|REGIONAL JET AIRLINER||Virtual Aircraft Museum / Canada / Bombardier|
Stretched derivative of CRJ-700. The first prototype, modified from CRJ-700 prototype with fuselage plugs but retaining CRJ-700 wings, landing gear and engines, first flown 21 February 2001; public debut at Paris Air Show 14 June 2001; first production aircraft first flown 20 October 2001; Transport Canada certification achieved 9 September 2002, followed by FAA approval 25 October 2002 and JAA certification 23 December 2002; first customer delivery to Mesa Air on 3 February 2003
900: Standard version.
900ER: Extended-range version.
900ER European: As 900ER but with maximum T-O weight limited to 36,995kg to minimise weight-related charges when operating in European airspace.
900LR: Long-range version.
900LR European: As 900LR hut with maximum T-O weight limited to 37,995kg.