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Challenger 650

Best-selling is a sure bet

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Our best-selling large aircraft platform combines world-class interior design with the ultimate value proposition. Widest-in-class cabin, worldwide reach, and the lowest direct operating costs make the Challenger 650 aircraft the winning choice.


The Challenger 650 aircraft's wing was designed to provide you with a smooth ride from takeoff to touchdown.


The best-selling large business jet platform of all time with over 1,000 deliveries and counting.


Larger seats, the highest sleeping capacity in its class and the space to move around freely. Others simply don't measure up.


Available Ka-band high-speed internet connectivity will keep you connected at all times.


Low parts costs, long maintenance intervals and superior fuel efficiency make the Challenger 650 the aircraft of choice among corporate flight departments and charter operators.


With an industry-leading dispatch reliability of over 99.9 percent, the Challenger 650 platform was designed to deliver on safety and peace of mind.

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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 require, as required. With access to the baggage compartment at all times, your personal items are 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 cabin management system.

Always connected

The fastest in-flight internet connectivity worldwide* based on Ka-band technology is now available on the Challenger 650 aircraft. Travelling will never again stop you from video conferencing, live streaming or even online gaming. For work or play – you’re always connected.

Pause work; hit play

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

Immersive sound

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

Select the floorplan, interior design and livery of your Challenger 650 aircraft

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Standard interior configuration


  • Sound-insulating entry door and cockpit closeout curtains
  • Spacious galley with generous work surface, oven, microwave, sink and faucet, drainable ice drawer and available chilled storage
  • Wardrobe for passengers’ and crew members’ personal items
  • Wood and stone flooring available
  • Sound-insulating sliding door separating entrance from main cabin


  • Flexible seating arrangements for up to 12 passengers
  • Executive seating in club configuration
  • 4-place divan with berthing capability
  • Seats feature 180°-swivel, tracking, recline and berthing capability
  • Quick-access seat storage compartments
  • Concealed tables at each executive seating arrangement
  • 4-place conference grouping including a height-adjustable single pedestal conference table available


  • Industry-leading Ka-band high-speed internet connectivity available
  • 24 in (61 cm) high definition forward and aft bulkhead monitors
  • Wireless music streaming capability throughout the cabin
  • Audio/Video on Demand available
  • Plug-and-play entertainment experience with universal HDMI and USB ports
  • Wireless control of cabin environment and entertainment via personal electronic devices


  • Lavatory featuring large backlit mirror and vanity, sink and faucet
  • Unrestricted and safe access to a 115 ft³ (3.2 m³) baggage compartment
  • Wood and stone flooring available

Designed to deliver

Best equipped cockpit in its class

Fly confidently with the Bombardier Vision flight deck. The Challenger 650 aircraft is equipped to meet current and upcoming navigational requirements** and offers the industry’s most extensive baseline feature set including synthetic vision and MultiScan weather radar.


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

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

Smooth ride

The Challenger 650 aircraft’s wing design delivers an ultra-smooth ride ensuring that you arrive at your destination refreshed and well-rested.

Over 5 million flight hours and going strong

The Challenger 650 aircraft delivers class-leading reliability with more system redundancies than any of its competitors.

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.

Challenger 650 top view
Challenger 650 top view CAD


Challenger 650 top view CAD


Challenger 650 top view CAD


  • 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.)


  • Passengers: Up to 12


  • Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 Advanced 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)


Speed (mach)

  • Top speed 0.85
  • High-speed cruise 0.82
  • Typical cruise speed 0.80

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 5,640 ft
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 2,402 ft

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 1,720 m
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 732 m

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 41,000 ft
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 37,000 ft

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 12,497 m
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 11,278 m


  • GE CF34-3B MTO
  • Thrust: 9,220 lbf (41kN)
  • Flat rated to ISA + 15°C
64 ft 4 in 19.6 m
Challenger 650 front view
20 ft 8 in 6.3 m
68 ft 5 in 20.9 m
Challenger 650 side view


  • Cabin height 6 ft 0 in
  • Cabin width 7 ft 11 in
  • Cabin length (1) 25 ft 7 in

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


  • Cabin height 1.83 m
  • Cabin width 2.41 m
  • Cabin length (1) 7.80 m

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


  • Length 68 ft 5 in
  • Wingspan 64 ft 4 in
  • Wing area 489 ft2
  • Height 20 ft 8 in


  • Length 20.9 m
  • Wingspan 19.6 m
  • Wing area 45.4 m2
  • Height 6.3 m


  • Maximum ramp weight 48,300 lb
  • Maximum takeoff weight 48,200 lb
  • Maximum landing weight 38,000 lb
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 32,000 lb
  • Basic operating weight 27,150 lb
  • Maximum fuel weight 20,000 lb
  • Maximum payload 4,850 lb


  • Maximum ramp weight 21,909 kg
  • Maximum takeoff weight 21,863 kg
  • Maximum landing weight 17,237 kg
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 14,515 kg
  • Basic operating weight 12,315 kg
  • Maximum fuel weight 9,072 kg
  • Maximum payload 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. MultiScan is a registered trademark of Collins Aerospace.*In-flight excluding North and South Poles. **As such requirements are published from time to time by Transport Canada, the FAA or EASA.