standard)Dollar (US)
Fuel$1,438.4
  Fuel Cost Per Gallon$4.64
  Additive Cost Per Gallon0
  Burn Rate (Gallons Per Hour)310
Maintenance$334
  Labor Cost Per Hour$159
  Parts Cost Per Hour$175
Engine Overhaul$433.33
Thrust Reverse Overhaul13
Miscellaneous Flight Expenses0
  Landing-Parking Fee0
  Crew Expenses0
  Supplies-Catering0
Total Direct Costs$2218.73
Block Speed Statute Miles Per Hour408
Total Cost Per Statute Mile$5.44


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$28,354
  Hull$6,354
  Legal Liability$22,000
Misc. Overhead$79,834
  Training$45,667
  Modernization$31,967
  Nav. Equipment$2,200
Depreciation$132,375
Total Fixed Costs$603,113


Annual Budget (US Standard)Dollar (US)
Number of Seats11
Miles200000
Hours490
Total Direct Costs$1,087,178
Total Fixed Costs$603,113
Total Cost (Fixed & Direct)$1,690,291
  Cost/Hour$3,449.57
  Cost/Statute Mile$8.45
  Cost/Seat Mile$0.77
Total Cost (No Depreciation)$1,557,916
  Cost/Hour$3,179.42
  Cost/Statute Mile$7.79
  Cost/Seat Mile$0.71


Bombardier Challenger 601 3RSpecifications
Fuselage DimensionsUS standard
Length :68.5 (ft)
Height :20.8 (ft)
Wing Span :64.4 (ft)
Cabin Dimensions
Length :28' 3'' (ft)(in)
Height :6' 0'' (ft)(in)
Width :8' 2'' (ft)(in)
Typical Configuration
Crew :
Passengers :11 
Pressurization :8.8 (psi)
Fuel Capacity
Standard :17,695 (lbs)
Standard :2,641 (gal)
Optional :
Optional :
Weight
Max. Ramp :45,250 (lbs)
Max. Takeoff :45,100 (lbs)
Zero Fuel :31,000 (lbs)
Basic Operating :26,250 (lbs)
Max. Landing :36,000 (lbs)
Speed
Vs Clean :123 (kn)
Vso Landing :103 (kn)
Normal Cruise TAS :476 (kn)
Vmo (Max Op) IAS :365 (kn)
Climb
Normal :4,259 (fpm)
Engine Out :1,207 (fpm)
Ceiling :41,000 (ft)
Landing Performance
FAA Field Length :3,300 (ft)
Takeoff Performance
SL ISA BFL :6,050 
5000' +20C BFL :11,094 
Range
Range :3,580 (nm)
Engines
Number of :
Model(s) :CF34-3A1 
CF34-3B 
Thrust (per engine) :8,729 (lbs)
Shaft (per engine) :0 (hp)
Common TBO Hours :6,000 

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