CC-144 Challenger

Aircraft
Overview

The CC-144 Challenger is used to transport government officials and foreign dignitaries. It also supports military operations in Canada and around the world.

The Challenger can quickly deliver passengers almost anywhere. Some of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Challengers are equipped to support emergency medical evacuations. They also have successfully supported many humanitarian and diplomatic missions.

Length 20.85 m
Wingspan 18.84 m
Height 5.84 m
Maximum gross weight 18,779 kg
Maximum speed Mach 0.8
Range 5,926 km
Location Ottawa, Ont.
This aircraft is used for Transport

News

Two white medium-sized jet aircraft on a runway.

New aircraft means better squadron cohesiveness

This summer, the RCAF acquired two new Challenger 650 aircraft which replaced two older aircraft before they could fall short of operational requirements. What does this mean for the RCAF and the CAF?
November 19, 2020

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