Learjet 35 Profile

Learjet 35 Profile

The Learjet Model 35 is a series of military transport aircraft and American multi-role business jets. The Learjet Model 35 used by the United States Air Force called C-21A.

Learjet 35 Profile
Manufacturer : Learjet
Developed from : Learjet 25
Role : Business jet
First flight : 22 August 1973
Status : Operational
Number built : 738

The aircraft are powered by two Garrett TFE731-2 turbofan engines. Its cabin can be arranged for 6-8 passengers. The Model 35 has a shortened passenger area in the fuselage, in order to provide more space in the aft fuselage for fuel tanks. It is designed for longer-range mission capability.

The engines are mounted in nacelles on the sides of the aft fuselage. The wings are equipped with single-slotted flaps. The wingtip fuel tanks distinguish the design from other aircraft having similar functions.

 

Learjet 35 Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: two (pilot and co-pilot)
  • Capacity: 8 passengers and 3,153 lb (1,433 kg) of cargo
  • Length: 48 ft 7 in (14.71 m)
  • Wingspan: 39 ft 6 in (11.97m)
  • Height: 12 ft 3 in (3.71 m)
  • Wing area: 253.3ft² (23.53m²)
  • Empty weight: 10,119 lb (4,590kg)
  • Loaded weight: lb (kg)
  • Useful load: lb (kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 18,300 lb (8,235 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Garrett TFE731-2-2B turbofan, 3,500 lbf (16kN) each
  • *Unit cost: $3.1 million (fiscal 1996 constant dollars)

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 350 knots indicated (KIAS) (403 mph, 648 km/h or 0.81M (These numbers differ based on altitude))
  • Maximum speed: 461 knots at 41,000 ft (12,500 m) (530 mph, 853 km/h, Mach 0.81)
  • Stall speed: 100 knots (mph, km/h)
  • Range: 2,004 nm (2,306 mi, 3,690 km)
  • Service ceiling: 45,000 ft (13,700 m)
  • Rate of climb: 8000 ft/min (m/s)
  • Wing loading: lb/ft² (kg/m²)
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