Bombardier Global Express

Global Express
Bombardier Global Express
Description:   Built by Bombardier and originally flown for the first time in 1996, the Global express has two variants: Global Express XRS and the Global 5000.   The Global Express series aircrafts are considered Ulta-Long Range Business Jets.  The Global express shares the same                fuselage cross section as the CRJ series aircrafts.  The aircraft features a supercritical wing, two BMW RollsRoyce BR-710 turbofans, with FADEC.  The avionics package is a Honeywell Primus 2000 XP EFIS suite with an optional Heads Up Display ( HUD ). 
Manufacturer:  Bombardier Aerospace (Canada)
Type: Corporate Business Jet
Cost: Global Express XRS: $45 Million USD / Global 5000: $40 Million USD
Website:  Bombardier Global Express Home Page
Operators : Luftwaffe (Germany), Royal Malaysian Air Force, Royal Air Force (Great Britain), and the Mexican Air Force all operate the Bombardier Global Express Aircraft.  Civil operators include:  Airfix Aviation, Comlux, EON Aviation, ExecuJet Aviation Group, Global Jet, Linfox Aviation, Reliance Aviation,TAG Aviation, Ion Tiriac Aviation, Tyrolean Jet Services, and Cukurova Aviation

Specifications

  • Crew: Two (minimum) - four (typical)
  • Capacity: 8-19 passengers
  • Length: 99 ft 5 in (30.3 m)
  • Wingspan: 94 ft 0 in (28.65 m)
  • Height: 24 ft 10 in (7.57 m)
  • Wing area: 1,022 ft² (94.9 m²)
  • Empty weight: 49,750 lb (22,600 kg)
  • Useful load: 1,775 lb (w/full fuel) (805 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 99,500 lb (44,500 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2× Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR710A2-20 turbofans, 14,750 lbf (65.5 kN) each
  • Cabin length: 48 ft 4 in (14.73 m)
  • Cabin max width (centerline): 8 ft 2 in (2.49 m)
  • Cabin max width (floorline): 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
  • Cabin height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
  • Cabin floor area: 335 ft² (31.1 m²)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach .89 (513 kt, 590 mph, 950 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: Mach .85 (488 kt, 564 mph, 907 km/h)
  • Range: 6,325 nm (7,080 mi, 11,390 km)
  • Service ceiling: 51,000 ft (15,500 m)
  • Wing loading: 95.9 lb/ft² (468 kg/m²)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.301
  • Balanced field length (SL, ISA, MGTOW): 6,120 ft (1,870 m)
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, MLW): 2,670 ft (814 m)

Global 5000
General characteristics

  • Crew: Two - Three
  • Capacity: 8in a typical configuration, up to 19 in high density arrangement
  • Length: 96.8 ft (29.5 m)
  • Wingspan: 94 ft 0 in (28.65 m)
  • Height: 25.5 ft (7.7 m)
  • Wing area: 1,882 ft² (53.29 m²)
  • Useful load: 1,775 lb (w/full fuel) (805 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 92,750 lb (42,071 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2× Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR710A2-20 turbofans, 14,750 lbf (65.6 kN) each
  • Cabin length: 42.47 f (12.94 m)
  • Cabin width (centerline): 8.17 ft (2.49 m)
  • Cabin width (floorline): 6.92 ft (2.11 m)
  • Cabin height: 6.25 ft (1.91 m)
  • Cabin floor area: 317 ft² (29.4 m²)
  • Cabin Total Volume 1,884 ft³ (53.9 m³)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach .89 (513 kt, 590 mph, 950 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: Mach .85 (488 kt, 562 mph, 904 km/h)
  • Range: 5,200 nm (9,360 km)
  • Service ceiling: 51,000 ft (15,000 m)
  • Basic Operating Weight: 50,840 lb (23,061 kg)
  • Maximum Ramp Weight: 92,750 lb (42,071 kg)
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 92,500 lb (41,957 kg)
  • Maximum Zero Fuel Weight: 56,000 lb (25,401 kg)
  • Maximum Fuel Weight 39,250 lb (17,804 kg)
  • Balanced field length (SL, ISA, MTOW): 5,540 ft (1,689 m)
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, MLW): 2,670 ft (814 m)

Avionics

  • Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite
  • Four 15.1-inch (38.4 cm) Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screens
  • Head-Up Guidance System (HGS)
  • BEVS - Bombardier 3rd generation Enhanced Vision System
  • Data Link
  • SATCOM: triple channel Inmarsat, single channel Iridium
  • Ethernet-based Cabin Electronic System with on-board Local Area Network
  • Single channel high-speed data, printer/fax
  • Onboard Maintenance Systems(OMS)
    • Integrated within the Multi-Function Display (MFD)
    • Remote Maintenance Diagnostic
    • Fault Isolation using Boolean logic
    • NVM download
    • Real Time Parameter Display
    • Engine Trends and Exceedances
    • Aircraft Life Cycle Counters
    • LRU Tests, Rigging, and Calibration