The Lear 55 was first introduced in 1981 as a business jet with a standup “widebody” cabin. The Lear 55 is recognizable by its low/straight wing with winglets and its delta fins under the tail (C model and newer). The 55 has two rear fuselage mounted engines and a swept T-tail with swept horizontal stabilizer. Each side of the fuselage has 4 square cabin windows. The 55 carries up to 8 passengers in up to 6 configurations and is piloted by a 2 man crew. The Learjet 55 cruises at 455 knots and has a range of 2397 nautical miles.