RJ85

BAE SYSTEMS AVRO RJ-85

Aircraft
Name
AVRO RJ-85
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
T-tail
WTC
M
APC
C
Type Code
L4J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Underwing mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BRITISH AEROSPACE RJ-85
AVRO RJ-85 Avroliner
AVRO Avroliner (RJ-85)
BAE SYSTEMS Avro RJ-85
AI(R) RJ-85 Avroliner
AI(R) Avroliner (RJ-85)

RJ85

Short range regional airliner. Avroliner 85 signifies for 85 passengers. Successor of the BAe-146-200. Production was switched to RJ 85 in 1993. The RJ85 features an improved cabin and the more efficient LF 507's. Total of 87 aircraft were built.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
26.34 m
Length (metric)
28.55 m
Height (metric)
8.61 m
Powerplant

4 x 31.15 kN Textron Lycoming LF 507 turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
Lycoming LF507
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
125 kts
Distance
1030 m
MTOW
42190 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
155 kts
ROC
2200 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
220 kts
ROC
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
220 kts
ROC
1200 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH
0.65
ROC
500 ft/min
Cruise
TAS
420 kts
MACH
0.68
Ceiling
310
Range
1100 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
0.68
ROD
800 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
250 kts
ROD
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
200 kts
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
125 kts
Distance
1200 m

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