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The Challenger 604 business aircraft is a heavy-class jet that is highly versatile and much sought-after for long-range charter flights.
The extent of its range is partly due to a better engine design – two General Electric CF34-3B turbofans power the Challenger 604, giving it an intercontinental capacity of 4,027 nautical miles. It also has a higher fuel capacity, adding to its longer range capabilities.
And although it may not be the fastest aircraft in its category, the 604 is capable of moderate speeds of up to 489 mph at long-distance cruising speed.
For a heavy jet, the Challenger 604 is also a very capable climber – it takes just 22 minutes to reach 37,000 feet. And it only needs a distance of 2,777 feet to land. Maximum cruising altitude for this business jet is 41,000 feet, which means it can: