Best of the Best 2011: Business Aircraft: Light Midsize: Bombardier Learjet 45XR
Bombardier Learjet 45XR (514.861.9481, www.bombardier.com) offers one of the most comfortable and spacious cabins in the light-midsize class. A typical cabin configuration includes eight fully articulating seats in a double-club arrangement and 65 cubic feet of luggage space. The cabin also is quiet; noise rarely exceeds 72 decibels. The roughly $13 million Learjet 45XR can travel farther than 2,200 miles nonstop (when carrying four passengers) at speeds faster than 530 mph.