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Encyclopedia > Learjet 60
Learjet 60
Role Private jet
Crew 2
First Flight 1991
Manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace
Dimensions
Length 58 ft 7 in 17.88 m
Wingspan 43 ft 9 in 13.34 m
Height 14 ft 6 in 4.44 m
Wing area 264.8 ft 24.6 m
Weights
Empty 14,710 lb 6,641 kg
Maximum takeoff 23,500 lb 10,660 kg
Capacity 8 to 10 passengers
Powerplant
Engines Two Pratt & Whitney 305A jet engines
Thrust 9,200 lb 40.92 kN
Performance
Cruising speed 486 mph 782 km/h
Maximum speed 534 mph 859 km/h
Operating range 2,876 miles 4,628 km
Service ceiling 51,000 ft 15,545 m
Rate of climb 2,158 ft/min 658 m/min
Wing loading 88.7 lb/ft 433 kg/m
Thrust/Weight 0.39 lbf/lb 3.84 N/kg

The Learjet 60 is a private jet manufactured by Bombardier Aerospace.


The Learjet 60 does not have the range for direct transoceanic flights, although it can cross the Atlantic from Newfoundland to the British Isles.


A new Learjet 60 costs around $11 million, although used aircraft can be purchased for around $7 million.

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