Comparing the Learjet 75 Liberty, Learjet 70, Learjet 60, Learjet 55, Learjet 45, Learjet 40, Learjet 36, Learjet 35, Learjet 31, Learjet 25, and Learjet 24
Frank Sinatra’s favored private jet was used to film acrobatic aerial scenes in Top Gun featuring Tom Cruise. Here’s a look at the various Learjet models you can access via jet cards or private jet charter
Legendary Learjet may only be a bit player it today’s market for new private jets. Still, the private jets that were synonymous with Hollywood in the 1960s and 1970s are plentiful in the on-demand charter market. They are also used by many category-based jet card providers. There’s also model-specific Lear options for fractional ownership and jet cards.
Founded in 1962 by Bill Lear, it has now been under the ownership of Bombardier since 1990. From celebrities of the day like Frank Sinatra to high-profile pilots like astronaut Neil Armstrong, the Learjet was the flagship of private jets for decades.
There is currently only one model in production, the Learjet 75 Liberty, an update of the Lear 45. In February 2021, it announced it was ending production of the type to focus on its Challenger and Global aircraft. The current Lear has a 4 ft., 11 in. cabin height, 5 ft., 1 in. cabin width, and cabin length of 19 ft., 10 in. The Lear 75 Liberty reduced manufacturer sticker price to $9.9 million from $13.5 million for its predecessor. Last year, Bombardier only delivered a dozen Lear 70/75 types.
Bombardier Lear private jet family
- Lear 75 Liberty and Lear 75
- Lear 70
- Lear 60 and Lear 60XR
- Lear 55, Lear 55B, and Lear 55C
- Lear 45, Lear 45XR
- Lear 40, Lear40XR
- Lear 36, Lear 36A
- Lear 35A
- Lear31, Lear 31A, Lear 31ER
- Lear 25D
Comparing Lear private jet models available in the fractional, lease, jet card, and on-demand charter markets
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Learjet Cabin Layouts
Bombardier’s Learjet family offers multiple cabin configurations. Below are the most typical.
Lear 75 Liberty
Lear 60 and Lear 60XR
Other Bombardier models currently in production
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