Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-144

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Bombardier CC-144 Combat Support Challenger in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum.

CC 144 Combat Support Challenger in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum.

In the 1980s 12 CL-600S Challenger business jets were purchased Canadair, and designated as CC-144, CE-144, and the CX-144. These jets flew with 414 “Black Knight” Squadron at CFB North Bay until July 1992, and with 434 “Blue Nose” Squadron at CFB Greenwood until May 2000, when eight of the aircraft were either sold or retired

  • Crew: Two (pilot & co-pilot
  • Capacity: Up to 19 passengers, depending on configuration
  • Crew: Two (pilot & co-pilot)
  • Capacity: Up to 19 passengers, depending on configuration
  • Payload: 2,184 kg (4,815 lb)
  • Length: 20.85 m (68 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 19.61 m (64 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 6.30 m (20 ft 8 in)
  • Wing area: 45.7 m² (492 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 12,331 kg (27,185 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 21,863 kg (48,200 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 21,863 kg (48,200 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × General Electric CF34-3B turbofans
  • Maximum speed: 870 km/h (470 knots, 541 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 850 km/h, (459 knots, 528 mph)
  • Range: 6,878 km (3,714 nmi, 4,274 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 12,500 m (41,000 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 1,355 m/min (4,450 ft/min)
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