The Learjet 60 is a twin-engine business jet in low-wing design of the Learjet family of the manufacturer Bombardier.
The aircraft is a further development of the Learjet 55 with a longer fuselage, better aerodynamics ( winglets ) and more powerful engines. The aircraft has a two - man cockpit and a cabin for up to eight passengers who are accommodated in the seat assembly 1 1. The first flight of a Learjet 60 took place in June 1991, its approval by the FAA, it was 1993.
Meanwhile, there is a further developed version Learjet 60 XR with improved avionics ( Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21) and some improvements in the cabin. She had its maiden flight on 3 April 2006 and is in service since July 2007. End of 2008 it was announced that the European business charter company Jet Republic wants to buy 110 machines (25 firm orders 85 options) of this type worth 1.5 billion U.S. dollars, of which the first were to be delivered in October 2009. In the meantime, however, this order was canceled because the company as the respective capital could not bring together.