BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 601-1A Price and Operating Costs


The BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 601-1A, production in 1986-1987, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 9 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 41,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 443 knots/510 MPH, and a 3,101 NM/3,572 SM seats-full range. The BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 601-1A has a 6,142′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 3,500′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 06’01” cabin high, 08’02” cabin wide, and 28’04” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 115.00 ft^3; 115.00 ft^3 being internal and N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 601-1A is $1,304,8N/A. A $652,4N/A loan over 10 years including $2718.33 per month in interest equates to a $32,713.76 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 601-1A has total variable costs of $1,898,550.00, total fixed costs of $512,570.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $2,411,120.00. How much does it cost to fly: $5,358.04 per hour.

Maximal total range:
3,101 NM / 3,572 SM
Cruise speed:
443 knots / 510 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
9 people


Flying 450 Hours per Year Flying 450 Hours per Year + 200 Charter Hours
Owner-operated hours 450 450
Charter-operated hours 200
Fuel Cost per-gallon $4.25 $4.25
Fixed operation and maintenance cost $512,570.00 $-148,230.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $1,898,550.00 $1,898,550.00
How much does a helicopter cost per year $2,411,120.00 $1,750,320.00
Cost per hour $5,358.04 $3,889.60

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