Bombardier Learjet 35A
The Learjet Model 35 is a multi-role business jets and military transport aircraft manufactured by Bombardier and approved for VFR, IFR, day, night and icing conditions. The engines are mounted in nacelles on the sides of the aft fuselage. The wings are equipped with single-slotted flaps. The wingtip fuel tanks distinguish the design from other aircraft having similar functions. The Top Aces Learjet are used as aggressor and special mission aircraft supporting target tow exercises for naval training among other types of missions.
Typical Learjet 35A Missions
Approved for VFR, IFR, day, night and icing conditions;
Real Time Performance & Quality Assurance (RTPQA) for NORAD on the East & West Coasts plus the North Warning System (NWS);
NORAD HAWK exercises involving multi simulation profiles for CF-18 & USAF forces;
Target Tow for Naval training with TRX-9 targets for gunnery and TLX-1 Low Level targets for anti-ship missile defence training;
Electronic Warfare employing Jammers and Emulators;
Navy OPS with Single and Multi-Ship profiles;
Packages exercises with AlphaJets and CF-18s.
- Crew: Three, (Pilot, Co-pilot and Electronic Warfare
- Length: 48.8 ft.
- Normal T/O weight: 19,600 lbs
- Engines: Garrett TFE731-2B turbofan
- Speed: 872 km/h