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BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-900

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Name Regional Jet CRJ-900
Manufacturer BOMBARDIER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 4

Manufacturered as:

CANADAIR CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-705
CANADAIR Regional Jet CRJ-705
CANADAIR CL-600 Challenger 890
CANADAIR CL-600 Regional Jet CRJ-900
CANADAIR Regional Jet CRJ-900
CANADAIR Challenger 890

BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-900

BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-900 BOMBARDIER Regional Jet CRJ-900 3D


Regional airliner. First delivery in 2003. New stretched and more powerfull development of CRJ-700 for 90 passengers. Extended range version CRJ-900ER. First flight in 2001. Canadair is now part of the Bombardier Group. The CRJ9 is a member of the CRJ family.

Technical Data

Wing span 23.3 m76.444 ft <br />
Length 36.2 m118.766 ft <br />
Height 7.5 m24.606 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x 58,4 KN GE CF34-8C5 turbofans.
Engine model

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 458 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1972 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.8 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 1660 m
MTOW 3650036,500 kg <br />36.5 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL410 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CRJ9

  • CRJ9 / Vehicles, Whitehorse YK Canada, 2009 (On 6 March 2009, a Bombardier CRJ 705 being operated by Air Canada Jazz on a daylight scheduled domestic passenger flight from Vancouver BC to Whitehorse landed on runway 31L without clearance and after overflying two snow sweepers operating on the same runway. There was no contact between the aircraft and the vehicles or any abrupt avoidance manoeuvre and none of the 58 aircraft occupants or those in the vehicles were injured.)
  • CRJ9, Entebbe Uganda, 2018 (On 4 February 2018, a Bombardier CRJ900 which had just arrived at Kigali after a flight from Entebbe was found to have identical damage to all left engine fan blade trailing edges and a small bolt was subsequently found trapped in the intake acoustic lining. The Investigation concluded that the recovered bolt had probably been picked up by the outboard left main gear tyre at slow speed and then ejected into the engine as wheel speed increased during takeoff thus causing the observed damage. FOD mitigation measures at Entebbe, where a major airside construction project was in progress, were faulted.)
  • CRJ9, San Sebastian Spain, 2013 (On 25 October 2013, the crew of a Bombardier CRJ 900 made an unstable visual daytime approach to San Sebastian which culminated in a hard landing of sufficient severity to trigger an inspection in accordance with the AMM. The inspection did not occur and the aircraft made a further revenue flight before the hard landing was reported and substantial landing gear damage was discovered. The unstable approach at a Category 'C' airport was found to have been flown by the First Officer contrary to applicable regulatory requirements.)
  • CRJ9, Turku Finland, 2017 (On 25 October 2017, a Bombardier CRJ-900 crew lost directional control after touchdown at Turku in the presence of a tailwind component on a contaminated runway at night whilst heavy snow was falling. After entering a skid the aircraft completed a 180° turn before finally stopping 160 metres from the end of the 2500 metre-long runway. The Investigation found that skidding began immediately after touchdown with the aircraft significantly above the aquaplaning threshold and that the crew did not follow the thrust reverser reset procedure after premature deployment or use brake applications and aileron inputs appropriate to the challenging conditions.)