The first Challenger 850 has been delivered in Russia. Jahid Fazal-Karim, svp new aircraft sales, Bombardier Business Aircraft, says: "Market interest worldwide is solid for both the executive and shuttle variants of the Challenger 850, particularly in Russia, where there is continued strong demand for the executive version."
The delivered aircraft was the first Challenger 850 executive completion by Lufthansa Technik. Bernhard Conrad, svp completion centre, says: "We are on track with the completion of another five aircraft."
The large cabin Challenger 850 has a transcontinental range of
3,044 nautical miles.