Passenger and baggage amounts can greatly effect the performance of an aircraft since minimum runway lengths, range and speed are all effected by its weight.
Typical passenger configuration is the typical number of passengers the jet is configured to accommodate. Each jet will have a custom configuration to accommodate an owners specific needs and will therefore vary. Internal baggage capacity is the amount of available baggage which can be stowed inside the aircraft where there will be pressurization and temperature control. External baggage capacity is the amount of baggage space accessed from outside the aircraft and may not have pressurization or temperature control. Total number of bags is the total number of bags, using an average 5 cubic feet per bags plus 2 cubic feet of space between bags (unusable space) that you could expect to fit in the aircraft.
Typical passenger configuration: 12 pax
Internal baggage capacity: 127 cubic feet
External baggage capacity: 0 cubic feet
Total number of bags: 18 bags
Cruise speeds vary greatly during the course of a flight, during climb, cruise and descent. In addition, there is a speed limit of 250 knots below 10,000 feet which will impact average speed for shorter flights greater than longer flights.
Maximum cruise is the speed the aircraft can fly at its optimal altitude where the air is thinner.
Average cruise is calculated by taking an average trip length and takes into account the climb, speed limit, cruise and descent speeds.
Long range cruise is the speed required to attain the maximum range.
Maximum Cruise: 515 mph
Average Cruise: 515 mph
Long Range Cruise: 482 mph
Range varies depending on the weight of the baggage and passengers as well as the required runway length, altitude and speed during flight.
Maximum range is the furthest the jet can fly at long range cruise speed at optimal altitude. Seats full range is the maximum range the jet will fly at long range cruise speed at optimal altitude with the maximum payload.
Maximum range: 4,813 miles
Seats full range: 4,600 miles
Service ceiling is the maximum altitude the jet can fly. The higher the altitude, the thinner the air which allows the jet to fly faster and more efficiently since the thinner air produces less friction. Higher altitude can also make the flight more pleasurable since the pilots have more altitude options to avoid turbulence and adverse weather.
Service ceiling 51,000 feet
Required runway length
Balanced field length is the distance required to bring the aircraft up to take off speed and slow it to a full stop at an average air density and payload. Balanced field length is effected by many factors such as altitude, temperature, humidity and the condition of the runway which is effected by rain and snow. This calculation is performed by the pilot in command prior to every flight to ensure an adequate margin of safety in the event a take-off has to be aborted. Landing distance is the amount of runway required to land the aircraft at an average weight and air density and will vary greatly for each mission.
Balanced field length: 4,768 feet
landing distance: 2,775 feet
Useful payload is the amount of weight available after the weight of the pilot, crew and usable fuel have been deducted. Operational weight It is the basic weight of the aircraft including the the crew, all fluids necessary for operation such as engine oil, engine coolant, water, unusable fuel and all operator items and equipment required for flight but excluding usable fuel and the payload. Maximum take off weight is the maximum total weight of the aircraft fully packed with passengers, crew, baggage and fuel able to take off. Maximum landing weight is the maximum weight of the aircraft can be at landing.
Useful payload: 2,213 lbs
Operational weight: 25,155 lbs
Maximum take off weight: 46,700 lbs
Maximum landing weight: 42,200 lbs