BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 850CS Price and Operating Costs


The BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 850CS, production in 2002-2008, requires a two man crew and can be configured in 18 seats. Maximum operating altitude of 41,000′, a optimal cruise speed of 441 knots/508 MPH, and a 2,123 NM/2,446 SM seats-full range. The BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 850CS has a 6,150′ runway length (or runway plus clearway and/or stopway) and 3,100′ actual landing distance required. Cabin specifications: 06’00” cabin high, 08’02” cabin wide, and 48’05” cabin long. Maximum luggage capacity of 410.00 ft^3; 110.00 ft^3 being internal and 3N/A ft^3 being external.


Average price for used aircraft BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 850CS is $15,000,000.00. A $7,500,000.00 loan over 10 years including $31250 per month in interest equates to a $376,077.86 per-month payment. Based on 450 hours a year and fuel cost at $4.25 per-gallon, the BOMBARDIER/CHALLENGER 850CS has total variable costs of $1,427,062.50, total fixed costs of $556,103.00, and hypothetical summary cost of $1,983,165.50. How much does it cost to fly: $4,407.03 per hour.

Maximal total range:
2,123 NM / 2,446 SM
Cruise speed:
441 knots / 508 MPH
Average price:
Number of passengers:
18 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 $556,103.00 $-315,647.00
Variable operation and maintenance cost $1,427,062.50 $1,427,062.50
How much does a helicopter cost per year $1,983,165.50 $1,111,415.50
Cost per hour $4,407.03 $2,469.81

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