Algeria; Argentina; Australia; Bangladesh; Bolivia; Canada; Colombia; Denmark; Ecuador; Finland; Gabon; Germany; Ghana; Guatemala; Indonesia; Italy; Ivory Coast; Jordan; Malaysia; Mexico; Montenegro; Myanmar; Netherlands; Nigeria; Norway; Nauru; Papua New Guinea; Peru; Philippines; South Africa; South Korea; Spain; Eswatini; Sweden; Tanzania; Togo; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
✓Special-Mission: MEDical EVACuation (MEDEVAC)
Extraction of wounded combat or civilian elements by way of specialized onboard equipment and available internal volume or external carrying capability.
✓Special-Mission: Search & Rescue (SAR)
Ability to locate and extract personnel from areas of potential harm or peril (i.e. downed airmen in the sea).
Used in roles serving the commercial aviation market, ferrying both passengers and goods over range.
Used in the Very-Important-Person (VIP) passenger transport role, typically with above-average amenities and luxuries as standard.
✓Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR), Scout
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Incorporates two or more engines, enhancing survivability and / or performance.
Can reach and operate at higher altitudes than average aircraft of its time.
EXTENDED RANGE PERFORMANCE
Capability to travel considerable distances through onboard fuel stores.
Ability to operate over ocean in addition to surviving the special rigors of the maritime environment.
Supports pressurization required at higher operating altitudes for crew survival.
Features partially- or wholly-enclosed crew workspaces.
Features retracting / retractable undercarriage to preserve aerodynamic efficiency.
90.2 ft (27.50 m)
77.1 ft (23.50 m)
27.7 ft (8.45 m)
35,594 lb (16,145 kg)
65,036 lb (29,500 kg)
+29,443 lb (+13,355 kg)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Fokker F28-1000 production variant)
monoplane / low-mounted / straight
Design utilizes a single primary wing mainplane; this represent the most popular mainplane arrangement.
Mainplanes are low-mounted along the sides of the fuselage.
The planform involves use of basic, straight mainplane members.
(Structural descriptors pertain to the Fokker F28-1000 production variant)
2 x Rolls-Royce Spey Mk 555-15 engines developing 9,850lb of thrust each.
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the Fokker F28-1000 production variant. Performance specifications showcased above are subject to environmental factors as well as aircraft configuration. Estimates are made when Real Data not available. Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database or View aircraft by powerplant type)
None. Special-mission equipment may be carried in certain governmental and military marks.
(Not all ordnance types may be represented in the showcase above)
F28 "Fellowship" - Base Series Designation.
F28.Mk 1000 (F28-1000) - Initial production model of 1969; 70-person seating.
F28.Mk 1000C - Added cargo door.
F28.Mk 2000 (F28-2000) - Model of 1972; based in the Mk 1000 though with lengthened fuselage; 79-person seating; 10 airframes completed.
F28.Mk 3000 (F28-3000) - Model of 1978; lengthened wingspan; reinforced airframe; cargo door for freight duties; increased fuel stores for enhanced operating eanges.
F28.Mk 3000C - Added cargo door.
F28.Mk 4000 (F28-4000) - Model of 1976 based on the Mk 2000 form; lengthened wingspan; 85-person seating; extra exits.
F28.Mk 5000 (F28-5000) - Proposed short-runway variant; based in the Mk 3000 production mark with shortened fuselage and lengthened wingspan; RR RB.183 Mk.555-15H engines.
F.28 Mk 6000 (F28-6000) - Proposed lengthened fuselage form of 1973; increased wingspan; two examples constructed.
F.28 Mk 6600 (F28-6600) - Proposed variant.
Fairchild 228 - Proposed airliner to be built by American-based Fairchild-Hiller in the United States; 2 x RR RB.203 engines; 50-person seating.
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