Challenger 650

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When you imagine the best-selling large aircraft platform, we bet value is the last thing that comes to mind. But we made it happen. Widest-in-class cabin, worldwide reach, and the lowest direct operating costs make the Challenger 650 aircraft the winning choice.

#1 in deliveries

Most successful large business aircraft platform of all time with over 1,000 deliveries and counting.

Others don’t measure up

The widest-in-class cabin means larger seats, bigger monitors and the space to move around freely.

Simply the best cabin technology

Industry-leading connectivity, immersive sound, ergonomically‑positioned touch screens, and a cabin management system that effortlessly brings it all together.

First choice of experienced flight departments

With the lowest direct operating costs in its class, charter operators and corporations trust the Challenger 650 aircraft.

Count on this

The most reliable by design. With over 5 million flight hours, the Challenger 650 platform was designed to deliver on safety and peace of mind.

View the Challenger 650 aircraft brochure and fact sheet.


Experience exceptional

Intentional elegance

From our signature metal trim to the clever foldout tables, every aspect of our cabin has been carefully designed for an unrivalled private jet experience. Whether it’s for work or pleasure, the Challenger 650 aircraft delivers on its promise of class-leading comfort.

Others don’t measure up

Comfort is assured in the widest cabin in its class with handcrafted seats that let you sit back, stretch out or lie down.

It’s all in the details

Aesthetics meet ergonomics with large windows, angled touch screens and meticulously selected finishes.

Room for all

The Challenger 650 is the only aircraft in its class with available seating for up to 12 passengers. With all seats filled, a wider cabin means that there’s still plenty of room for comfort.

Unlimited access

Safely access what you need, whenever you need it, with in‑flight storage that’s always within reach.

Designed to be effortless

Our cabin integrates advanced technology with carefully crafted interiors. The result is an intuitive cabin experience for business or pleasure.

Control at your fingertips

Seamlessly switch from information to entertainment with Bombardier’s exclusive HD Cabin Management System.

Immersive sound

Enjoy an unparalleled audio experience with crystal-clear sound through integrated sidewall speakers – exclusive to its class.

Non-stop productivity

Connect as you would at home or at the office. Add data connectivity solutions through Satcom and air-to-ground technologies.

Pause work; hit play

Our intuitive cabin entertainment system allows you to connect your personal devices and view videos and movies on the largest HD monitors in the segment. Enjoy the show.

Standard interior configuration

AEntry area

  • Wardrobe and storage cabinets
  • Entry door acoustical curtain
  • Modular galley with several customer-selectable configurations of countertop, drawers, and storage arrangements
  • Ice drawer, hot liquid container, aircraft-certified microwave, coffee-maker or espresso machine
  • Main cabin separated from entry area by sliding pocket door

BMain cabin

  • 4 single executive seats in forward section
  • 2 single executive seats and 4-place divan in aft section
  • Dual bulkhead-mounted 24-inch (61 cm) monitors with in-flight 3D moving maps system and Blu-ray player
  • Cabin Management System compatible with HDMI, audio Bluetooth, USB, Apple, and Android devices
  • Audio Video on Demand System
  • Ergonomic side ledge with angled touch screens
  • Passenger Control Units (PCU) at each seat
  • LED lighting
  • Aft section separated from lavatory by hinged swing door

CAft lavatory / storage area

  • Electrical flushing toilet
  • Vanity with sink, solid counter top, and 10-gallon (38 L) water tank
  • 115 cubic feet (3.2 m³) storage compartment accessible during flight
  • Hang-up bar and removable shelf

Designed to deliver

Over 5 million flight hours and going strong

We take your peace of mind to heart. The Challenger 650 aircraft delivers class-leading reliability with more system redundancies than any of its competitors.

A visionary flight deck

The best equipped cockpit in its class, the Bombardier Vision flight deck is aesthetically and ergonomically designed with the pilot’s comfort in mind.


Be ready for upcoming navigational requirements. Sharing much of the same functionality as the Proline Fusion found on our Global aircraft, the Challenger 650 aircraft is available with all the technology you need today and tomorrow.

  • Baseline ADS-B Out
  • FANS 1/A+ (CPDLC & ADS-C) capable
  • RNP AR 0.3 capable

Weather any condition

Featuring the industry’s best weather radar, the intuitive and fully-automatic MultiScan™ technology provides weather avoidance information, reducing pilot workload.

Nothing less than extraordinary

Cutting costs without cutting corners

The Challenger 650 aircraft has the lowest direct operating cost in its class through affordable maintenance programs and longer maintenance intervals than the competition.

The luxury of having it all

Premium features come standard on the Challenger 650 aircraft with more baseline equipment than the competition.

The galley found on the Challenger 650 has ample meal preparation and storage space to accommodate 12 passengers. Baseline equipment includes high-temperature and microwave ovens, large sink with hot and cold water, and chilled storage areas.

It all comes together here

Business within reach

Fly 4,000 nm, fully-equipped. Link the world’s financial capitals such as New York and London or Dubai and Singapore.

Land in London City

With its steep approach certification, the Challenger 650 aircraft can access London City Airport. It can also operate in and out of challenging airports like Aspen and Lugano, so you can always get closer to your destination.

Range Map

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Performance on this page is based on the following assumptions: ISA+15ºC takeoff temperature, 6 passengers, 2 crew (200 lbs each), long range cruise speed, 3% airways allowance, ISA conditions en route, 85% Boeing annual winds, NBAA IFR (200 NM) fuel reserve, standard configuration BOW.

20 ft 8 in / 6.3 m 64 ft 4 in / 19.6 m 68 ft 5 in / 20.9 m


Passengers: 10 (standard configuration)


  • GE CF34-3B MTO
  • Thrust: 9,220 lbf (41kN)
  • Flat rated to ISA + 15°C


  • Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 Advanced Avionics Suite with 4 Adaptive LCD Displays
  • Dual FMS with LPV and RNP approaches capability
  • Synthetic Vision System
  • MultiScan™ Weather Radar
  • Dual Inertial Reference System
  • Dual SBAS GPS
  • Integrated Flight Information System
  • Engine Indication and Crew Awareness System
  • Maintenance Diagnostic Computer
  • Dual VHF and HF radios
Maximum range 4,000 nm 7,408 km
(Theoretical range with NBAA IFR Reserves, ISA, LRC, 6 pax /2 crew. Actual range will be affected by speed, weather, selected options and other factors.)
Top speed 0.85 488 893
Long-range cruise speed 0.74 424 785
Airfield Performance
Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 5,640 ft 1,720 m
Landing distance (SL, ISA, MLW) 2,775 ft 846 m
Operating Altitude
Maximum operating altitude 41,000 ft 12,497 m
Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 37,000 ft 11,278 m
Length 68 ft 5 in 20.9 m
Wingspan 64 ft 4 in 19.6 m
Wing area 489 ft2 45.4 m2
Height 20 ft 8 in 6.3 m
Cabin length 25 ft 7 in 7.80 m
(From cockpit divider to most aft cabin without baggage compartment)
Cabin width centerline 7 ft 11 in 2.41 m
Cabin width floorline 6 ft 11 in 2.11 m
Cabin height 6 ft 0 in 1.83 m
Maximum ramp weight 48,300 lb 21,909 kg
Maximum takeoff weight 48,200 lb 21,863 kg
Maximum landing weight 38,000 lb 17,237 kg
Maximum zero-fuel weight 32,000 lb 14,515 kg
Typical basic operating weight 27,150 lb 12,315 kg
Maximum fuel weight 20,000 lb 9,072 kg
Maximum payload 4,850 lb 2,200 kg

All specifications and data are approximate, may change without notice and subject to certain operating rules, assumptions and other conditions. The interior images shown are for information purposes only and may represent some optional configurations. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer, commitment, representation, guarantee or warranty of any kind and the configuration and performance of any aircraft shall be determined in a final purchase agreement.

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