CRJ Seires (100/200) aIRCRAFT - crJ 100/200 , cHALLENGER 800 / 850

CRJ 100 / 200

Bombardier CRJ 100 | CRJ 200 | Challenger 800 / 850
Description:   The CRJ 100/200 models, also known as the Canadair Regional Jet 100 /200, was originally built as a stretched version of the Canadair Challenger, which was purchased by Learjet in 1976.  The aircraft was introduced into service in 1992, and would go on to completely change the aviation industry. Worldwide, there are currently over 1,050 CRJ aircrafts in service.  There are several variants of the CRJ series aircraft including:
CRJ 100 -  This is the original CRJ, and has 50 seats on board. 
CRJ 200 -  The later version, is exactly the same as the CRJ 100, except the engines were improved for efficiency. 
Challenger 800/850 – This is the business variant of the CRJ 200.
   
Manufacturer:  Bombardier Aerospace (Canada)
Type: Corporate Business Jet / Regional Airline Jet

Cost:  $25 - $40 Million dollars USD

Website:  Bombardier CRJ Homepage
 
Operators: Skywest Airlines, Mexicana Link, Pinnacle Airlines, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Comair, and others 
Specifications

Specifications

Variant

CRJ100 ER/LR

CRJ200 ER/LR

Crew

3 (2 pilots + flight attendant)

Seating capacity

50

Length
Wing span
Height

26.77 m (87 ft 10 in)
21.21 m (69 ft 7 in)
6.22 m (20 ft 5 in)

Engines (2x)
Takeoff thrust (2x)
Thrust APR (2x)

GE CF34-3A1
38.83 kN (8,729 lbf)
41.01 kN (9,220 lbf)

GE CF34-3B1
38.83 kN (8,729 lbf)
41.01 kN (9,220 lbf)

Max Zero Fuel Weight (ZFW)

19,958 kg (44,000 lb)

Max payload weight

6,124 kg (13,500 lb)

Max Take Off Weight

24,091 kg (53,000 lb)

Maximum range

ER: 3,000 km (1,864 mi, 1,620 nmi)
LR: 3,710 km (2,305 mi, 2,003 nmi)

ER: 3,045 km (1,895 mi, 1,644 nmi)
LR: 3,713 km (2,307 mi, 2,004 nmi)

Basic cruising speed

Mach .78 [503 mph, 437 knots] (593.74 mph ground, 516 knots ground)

Flight ceiling

12,496 m (41,000 ft)

Number of Orders

1054

Certification Date

unknown

July 1992

CRJ200:
Dimensions:
Wing area (net) 520.4 ft2 48.35 m2
Fuselage maximum diameter 8 ft 10 in 2.69 m
Turning Circle 75 ft 22.86 m
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