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IAI 1121 Jet Commander

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Name 1121 Jet Commander
Manufacturer IAI
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Mid wing
Tail Regular tail, high set
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:

AERO COMMANDER 1121 Jet Commander
IAI Commodore Jet
IAI 1121 Commodore Jet

IAI 1121 Jet Commander

IAI 1121 Jet Commander


The Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) Westwind is a business jet that became a cornerstone of the Israeli aircraft manufacturing industry and remained in production for twenty years. Usually set up for seven passengers, it can carry as many as ten, or be quickly reconfigured as a fast air freight aircraft.

Technical Data

Wing span 13.65 m44.783 ft <br />
Length 15.93 m52.264 ft <br />
Height 4.81 m15.781 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x Garrett TFE731-3-1G turbofan engines, 16.46 kN (3,700 lbF) each.
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 425 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 1660 m ROC 5000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 1190 m
MTOW 72007,200 kg <br />7.2 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL450 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 16201,620 nm <br />3,000,240 m <br />3,000.24 km <br />9,843,307.094 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving JCOM

None on SKYbrary