The Global Express was the first of 4 business jet aircraft models built by Bombardier to compete in the new ultra-long range Large Cabin market. The Global Express filled the top-end of the Bombardier product line.
The Global Express shares the Canadair Regional Jets fuselage cross section. The Global Express features an advanced all new supercritical wing with a 35 degree sweep and winglets plus a new tail.
The Global Express is powered by two Rolls Royce BR710-A2-20 engines each offering 14,750 pounds of thrust. The Global Express uses 481 gallons per hour (GPH). The range of the Global Express is 5,960 nm operating under NBAA IFR 8 passengers with available fuel.
The cabin volume for the Global Express is 2,140 cubic feet. Typical configuration features 11 passenger seats with 3 crew including fully berth able seats and an aft lounge/bedroom. The aircraft has a full galley and two lavatories.
- Typical seating: 11
- Max seating configuration: 19
- Total cabin volume: 2,140
- Cabin length: 48.4
- Cabin height: 6' 2"
- Width: max/flr 8.2/6.9
- Baggage capacity: 185 cubic feet
- Takeoff at sea level: 5,820'
- Takeoff at 5,000' and 25°C: 7,880 feet
- Landing distance: 2,190 feet
- Certified ceiling: 51,000 feet
- Fuel consumption: 486 gph
- High speed cruise: 499 knots
- Range (four passengers): 5,960 Nautical Miles
- 600 NM mission: 1+17 Flight Time
- 1,000 NM mission: 2+32 flight time