March 31, 2014
Overview including differentiating features from other aircraft in its category
The Challenger 605 was introduced with an avionics and structural upgrade on the 604 design with the same two General Electric CF34-3B engines and wings. In a combination of club, divan and individual seating, the Challenger 605 typically carries 10-12 passengers. Structural improvements included larger and higher-positioned cabin windows.
Cockpit instrumentation was updated with new avionics displays and "electronic flight bag" capability. Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 with four-screen display system, offering 55 percent more area and an improved pilot interface. This model can be visually identified by a new, rounded tailcone.
As of January 2014, the Challenger 605 market is comprised of 56% pre-owned. The percentage for sale is 6.9% with 100% under an exclusive broker agreement and average days on the market are 310 days.
Bombardier introduced its Challenger 604 in 1995 as...