Not many people in the world can afford to have their own private jet. For those that can, they only go for the best — and the current best? Bombardier’s latest export, the Learjet 75 Liberty light jet, retailing for a cool US$9.9 million.
Those familiar with the private aviation scene will already know that the Learjet 75 Liberty is, in fact, not Bombardier’s most expensive private jet. That title goes to its predecessor, the Learjet 75 retailing at US$13 million. If you really think about it, that makes the latest Liberty quite the steal.
What makes it worth purchasing? For starters, leg space. The aircraft normally has eight seats, but the latest Liberty has been trimmed down to just six seats, allowing for an Executive Suite with two seats to be designated at the front of the cabin, alongside two ottoman footrests.
It’s not just leg space that makes the Executive Suite sweet — it also provides guests with the quietest flight experience, so they’re free to do whatever it is they please, minus the extra white noise. Also, there’s Gogo ATG 4G connectivity provided if you need to Netflix onboard — or do some work. The rest of the four seats are designed in a club configuration. All in all, passengers will be happier with more room to stretch out.
“The Learjet 75 Liberty represents a step up for customers in the light jet segment, with unprecedented spaciousness and Bombardier’s renowned smooth ride,” said Bombardier Aviation president David Coleal. “The newest member of the Learjet family delivers a flight experience that eclipses the competition.”
This aircraft also has a range of 2,080nm (that’s 3,852.16km) and also the fastest one in its class of light jets at a top speed of Mach 0.81. As a general example, this private jet can bring you from Mexico City to San Francisco without stopping. After this, you won’t want to be packing it in like a can of sardines in economy class anymore.