Challenger 3500 Cabin
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Challenger 3500


Performance that delivers

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The Challenger 3500 aircraft pushes the industry forward, setting the course to what private jet travel should be. It features the most technologically advanced cabin in its class and introduces productivity enhancing features such as the industry’s first voice-controlled cabin and the revolutionary Nuage seat. The Challenger 3500 aircraft provides the ultimate combination of sustainability, performance and reliability you can count on 365 days a year.

SMOOTH RIDE

An advanced wing design, refined aerodynamics and a pilot-centric avionics suite deliver an exceptionally smooth ride from takeoff to touchdown.

THE ULTIMATE CABIN EXPERIENCE

Design and technology converge to heighten passenger productivity and comfort. It features industry-first cabin technology, revolutionary seating and a striking interior.

REVOLUTIONARY SEATING

Redefining comfort with its unique zero-gravity position, the patented Nuage seat is the first new seat architecture in business aviation in over 30 years.

SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION

The Challenger 3500 aircraft is the most sustainably designed business jet in its class—offering innovative, eco-friendly solutions and features to lower its environmental impact.

HIGHEST RELIABILITY, LOWEST OPERATING COSTS

With an industry-leading dispatch reliability of over 99.8% and the lowest direct operating costs in its class*, the Challenger 3500 aircraft offers peace of mind at an unbeatable value 365 days a year.

PERFORMANCE THAT DELIVERS

The latest addition to the iconic Challenger platform—the aircraft of choice among top corporate flight departments and charter operators worldwide—the Challenger 3500 aircraft provides the ultimate combination of range, speed, field performance and reliability.

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Challenger 3500 Cabin

The ultimate cabin experience


The Challenger 3500 aircraft has been designed as an extension of your home and office to maximize productivity and comfort. It features industry-first technology, the revolutionary Nuage seat and a striking interior to deliver the ultimate cabin experience.

Challenger 3500  Nuage Seat

A seat for life above the clouds

The Nuage seat represents the first meaningful change in the operation and design of a business aircraft seat in over 30 years. The Nuage seat delivers class-defining comfort—including the industry’s first zero-gravity position—for life above the clouds.

Challenger 3500 cabin

The quietest cabin

The advanced sound insulating design makes the cabin the quietest in its class, minimizing noise to reduce stress while maximizing comfort and productivity.

Challenger 3500 cabin

The widest cabin

From the moment you step onboard you will discover a cabin where spaciousness and style converge. The Challenger 3500 aircraft features the widest cabin in its class with a flat floor design that allows for safe and unrestricted movement throughout the cabin.

Challenger 3500 seat

Arrive feeling your best

A low cabin altitude and fresh cabin air allows you to arrive at your destination feeling refreshed and relaxed. Passengers will benefit from one of the lowest cabin altitudes in its class at 4,850 ft—similar to being at ground level in Denver, Colorado when cruising at 41,000 ft.

The air circulation system onboard is also the fastest fresh air delivery system in its class—rapidly replenishing the cabin with fresh air in less than two minutes.

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A clean cabin design

The cabin design of the Challenger 3500 aircraft features straight side ledges and seamless surfaces in a host of finishes, as well as ample space between the seats and furnishings for effective cleaning and sanitizing.

Challenger 3500 - voice control

The smartest cabin in the industry

When it comes to purposeful technology, the Challenger 3500 aircraft leads the way. It introduces several industry-first features, including voice-control, unmatched 4K entertainment, first-in-class wireless chargers and a true bring-your-own-device cabin philosophy, making it the smartest aircraft in its class.

Challenger 3500 galley

A tastefully appointed galley

Whether it’s a morning coffee, a business lunch or dinner, the Challenger 3500 business jet features a galley that is both functional and stylish.

Challenger 3500 - access to baggage

Your personal items always within reach

The baggage compartment is accessible at all times, the forward wardrobe provides ample storage space and the cleverly designed divan end cabinet features a two-tiered drawer for additional storage.

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Committed to a more sustainable future

Bombardier is leading the industry in sustainability by taking concrete actions to drive real change. A testament to this pledge is the Challenger 3500 aircraft – the most sustainably designed business jet in its class.

Standard interior configuration

ENTRANCE

  • Spacious galley with an available two-tiered ice drawer, available transparent crystal storage and wine chiller compartment
  • Support for your preferred off-the-shelf coffee/espresso machine
  • Microwave or available high-temperature oven
  • Wardrobe for passengers’ and crew members’ personal items
  • Sound-insulating entry door and cockpit closeout curtains
  • Sound-insulating sliding door separating entrance from main cabin

FURNISHINGS

  • Patented Nuage seats with zero-gravity comfort
  • Flexible seating arrangements for up to 10 passengers
  • Executive seating in club configuration
  • 3-place divan with berthing capability available
  • Concealable side-tables
  • Quick access seat storage compartments

CONNECTIVITY AND ENTERTAINMENT

  • Industry’s first voice-controlled cabin
  • Largest 24 in (61 cm) and only 4K display in its class
  • Immersive sound experience with adjustable sweet spot audio feature
  • First-in-class wireless chargers
  • Industry's first haptic touch cabin control switches
  • Ka-band and 4G ATG internet available

LAVATORY AND STORAGE

  • Elegant design with easy to clean surfaces
  • Large backlit mirror and vanity, sink and faucet
  • Unrestricted and safe access to a 106 ft³ (3 m³) baggage compartment

Challenger 3500 cockpit

Best-equipped cockpit in its class


The Challenger 3500 aircraft features the best-equipped cockpit in its class with more baseline equipment than the competition, superior aesthetics and is equipped to meet current and upcoming navigational requirements.

Challenger 3500 cockpit

Key features include:

  • A standard autothrottle system
  • Available Head-up Display (HUD) with Enhanced Vision System(EVS)
  • Advanced avionics suite with four large displays
  • Dual Flight Management System with LPV and RNP approach capabilities
  • Synthetic Vision System (SVS)
  • MultiScan™ weather radar
  • Dual Inertial Reference System (IRS)
  • Dual SBAS/WAAS GPS
Challenger 3500

Performance that delivers


The Challenger 3500 aircraft is the force to be reckoned within the business jet industry—delivering unmatched versatility, the lowest direct operating costs in its class and rock-solid reliability day in, day out. It is no surprise that high-frequency operators, such as the world’s top corporate flight departments and charter operators with stringent operational needs, have made the iconic Challenger platform the cornerstone of their fleet.

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Get in and go

Boasting an impressive 99.8% dispatch reliability* and ready to fly in under 7 minutes, you can count on the Challenger 3500 aircraft day in, day out, to ensure you arrive at important business meetings and family events on time.  

Challenger 3500

Engineered for total performance

With an impressive range of 3,400 nm, outstanding field performance and steep-approach capabilities, the Challenger 3500 aircraft can operate in and out of some of the most challenging airports around the world such as Aspen, London City or Lugano and can easily connect Los Angeles to Honolulu or London to Dubai with full seats and full fuel, non-stop.

Challenger 3500

Lowest direct operating costs

The Challenger 3500 aircraft offers the lowest direct operating costs in its class through affordable maintenance programs, low parts cost and longer maintenance intervals than the competition.*

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Fun to Fly

The aircraft’s high-caliber agility delivers a ride that exhilarates. It climbs quickly and directly to 43,000 ft (13,106 m) sitting well above commercial air traffic and adverse weather conditions while boasting an impressive top speed of M 0.83.

Challenger 3500 ramp appeal

Built to rule the runway

The Challenger 3500 aircraft boasts exceptional ramp appeal—with its balanced and proportionate design, sleek styling and proud stance, it is built to rule the runway and is one of the most recognizable business jets in the world.

Challenger 3500

Smooth ride  

The Challenger 3500 aircraft’s wing, engine and landing gear were developed in concert to ensure an optimally balanced design, providing a smooth ride from takeoff to touchdown.

smart link plus

Real-time data anytime, anywhere

Transmitting aircraft data in real time, Smart Link Plus automatically sends takeoff, landing and crucial in-flight fault notifications to maintenance crews allowing them to make better and faster data-driven decisions.** 

Challenger 3500 top view
Challenger 3500 top view

Specifications

Challenger 3500 top view

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Challenger 3500 top view

Range

  • Maximum range 3,400 nm 6,297 km

(Theoretical range with NBAA IFR Reserves, ISA+15°C takeoff temperature, M 0.77, 4 pax /2 crew. Actual range will be affected by speed, weather, selected options and other factors.)

Capacity

  • Passengers: Up to 10

Avionics

  • A standard autothrottle system
  • Available Head-up Display (HUD) with Enhanced Vision System(EVS)
  • Advanced avionics suite with four large displays
  • Dual Flight Management System with LPV and RNP approach capabilities
  • Synthetic Vision System (SVS)
  • MultiScan™ weather radar
  • Dual Inertial Reference System (IRS)
  • Dual SBAS/WAAS GPS

Speed (mach)

  • Top speed 0.83
  • High-speed cruise 0.82
  • Typical cruise speed 0.80

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 4,835 ft
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 2,364 ft

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 1,474 m
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 721 m

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 45,000 ft
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 43,000 ft

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 13,716 m
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 13,106 m

Engines

  • Honeywell HTF7350 turbofans
  • Thrust: 7,323 lbf (33 kN)
  • Flat rated to ISA + 15°C
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Challenger 3500 front view
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Challenger 3500 side view

Interior

  • Cabin height 6 ft 0 in
  • Cabin width 7 ft 2 in
  • Cabin length (1) 25 ft 2 in

(1) From cockpit divider to aft most cabin without baggage compartment.

Interior

  • Cabin height 1.83 m
  • Cabin width 2.19 m
  • Cabin length (1) 7.68 m

(1) From cockpit divider to aft most cabin without baggage compartment.

Exterior

  • Length 68 ft 8 in
  • Wingspan 69 ft 0 in
  • Wing area 523 ft2
  • Height 20 ft 0 in

Exterior

  • Length 20.9 m
  • Wingspan 21.0 m
  • Wing area 48.5 m2
  • Height 6.1 m

Weights

  • Maximum ramp weight 40,750 lb
  • Maximum takeoff weight 40,600 lb
  • Maximum landing weight 34,150 lb
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 28,200 lb
  • Basic operating weight 24,800 lb
  • Maximum fuel weight 14,150 lb
  • Maximum payload 3,400 lb

Weights

  • Maximum ramp weight 18,484 kg
  • Maximum takeoff weight 18,416 kg
  • Maximum landing weight 15,490 kg
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 12,791 kg
  • Basic operating weight 11,249 kg
  • Maximum fuel weight 6,418 kg
  • Maximum payload 1,542 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. The information contained herein must not be reproduced or distributed in whole or in part to or by a third party. MultiScan is a registered trademark of Collins Aerospace. ©2021 Bombardier Inc. All rights reserved. *Dispatch reliability and operating costs based on current Challenger 350 aircraft data.**Annual subscription fees apply.