|Challenger 800 / 850|
|Challenger 850 taking off|
|First flight||30 August 2006|
|Introduction||1996 (as Challenger SE)|
|Primary user||AirX Charter|
|Developed from||Bombardier CRJ200|
The Bombardier Challenger 800 was the largest super-midsize business jet offered by Bombardier Aerospace. It is based on Bombardier's 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 LR. The Challenger 850 was the updated version, produced from 2006 to 2015. This aircraft is no longer for sale.
The Challenger 850 is derived from the Bombardier CRJ200 airliner. It is capable of accommodating 12–16 passengers. The Challenger 850 jet has a transcontinental range and a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.80.
The Challenger 850 was first manufactured in 1996 as the Challenger SE (Special Edition) and rebranded in 2006 as the Challenger 850. Production ended in 2012 following completion of 71 deliveries.
Data from Bombardier website
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