Challenger 300 for Sale

Challenger 300 Ownership Overview

Buyers in the business jet market are familiar with the name “Challenger”. It brings prestige and quality to mind, and when one finds a Challenger 300 for sale, the thought process is no different. This aircraft was Bombardier’s entry to the super midsized business jet market, and it was met with smashing success. Production began in 2001 and nearly 500 have been manufactured and delivered to customers around the world.

Challenger 300 Cabin Experience

The Challenger 300 is capable of transporting 8 passengers and 2 crew members. The aircraft includes a luxurious lavatory at the end of the nearly 70ft fuselage, inside the roughly 25ft long cabin. The ample space in this aircraft allows for maximum passenger comfort in-flight.

Total cabin space is an astounding 930 cubic feet, with 560 cubic feet dedicated to passenger seating. Overall, this space provides each passenger typically 70 cubic feet of room. The width of the cabin is over 7ft, while the height is over 6ft, providing many taller passengers a better opportunity for walking throughout the cabin during flight.

Challenger 300 Mission Profile

Customers who buy a Challenger 300 are those looking for the top of the line in the super midsized market. This aircraft has true coast-to-coast performance in the United States, which is a focal point for many businesses and other larger groups.

The Challenger 300 has exceptional short field takeoff and landing performances, and its ability doesn’t deteriorate under hot temperatures and high altitude ranges. Improved design in the shape of the wing brings increased fuel efficiency, thus keeping the economical aspect of this aircraft lower than many competitors.

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Challenger 300 Cost to Own

Acquisition cost for the Challenger 300 typically ranges from $13-$14 million. Competition such as the Gulfstream G200 and Legacy 500 create the extremes to the range which the Challenger falls into as the G200 costs buyers $6.8-$7.0 million and the Legacy 500 cashes in at $19-$20 million.When factoring in market depreciation to total annual cost, the Challenger 300 will cost buyers $3.0-$3.1 million a year, falling in the middle of the range created by the competition once again as the G200 is roughly $2.7 million and the Legacy 500 is around $3.5 million.

Challenger 300 Operating Cost

Challenger 300 direct operating cost is around $3,100 per flight hour, similar to that of its competitors. This rate includes fuel burn as well as various maintenance, crew, and operating fees. The annual fixed cost for the Challenger 300 is roughly $879,000-$881,000, higher than the G200 and Legacy 500 by $10,000-$20,000.

Challenger 300 Performance Overview

The Challenger 300 has made a mark on the history of the super midsized jet for a reason. It has 20% more range capability than the leading aircraft in its class, providing large groups necessary transportation coast-to-coast. Flyers looking into aircraft for sale will be drawn in by the range, and stay for the luxury that the Challenger 300 brings to the table.

Challenger 300 Engines

The Challenger 300 is equipped with two Honeywell HTF7000 engines with standard thrust reversers and and more than 6,800lbs of thrust. The Challenger 300 has a max cruise speed of 470kts, the same as the two rivals.

The aircraft can land and takeoff in the following field lengths:

  • FAR-91: 2,370ft
  • FAR-135: 2,962ft
  • FAR-121: 3,951ft

Challenger 300 Payload

Max payload for the Challenger 300 is 3,350lbs and can transport that capacity 2,670nm. The Legacy can only carry 2,650lbs of payload, transporting it over 2,800nm, and the G200 can carry well over 4,000lbs of payload and transport it around 2,600nm.

Challenger 300 Range

At long-range cruise, the Challenger 300 has a range of 3,220nm with a typical passenger load. Under the same parameters, the Legacy 500 reaches nearly 3,100nm and the Gulfstream G200 reaches around 3,400nm.

Challenger 300 Specifications

Challenger 300 General Info
Aircraft Class Super Midsize Jet
Aircraft Manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace
Aircraft Year of Manufacture 2004 - 2012
Challenger 300 Financial Data
Acquisition Cost $11,880,000 - $14,520,000
Variable Cost $2,795 - $3,417/hr
Annual Cost $1,961,042 - $2,396,829
Fixed Cost $88,063 - $792,564
Market Depreciation $900,000
Retail Charter Rate $3,800/hr
Average Charter Net $1,294/hr
Challenger 300 Performance Data
Fuel Burn 300 gal/hr
Max Cruise 470 kts
135 Landing 2,962 ft
135 Takeoff 2,962 ft
91 Landing 2,370 ft
91 Takeoff 2,370 ft
121 Landing 3,951 ft
121 Takeoff 3,951 ft
Max Payload 3,350 lbs
Basic Operating Weight 23,850 lbs
Max Takeoff Weight 38,900 lbs
Challenger 300 Cabin Details
Cabin Dimensions 28'6" x 7'5" x 6'1"
Cabin Volume 1286
Seat Count 8-10