Your cart is emptyShop
The small passenger aircraft is designed for speed, convenience and economical operation.
bombardier, CRJ-200, airplane, passenger carrier, aviation, Lufthansa, jet engine, elevator, cockpit, passenger door, elevon, flap, fuselage, rudder, transportation, technology
After acquiring Canadair (and thus the technology of Challenger jets) Bombardier Aerospace started manufacturing a family of business jets. These passenger jets are relatively small, they were designed for comfortable and effective short-distance flights as regional airliners.
The CRJ type made its maiden flight in 1991. It was first used by Lufthansa in 1992; by 2008 nearly 1,200 were sold.
The parameters of the CRJ200 cannot compete with the dimensions of large airliners but this was not the designers´ aim. The jet is about 27 m long and 6 m high, with a wingspan of 21 m. The wing surface area is less than 48 m².
The aircraft was designed with seats and a pleasant interior for a maximum of 50 passengers to provide comfort during short- and medium-distance flights, even though the passenger cabin is only 12 m long and 2 m wide on average.
The crew consists of 3 members, two pilots and one flight attendant.
The CRJ200 is powered by two jet engines. These are placed behind the wings, at the back of the fuselage. The General Electric CF34-3B1 engines produce a 41 kN thrust each.
The cruise speed of the jet is between 780 and 860 km/h. Its cruise altitude is about 11,000 m. Its maximum range, with average fuel consumption (1,230 l/h) is about 2,500 km.
This small jet requires a 2 km long runway for takeoff and 1.5 km for landing.
Airports provide infrastructure and services necessary for aviation.
This animation demonstrates how a turbojet engine works.
The double-decked, wide-bodied passenger aircraft can carry more then 500 passengers.
The Jumbo Jet is one of the best known airliners.
The first supersonic passenger airliner entered service in 1976.
The aircraft manufactured by the British de Haviland company was the world's first mass-produced commercial jetliner.
The Canadian helicopter is one of the most widely used helicopters in the world.
We can travel on dual carriageways on the motorway.
Articulated lorries play an important role in road transport.
This animation demonstrates the development of freight transport, from horse-drawn carts to modern lorries.
The B-2 Spirit heavy stealth bomber was deployed in the Balkan war, Afghanistan and Iraq.
The Fighting Falcon is the most successful aircraft in the category of multi-purpose fighters.
The Soviet-made twin-engine interceptor aircraft was first deployed in 1982.
The efficient reconnaissance aircraft has been used by the CIA since the Cold War.
A floatplane (sometimes called hydroplane) is an aircraft capable of taking off not only dry land, but water too.
The most popular European-made transport aircraft before World War II.
The German engineer Otto Lilienthal was the first person to make successful flights with a glider designed by himself.
The Wright Flyer was the first successful powered, heavier-than-air aircraft, designed and built by the Wright brothers.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid-framed airship.