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BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-100

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Name Regional Jet CRJ-100
Manufacturer BOMBARDIER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing (winglets)
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

CANADAIR CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-100
CANADAIR CL-600 Regional Jet RJ-100
CANADAIR Regional Jet CRJ-100
CANADAIR Regional Jet RJ-100

BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-100

BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-100 BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-100 3D


Regional airliner. In service since 1992. Airliner development of CL-601 Challenger business jet. Initially 100 series replaced by 200 series in 1993. Canadair is now part of the Bombardier Group. The CRJ1 is a member of the CRJ family. The aircraft carries the same Type Certificate as the Bombardier Regional Jet CRJ-200.

Technical Data

Wing span 21.21 m69.587 ft <br />
Length 26.8 m87.927 ft <br />
Height 6.3 m20.669 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 41 KN GE CF34-3A1 turbofans.
Engine model General Electric CF34

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 424 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1740 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.74 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 1500 m
MTOW 2150021,500 kg <br />21.5 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL410 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 980980 nm <br />1,814,960 m <br />1,814.96 km <br />5,954,593.18 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CRJ1

  • B738 / CRJ1, New York La Guardia USA, 2007 (On 5 July 2007, in daylight and good visibility, a Comair CRJ100 on an outbound scheduled service flight was cleared by a GND Controller to taxi across active runway 22 on which a Delta AL Boeing 737-800 also operating a scheduled service flight had already been cleared to land by the (TWR) local controller. The crossing to be made did not allow the CRJ100 crew to see up the runway towards the landing threshold until they had almost completed the crossing. When they did see the by then landed B738 coming towards them, they immediately increased thrust on the single operating engine to accelerate clear.)
  • CRJ1 / A320, Baltimore MD USA, 2007 (On 2 December 2007, at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, after controller error, a CRJ-100 operated by Comair with a valid take-off clearance missed by 400 ft vertically and 400 ft horizontally an Airbus A320, which just landed with also valid clearance on an intersecting runway.)
  • CRJ1, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of Congo, 2011 (On 4 April 2011, the crew of a Georgian Airways Bombardier CRJ100 operating a domestic flight for the United Nations lost control of their aircraft as they commenced a go around from below the MDA for the non precision approach flown due to an absence of visual reference with the runway. They were aware from their weather radar of severe convective weather in the vicinity of the airport although the METAR passed by ATC did not indicate this. The aircraft crashed alongside the runway and was destroyed. All occupants except one who was seriously injured were killed.)
  • CRJ1, Lexington KY USA, 2006 (On 27 August 2006, a Bombardier CRJ100 cleared for a night take off from runway 22 instead began take off on unlit runway 26. It was too short and the aircraft ran off the end at speed and was destroyed by the subsequent impact and post-crash fire with the deaths of 49 of the 50 occupants - the First Officer surviving with serious injuries. The Investigation found that the actions of the flight crew had caused the accident but noted that insufficiently robust ATC procedures had been contributory and the effects of an ongoing runway extension project had been relevant.)
  • CRJ1, Southampton UK, 2007 (On 17 January 2007, a Bombardier CRJ 100 being operated by French airline Brit Air on a scheduled night passenger flight from Paris CDG to Southampton could not be directionally controlled after touchdown on a dry surface in normal visibility and almost calm winds and departed the side of the runway during the landing roll. There were no injuries to any of the 36 occupants and there was no damage to the aircraft.)
  • CRJ1, vicinity Brest France, 2003 (On 22 June 2003, a Bombardier CRJ100 being operated by Brit Air flew an inaccurate night ILS approach and impacted terrain over a mile from the runway during an attempted unsuccessful go-around at Brest Guipavas Airport.)