November 2, 2015

Learjet 60XR Overview (2005 – 2013)

Product Overview

The Learjet 60XR, a mid-size cabin, medium-range business jet aircraft, is the largest of the Learjet family with new fuel-efficient engines, a wider, stretched fuselage, and a glass cockpit. Thrust reversers and single-point refueling are also standard equipment, and the aircraft features a full galley, together with an aft lav.

The Learjet 60XR fleet is evenly split in terms of whether they were purchased new or pre-owned. As of August 2015, 51% of the Learjet 60XR aircraft were purchased pre-owned by the current owners, the other 49%, new. 12.3% are currently for sale with the majority of those (71%) under an exclusive broker agreement. When for sale, the average number of days a Learjet 60XR remains on the market is 478.

Brief History

The original Learjet 60 was announced in October 1990 as the replacement for the mid-size Model 55C, from which it derived several of its key features.  Production of the Learjet 60 ended in 2007 following completion of 316 deliveries. The Learjet 60XR was launched in 2005 and completed production in 2013. It has an upgraded cabin and Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 advanced avionics suite.

Worldwide Appeal

There are 114 Learjet 60XR aircraft in operation today. Most of these are owned outright, with a mere 10% currently leased. North America has the largest percentage of Learjet 60XR aircraft (62%), followed by Asia (13%) and South America (13%).


Steve Schulte Photography 314-313-1622Performance

The Learjet 60XR is powered by two PW305A engines each offering 4,600 pounds of thrust and using 204 gallons per hour (GPH). The range of the Learjet 60XR is 2,294 nm operating under NBAA IFR 4 passengers with available fuel.


The cabin volume for the Learjet 60XR is 447 cubic feet. Typical configuration features 7 passenger and 2 crew seats.


Maximum Cruise Speed: 446 kts 826 km/h
Long-range Speed: 423 kts 783 km/h

Airfield Performance

Takeoff distance: 5,450 ft (1,661 m) (SL, ISA, MTOW)
Landing distance: 3,049 ft (929 m) (SL, ISA, MLW)

Operating Altitude

Maximum operating altitude: 51,000 ft (15,545 m)

Noise Level (EPNdB)

Takeoff: 70.8                Approach: 87.7 Lateral: 83.1


A. Maximum ramp weight: 23,750 lb (10,772 kg)
B. Maximum takeoff weight: 23,500 lb (10,659 kg)
C. Maximum landing weight: 19,500 lb (8,845 kg)
D. Maximum zero fuel weight: 17,000 lb (7,711 kg)
E. Standard basic operating weight: 14,896 lb (6,757 kg)


Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 advanced avionics suite with four 8×10 inch screens.


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