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BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-700

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Name Regional Jet CRJ-700
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 4

Manufacturered as:

CANADAIR CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-701
CANADAIR CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-700
CANADAIR Regional Jet CRJ-700
CANADAIR Regional Jet CRJ-701
CANADAIR CL-600 Challenger 870
CANADAIR Challenger 870

BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-700

BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-700 BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-700 3D


Regional airliner. In service since 2001. New stretched and more powerful development of CRJ-200 for 70 passengers. Canadair is now part of the Bombardier Group. The CRJ7 is a member of the CRJ family.

Technical Data

Wing span 23.24 m76.247 ft <br />
Length 32.51 m106.66 ft <br />
Height 7.57 m24.836 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 56.4 or 61.3 kN rated GE CF34 - 8C1 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 442 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1565 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.77 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 1509 m
MTOW 3400034,000 kg <br />34 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL410 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 19801,980 nm <br />3,666,960 m <br />3,666.96 km <br />12,030,708.67 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CRJ7

  • B712 / CRJ7, vicinity Strasbourg France, 2019 (On 12 April 2019, a Boeing 717-200 commenced a go around at Strasbourg because the runway ahead was occupied by a departing Bombardier CRJ700 which subsequently, despite co-ordinated TCAS RAs, then came to within 50 feet vertically when only 740 metres apart laterally as the CRJ, whose crew did not see the 717, passed right to left in front of it. The Investigation attributed the conflict primarily to a series of flawed judgements by the TWR controller involved whilst also noting one absent and one inappropriate ATC procedure which respectively may have provided a context for the resultant risk.)
  • B752 / CRJ7, San Francisco CA USA, 2008 (On 13 January 2008, a Boeing 757-200 and a Bombardier CL-600 received pushback clearance from two adjacent terminal gates within 41 seconds. The ground controller believed there was room for both aircraft to pushback. During the procedure both aircraft were damaged as their tails collided. The pushback procedure of the Boeing was performed without wing-walkers or tail-walkers.)
  • CRJ7 / A319, Lyon Saint-Exupéry France, 2017 (On 17 March 2017, a Bombardier CRJ 700 which had just landed on runway 35R at Lyon Saint-Exupéry was about to cross runway 35L as cleared when its crew saw the departing Airbus A319 on runway 35L accelerating towards their intended crossing position and braked to a stop before entering the runway. The Investigation found that both aircraft had complied with all instructions issued by the TWR controller and concluded that safety management processes at the airport were not commensurate with the incursion risk involved and had been unchanged since an almost identical incident a year previously.)
  • CRJ7 / C172, Allentown PA USA, 2008 (On 19 September 2008, A Mesa Airlines CRJ-700 making a night take off from Allentown in accordance with its clearance saw an aircraft ahead on the runway whilst accelerating at in excess of 100 knots and responded with a high speed rejected take off, clearing the other aircraft by an estimated 3 metres at approximately 40 knots. It was found that the TWR controller failed to ensure that the just-landed light aircraft had vacated the runway before issuing the take off clearance. This controller was newly recruited and recently certified in-position after supervised experience gained almost exclusively during daylight hours.)
  • CRJ7 / CRJ2, Charlotte NC USA, 2008 (On 28 June 2008, a Bombardier CRJ 700 operated by PSA Airlines, during daytime pushback collided with a stationary CRJ 200 of the same company at Douglas International Airport Charlotte, North Carolina.)
  • CRJ7, Kanpur India, 2011 (On 20 July 2011, an Alliance Air CRJ 700 touched down over half way along the 9000 ft long runway at Kanpur after a stable ILS approach but with an unexpected limiting tailwind component and failed to stop before the end of the paved surface. Although an emergency evacuation was not necessary and there were no injuries, the aircraft was slightly damaged by impact with an obstruction. The subsequent investigation attributed the event to the commanders continued attempt at a landing when a late touchdown became increasingly likely.)
  • CRJ7, Lorient France, 2012 (On 16 October 2012, a Brit Air Bombardier CRJ 700 landed long on a wet runway at Lorient and overran the runway. The aircraft sustained significant damage but none of the occupants were injured. The Investigation attributed the accident to poor decision making by the crew whilst showing signs of complacency and fatigue and failing to maintain a sterile flight deck or go around when the approach became unstable. A context of deficiencies at the airport and at the Operator was also detailed and it was concluded that aquaplaning had occurred.)