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GATES LEARJET Learjet 31

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LJ31
Aircraft
Name Learjet 31
Manufacturer GATES LEARJET
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing (winglets)
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

GATES LEARJET 31
LEARJET 31


GATES LEARJET Learjet 31

GATES LEARJET Learjet 31 GATES LEARJET Learjet 31 3D

Description

Light turbofan corporate jet. In service since 1988. Improved development of Learjet 35/36, combined fuselage and powerplant of Learjet 35/36 with modern wings of Learjet 55/60 (deltafins below the T-tail). Models 31A/ER for extended range with higher take-off weight. Gates Learjet is now part of the Bombardier Canada Group.

Technical Data

Wing span 13.5 m44.291 ft
Length 14.8 m48.556 ft
Height 3.8 m12.467 ft
Powerplant 2 x 15.6 kN Garrett TFE731-2B turbofans.
Engine model Garrett TFE731

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 463 kts MACH IAS kts IAS 131 kts Vapp (IAS) 131 kts
Distance 1158 m ROC 5100 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.81 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 874 m
MTOW 80288,028 kg
8.028 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL510 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 18821,882 nm
3,485,464 m
3,485.464 km
11,435,249.352 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving LJ31

None on SKYbrary