The Lear 55 is a midsize jet built by the Learjet company which has now been purchased by Bombardier. The 55 was introduced in 1977 and produced between 1981 and 1993. The Lear 55 features a four place mid-cabin club with one single seat in the aft of the aircraft. The Lear 55 also has a 2-place divan across from the entry of the plane. The Lear 55 has long been a staple of the midsize jet charter market. Popular routes for the Lear 55 include New York-Florida. California-Texas and Texas-Florida.