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Global 5500


Uniquely Global

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Wide-open living spaces, refined interior design, sheer comfort, total performance and a smooth ride are all synonymous with Global business jets. The Global 5500 aircraft will reshape your expectations and thrill your senses with a stunning cabin, new engines and leading-edge wing technology for a heightened flight experience that is uniquely Global.

SMOOTHEST RIDE

Next-generation wing with fully re-profiled trailing edge combines flexibility and refined aerodynamics to deliver the smooth ride for which Global business jets are renowned.

LARGEST CABIN

The widest in-class cabin provides a spacious environment to push the boundaries of interior design. Exquisite finishes and innovative new seating deliver high style for the ultimate comfort, in an environment built around you.

BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE

Experience the patented comfort and revolutionary deep recline of the Nuage seat — the first new seat architecture in business aviation in 30 years.

SHARPEST ENTERTAINMENT

The first 4K-enabled cabin with the fastest in-flight connectivity and intuitive cabin management system put an ultra-high-definition entertainment experience within reach.

LONGEST RANGE

Leading-edge wing technology and new, purpose-built Rolls-Royce Pearl engines give the Global 5500 aircraft class-leading range, speed and agility to connect more cities, including those its competitors can’t access.

CLEAREST VISION

The incomparable Bombardier Vision flight deck is now the first to overlay infrared and synthetic terrain imagery for true combined vision that clears the way for a smooth landing in the most challenging conditions.

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A space that fits your lifestyle


The Global 5500 aircraft’s wide-open living spaces are where form and function come together in a visually stunning environment. The latest technology keeps you connected and entertained, while new innovative seating delivers the comfort you expect from a cabin built around you.

Largest cabin

With the widest cabin in its class, the Global 5500 aircraft's large comfortable seating ensures passengers are relaxed no matter how long the journey.  Three distinct living spaces provide necessary privacy and luxury while providing ample room to work, eat and rest in total comfort.

Appetizing by design

The beautiful, well-appointed kitchen on the Global 5500 aircraft not only looks great, it is equipped with cross-aisle worksurfaces providing space to make a formal meal or a favourite treat.

Comfort at the forefront

The Club Suite is the perfect place to get to work or just kick back and relax. The Global 5500 aircraft does away with the traditional aircraft seat and replaces it with the Nuage seat, an ergonomic masterpiece that is as simple as it is comfortable. 

Conference by day. Dine by night.

Whether it’s an important meeting or a family meal, sitting around the table brings people together and sparks conversation. The Conference Suite is the perfect place to finalize a deal or share a delicious meal with friends and family. With the exclusive Nuage chaise, a first in business aviation, this area becomes a relaxing place to catch up on your reading or simply watch the world go by.

A seat for life above the clouds

Introducing the Nuage seat, a revolutionary architecture and the first meaningful change in the operation and design of a business aircraft seat in 30 years. The Nuage seat delivers class-defining comfort for life above the clouds.

  • Tilt link system for a deep recline
  • Floating base for fluid movement
  • Tilting headrest for exceptional comfort

Serenity by design

The Private Suite is your onboard retreat. Tucked away in the quietest part of the cabin, it offers the utmost tranquility for a quick nap or a good night’s sleep. The adjoining En Suite with its large wardrobe allows you to arrive refreshed and ready for whatever awaits.

A quiet cabin

Forget you’re flying aboard an aircraft that was carefully crafted to ensure every flight is stress free and incredibly quiet so you can concentrate on what’s important.  From the sound insulating partitions to the well-placed insulators, the Global 5500 aircraft was designed to be quieter than ever.

100% Fresh air + turbo heat and turbo cool

The Global 5500 aircraft features an advanced air management system that delivers both 100% fresh air as well as a turbo heat and turbo cool feature to rapidly raise or lower cabin temperature. Additionally, optimized cabin pressurization provides a low altitude environment in the cabin, helping you feel more energized and alleviating jet lag upon arrival.

Unlimited access

With access to the baggage compartment at all times, your personal items are always within reach.

Meticulously designed

Meticulous attention to detail from innovative new seating, a stylistic side ledge, an elegant credenza, a contemporary divan and an ultra-efficient kitchen are a perfect reflection of Bombardier’s enduring commitment to quality and craftsmanship.  Clean lines, refined materials, and highly functional design characteristics have been intentionally developed to deliver absolute comfort and productivity.

STANDARD INTERIOR CONFIGURATION

ENTRANCE AND KITCHEN

  • Generous kitchen work surface, sink and faucet, drawer and chilled storage
  • Lavatory featuring a large mirror, vanity, sink and faucet
  • Spacious wardrobe for passengers and crew
  • Sound-insulating entry door and cockpit closeout curtains

CONNECTIVITY & ENTERTAINMENT

  • Cabin Entertainment Suite with available 4K/Ultra-HD capability
  • Industry-leading Ka-band high-speed in-flight internet connectivity available
  • Wireless music streaming capability throughout the Bluetooth-enabled cabin
  • Wireless control of cabin environment and entertainment via personal electronic devices

CLUB SUITE

  • 4 patented Nuage seats with unique deep recline feature
  • 24 inch (61 cm) 4K bulkhead monitor with immersive surround sound
  • Sound-insulating cabin entry door
  • Concealable side-tables    
  • Quick-access in-seat storage

CONFERENCE SUITE

  • Conference grouping including a height-adjustable single pedestal table
  • Credenza with storage
  • Quick-access in-seat storage
  • Available Nuage chaise
  • Multiple floorplans available

PRIVATE SUITE

  • 2 patented Nuage seats with unique deep recline feature
  • 24 inch (61 cm) 4K bulkhead monitor with immersive surround sound
  • 3-place berthable divan
  • Quick-access in-seat storage
  • Multiple floorplans available

EN SUITE

  • Lavatory with large window for natural light featuring a large mirror, vanity, sink and faucet
  • Large wardrobe
  • Unrestricted and safe access to baggage compartment

New Levels of High-Tech


From the Bombardier Vision flight deck’s Combined Vision System to the industry’s first 4K cabin and leading-edge wing technology, the Global 5500 business jet is the height of innovative design, inside and out. Whether flying or being flown, the aircraft’s cutting-edge features deliver an exceptional onboard experience.

A flight deck with clear vision

The Bombardier Vision flight deck, the industry’s leading cockpit, combines a comprehensive avionics suite with refined aesthetics for an exceptional flying experience.

4K takes flight

The first 4K-enabled cabin with the fastest in-flight connectivity and intuitive cabin management system put an ultra-high definition entertainment experience within reach.

A clear view in any condition

Approach runways with confidence. The cockpit on the Global 5500 aircraft is the first in the industry to offer a true combined vision system – the only system to seamlessly merge enhanced and synthetic vision images in a single view, reducing crew workload and increasing situational awareness with the clearest view through the toughest weather.

Fast. Intuitive. Reliable. Flexible

The Global 5500 aircraft’s cabin management system is ultra-fast, reliable and supported by a fiber optic backbone. Its intuitive design makes it simple to link to all devices so you can be as productive or connected, as you need to be. The centralized media bay offers a generous storage area to give you the flexibility and convenience you need to connect all your personal electronic devices.

Lightning fast

With Bombardier’s Ka-band technology, you are connected to the fastest internet connectivity in the industry. Ka-band offers worldwide* coverage, unparalleled reliability, unparalleled streaming, and hyper-fast connectivity speeds to keep you connected wherever your travels lead you.

  • Up to 35 times faster than other aviation internet systems utilizing the latest satellite technology
  • In-flight streaming, video conferencing and downloading
  • Backed with performance commitments from service providers

Engineered for total performance


The Global 5500 aircraft delivers unmatched versatility – offering the perfect combination of range, speed, field performance and smooth ride. The result is uncompromised performance engineered to get you where you need to be in total comfort.

Range

With an impressive range of 5,700 nautical miles, the furthest in its class, the Global 5500 business jet connects cities like Los Angeles and Moscow or Sao Paulo and Paris non-stop, saving you time and putting more of the world’s business centres within reach.

Speed

The brand-new Rolls-Royce Pearl engine, purpose-built for the Global 5500 aircraft, powers it to top speeds of M 0.90 keeping you ahead of schedule wherever you’re going.

Field performance

A superbly agile aircraft capable of effortlessly accessing difficult airfields like London City, where its competitors can’t get you.

Smooth ride

The next-generation Global wing with fully re-profiled trailing edge combines renowned flexibility with refined aerodynamics for a smooth and comfortable ride for the best night’s sleep.

Power forward

The brand-new Rolls-Royce Pearl engine, purpose-built for the Global 5500 business jet, is a powerhouse of innovative design and technology. The industry’s most advanced engine core enhances aerodynamics for greater power and efficiency allowing the Global 5500 aircraft to fly farther, faster and quieter.

This unrivalled powerhouse stands out for its innovative new technologies including advanced core architecture, advanced EHM, and an ultra slimline nacelle. What’s more, a new high-pressure compressor with reduced weight enables greater efficiency, a new high-pressure turbine produces a higher temperature and faster core, and an enhanced 3-stage low-pressure turbine delivers higher fan power and increased thrust.

Global 5500 top view
Global 5500 top view blueprint

Specifications

Global 5500 top view blueprint

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Global 5500 top view blueprint

Range

  • Maximum range 5,700 nm 10,556 km

(Theoretical range with NBAA IFR reserves, ISA, M 0.85, 8 pax /3 crew. Actual range will be affected by speed, weather, selected options and other factors)

Capacity

  • Passengers: Up to 16

Avionics

  • Bombardier Vision flight deck
  • Four large displays
  • Combined Vision System (CVS), Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Graphical flight planning, Airport Moving Map (AMM)
  • MultiScanTM weather radar
  • ADS-B in
  • Latest Performance Based Navigation (PBN):
    • SBAS/ WAAS
    • LPV approach
    • RNAV, en-route RNP & RNP AR approaches
  • Controller Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC)
  • Datalink, high-speed SATCOM

Speed (mach)

  • Top speed 0.90
  • High-speed cruise 0.88
  • Typical cruise speed 0.85

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 5,490 ft
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 2,207 ft

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 1,674 m
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 673 m

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 51,000 ft
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 41,000 ft

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 15,545 m
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 12,497 m

Engines

  • Rolls-Royce Pearl engine
  • Thrust: 15,125 lbf (67.3kN)
  • Flat rated to ISA + 15°C
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Global 5500 front view
25 ft 6 in 7.8 m
96 ft 10 in 29.5 m
Global 5500 side view

Interior

  • Cabin height 6 ft 2 in
  • Cabin width 7 ft 11 in
  • Cabin length (1) 40 ft 9 in

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

Interior

  • Cabin height 1.88 m
  • Cabin width 2.41 m
  • Cabin length (1) 12.41 m

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

Exterior

  • Length 96 ft 10 in
  • Wingspan 94 ft 0 in
  • Wing area 1021 ft2
  • Height 25 ft 6 in

Exterior

  • Length 29.5 m
  • Wingspan 28.7 m
  • Wing area 94.8 m2
  • Height 7.8 m

Weights

  • Maximum ramp weight 92,750 lb
  • Maximum takeoff weight 92,500 lb
  • Maximum landing weight 78,600 lb
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 58,000 lb
  • Basic operating weight 50,861 lb
  • Maximum fuel weight 39,250 lb
  • Maximum payload 7,139 lb

Weights

  • Maximum ramp weight 42,071 kg
  • Maximum takeoff weight 41,957 kg
  • Maximum landing weight 35,652 kg
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 26,308 kg
  • Basic operating weight 23,070 kg
  • Maximum fuel weight 17,804 kg
  • Maximum payload 3,238 kg

The Global 5500 aircraft is currently under development and the design tolerances remain to be finalized and certified. All specifications and data are approximate, may change without notice and are 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 Rockwell Collins. Pearl is a registered trademark of Rolls-Royce. *In-flight excluding North and South Poles.