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Dassault Falcon 50 - France, 1979

Detailing the development and operational history of the Dassault Falcon 50 VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance.

 Entry last updated on 8/16/2017; Authored by Staff Writer; Content ¬©

  Dassault Falcon 50  
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The Falcon 50 is a further developed version of the passenger Falcon 20 series of aircraft.

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Dassault Falcon 50 Specifications

Service Year: 1979
Type: VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance
National Origin: France
Manufacturer(s): Dassault - France
Total Production: 352

Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 2 + 12
Overall Length: 60.76 feet (18.52 meters)
Overall Width: 61.88 feet (18.86 meters)
Overall Height: 22.87 feet (6.97 meters)

Weight (Empty): 20,172 lb (9,150 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 38,801 lb (17,600 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)

Engine: 3 x AlliedSignal (Honeywell) TFE31-3 Turbofans developing 3,700lbs of thrust each.

Maximum Speed: 256 knots (295 mph; 475 kph)
Maximum Range: 3,499 nautical miles (4,026 miles; 6,480 km)
Service Ceiling: 45,000 feet (13,716 meters; 8.52 miles)

Armament / Mission Payload


Global Operators (Customers, Users)

Burundi, Djibouti, France, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Venezuela and Yugoslavia.

Model Variants

Falcon 50 - Base Series Designation

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