Since its launch in 1963, the Learjet series has been recognized as one of the most renowned and outstanding in all of private aviation. As an upgraded version of the Learjet 60, the prestige Learjet 60XR is a true leader in the mid-size jet category, first taking flight in 2006. The interior of this business jet has been enhanced with extra room, while its cutting-edge performance ensures a speedy and comfortable travel experience.
Learjet 60XR features
The interior of the Learjet 60XR is considerably larger than that of its predecessor, and is host to an abundance of amenities. The fuselage is 11% larger than the previous model, and the interior measures 5.9 feet wide, 17.7 feet high, and 5.7 feet long. The 60XR’s cabin can hold up to seven passengers, with seating that features a four-seat club and two additional forward-facing seats.
This business jet is equipped with a larger food and beverage galley, an expanded baggage area, and a new cabin management system, allowing for passenger access to control modules and electrical outlets for comfort and convivence. Furthermore, the aircraft’s interior provides space for up to nine bags with a capacity of 24 cubic feet for internal and 24 cubic feet for external baggage. These cabin upgrades help assure an elite travel experience while aboard the Bombardier Learjet 60XR.
In terms of aerodynamics, fuel efficiency, and climb time, this high-speed jet is a considered top of its class. The Learjet 60XR is the first of the series to be powered by dual Pratt & Whitney Canada 305A engines, each engine producing 4,600lbs of thrust and allowing the aircraft to travel at speeds as high as 513 mph. The 60XR is especially fast during climbs, capable of climbing 6,000 feet in a minute, faster than many mid-size jets. The Learjet 60XR consumes 204 gallons of fuel per hour, establishing it as an economic leader among mid-size jets. The 60XR is also equipped with winglets to reduce drag and improve stability, cutting down on turbulence and enhancing passenger experience.
The Learjet 60XR has a max range of 2,269 nautical miles and a surface ceiling of 51,000 ft, allowing the aircraft to avoid poor weather conditions and air traffic. When flying on this business jet, passengers and pilots alike will experience a speedy and efficient travel experience.