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Global 5500


Uncompromised performance

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The Global 5500 aircraft has class-leading power for mission equipment, over 16 hours of endurance, proven reliability with class-leading maintenance intervals and ample cabin space for workstations and mission equipment.

Specialized aircraft attributes

  • The highest payload capability of any purpose-built business jet
  • The longest maintenance intervals versus its competitors
  • Best-in-class power generation without modification
  • Impressive performance from weight, altitude and temperature limited runways
  • Proven external shapes and modifications including additional antennae, sensors, & radars required for key missions
  • Cooling capabilities for critical mission equipment
  • Fully compliant with all existing CNS/ATM mandates, and capable of steep approach and operating on challenging runways

The flexibility for:

  • A exclusive floorplan for VIP & Head of State transportation 
  • Up to 6 stretchers for medevac transportation plus seats for caretakers and family members
  • Easy conversion between medical evacuation, VIP and Head of State floorplans
  • Up to 8 workstations for specialized missions 

Photography by Crown, Ross Tilly (RAF)/MOD / OGL v1.0 ©2020.

The Global 5500 aircraft is ideal for:

Flight Inspection Weather/Atmospheric observation
Head of State transport Medevac
Maritime Surveillance Search & rescue
ISR, AEW, EW Multi-role

More about the Global 5500

SMOOTHEST RIDE

Next-generation wing with fully re-profiled trailing edge combines flexibility and refined aerodynamics to deliver the smooth ride for which Global business jets are renowned.

HIGHEST PAYLOAD OF ANY PURPOSE-BUILT BUSINESS JET

Carry 7139 pounds of payload with a VIP interior; or more payload with a lighter mission payload.

Longest Maintenance Intervals

The Global 5500 aircraft has the longest maintenance intervals among its competitors.

More available cabin space in flight

All the space in a Global 5500 aircraft is useable in flight, including the baggage bay. The additional space can be used for mission equipment, transporting crew belongings or accessing an air operable door.

LONGEST RANGE

Leading-edge wing technology and new, purpose-built Rolls-Royce Pearl engines give the Global 5500 aircraft class-leading range, speed and agility to connect more cities, including those its competitors can’t access.

CLEAREST VISION

The incomparable Bombardier Vision flight deck is now the first to overlay infrared and synthetic terrain imagery for true combined vision that clears the way for a smooth landing in the most challenging conditions.

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New Levels of High-Tech


From the Bombardier Vision flight deck’s Combined Vision System to the industry’s first 4K cabin and leading-edge wing technology, the Global 5500 business jet is the height of innovative design, inside and out. Whether flying or being flown, the aircraft’s cutting-edge features deliver an exceptional onboard experience.

A flight deck with clear vision

The Bombardier Vision flight deck, the industry’s leading cockpit, combines a comprehensive avionics suite with refined aesthetics for an exceptional flying experience.

4K takes flight

The first 4K-enabled cabin with the fastest in-flight connectivity and intuitive cabin management system put an ultra-high definition entertainment experience within reach.

A clear view in any condition

Approach runways with confidence. The cockpit on the Global 5500 aircraft is the first in the industry to offer a true combined vision system – the only system to seamlessly merge enhanced and synthetic vision images in a single view, reducing crew workload and increasing situational awareness with the clearest view through the toughest weather.

Fast. Intuitive. Reliable. Flexible

The Global 5500 aircraft’s cabin management system is ultra-fast, reliable and supported by a fiber optic backbone. Its intuitive design makes it simple to link to all devices so you can be as productive or connected, as you need to be. The centralized media bay offers a generous storage area to give you the flexibility and convenience you need to connect all your personal electronic devices.

Lightning fast

With Bombardier’s Ka-band technology, you are connected to the fastest internet connectivity in the industry. Ka-band offers worldwide* coverage, unparalleled reliability, unparalleled streaming, and hyper-fast connectivity speeds to keep you connected wherever your travels lead you.

  • Up to 35 times faster than other aviation internet systems utilizing the latest satellite technology
  • In-flight streaming, video conferencing and downloading
  • Backed with performance commitments from service providers

Engineered for total performance


The Global 5500 aircraft delivers unmatched versatility – offering the perfect combination of range, speed, field performance and smooth ride. The result is uncompromised performance engineered to get you where you need to be in total comfort.

Range

With an impressive range of 5,900 nautical miles, the furthest in its class, the Global 5500 business jet connects cities like Los Angeles and Moscow or Sao Paulo and Paris non-stop, saving you time and putting more of the world’s business centres within reach.

Speed

The brand-new Rolls-Royce Pearl engine, purpose-built for the Global 5500 aircraft, powers it to top speeds of M 0.90 keeping you ahead of schedule wherever you’re going.

Field performance

A superbly agile aircraft capable of effortlessly accessing difficult airfields like London City, where its competitors can’t get you.

Smooth ride

The next-generation Global wing with fully re-profiled trailing edge combines renowned flexibility with refined aerodynamics for a smooth and comfortable ride for the best night’s sleep.

Power forward

The brand-new Rolls-Royce Pearl engine, purpose-built for the Global 5500 business jet, is a powerhouse of innovative design and technology. The industry’s most advanced engine core enhances aerodynamics for greater power and efficiency allowing the Global 5500 aircraft to fly farther, faster and quieter.

This unrivalled powerhouse stands out for its innovative new technologies including advanced core architecture, advanced EHM, and an ultra slimline nacelle. What’s more, a new high-pressure compressor with reduced weight enables greater efficiency, a new high-pressure turbine produces a higher temperature and faster core, and an enhanced 3-stage low-pressure turbine delivers higher fan power and increased thrust.

Global 5500 top view
Global 5500 top view blueprint

Specifications

Global 5500 top view blueprint

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Global 5500 top view blueprint

Range

  • Maximum range 5,900 nm 10,927 km

(Theoretical range with NBAA IFR reserves, ISA, M 0.85, 8 pax /3 crew. Actual range will be affected by speed, weather, selected options and other factors)

Capacity

  • Passengers: Up to 16

Avionics

  • Bombardier Vision flight deck with four large displays
  • Combined Vision System (CVS) available, Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Graphical flight planning, Airport Moving Map (AMM)
  • MultiScan weather radar
  • ADS-B in
  • Latest Performance Based Navigation (PBN):
    • SBAS/ WA AS 
    • LPV approach
    • RNAV, en-route RNP & RNP AR approaches
  • Controller Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC) 
  • Datalink, high-speed SATCOM

 

Speed (mach)

  • Top speed 0.90
  • High-speed cruise 0.88
  • Typical cruise speed 0.85

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 5,490 ft
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 2,207 ft

Airfield Performance

  • Takeoff distance (SL, ISA, MTOW) 1,674 m
  • Landing distance (SL, ISA, typical) 673 m

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 51,000 ft
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 41,000 ft

Operating Altitude

  • Maximum operating altitude 15,545 m
  • Initial cruise altitude (MTOW) 12,497 m

Engines

  • Rolls-Royce Pearl engine
  • Thrust: 15,125 lbf (67.3kN)
  • Flat rated to ISA + 15°C
94 ft 0 in 28.7 m
Global 5500 front view
25 ft 6 in 7.8 m
96 ft 10 in 29.5 m
Global 5500 side view

Interior

  • Cabin height 6 ft 2 in
  • Cabin width 7 ft 11 in
  • Cabin length (1) 40 ft 9 in

(1) From cockpit divider to aft most cabin without baggage compartment.

Interior

  • Cabin height 1.88 m
  • Cabin width 2.41 m
  • Cabin length (1) 12.41 m

(1) From cockpit divider to aft most cabin without baggage compartment.

Exterior

  • Length 96 ft 10 in
  • Wingspan 94 ft 0 in
  • Wing area 1021 ft2
  • Height 25 ft 6 in

Exterior

  • Length 29.5 m
  • Wingspan 28.7 m
  • Wing area 94.8 m2
  • Height 7.8 m

Weights

  • Maximum ramp weight 92,750 lb
  • Maximum takeoff weight 92,500 lb
  • Maximum landing weight 78,600 lb
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 58,000 lb
  • Basic operating weight 50,861 lb
  • Maximum fuel weight 39,250 lb
  • Maximum payload 7,139 lb

Weights

  • Maximum ramp weight 42,071 kg
  • Maximum takeoff weight 41,957 kg
  • Maximum landing weight 35,652 kg
  • Maximum zero-fuel weight 26,308 kg
  • Basic operating weight 23,070 kg
  • Maximum fuel weight 17,804 kg
  • Maximum payload 3,238 kg

All specifications and data are approximate, may change without notice and are subject to certain operating rules, assumptions and other conditions. The interior images shown are for information purposes only and may represent some optional configurations. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer, commitment, representation, guarantee or warranty of any kind and the configuration and performance of any aircraft shall be determined in a final purchase agreement. MultiScan is a registered trademark of Collins Aerospace. Pearl is a registered trademark of Rolls-Royce. *In-flight excluding North and South Poles.