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Dassault Falcon 50


VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance


France | 1979



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



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 12/21/2020 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one aircraft design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Dassault Falcon 50 VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance.
3 x AlliedSignal (Honeywell) TFE31-3 Turbofans developing 3,700lbs of thrust each.
Propulsion
295 mph
475 kph | 256 kts
Max Speed
45,000 ft
13,716 m | 9 miles
Service Ceiling
4,026 miles
6,480 km | 3,499 nm
Operational Range
City-to-City Ranges
Operational range when compared to distances between major cities (in KM).
NYC
 
  LON
LON
 
  PAR
PAR
 
  BER
BER
 
  MOS
MOS
 
  TOK
TOK
 
  SYD
SYD
 
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  NYC
Structure
The nose-to-tail, wingtip-to-wingtip physical qualities of the Dassault Falcon 50 VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance.
2
(MANNED)
Crew
60.8 ft
18.52 m
O/A Length
61.9 ft
(18.86 m)
O/A Width
22.9 ft
(6.97 m)
O/A Height
20,172 lb
(9,150 kg)
Empty Weight
38,801 lb
(17,600 kg)
MTOW
Design Balance
The three qualities reflected below are altitude, speed, and range. The more full the box, the more balanced the design.
RANGE
ALT
SPEED
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Dassault Falcon 50 family line.
Falcon 50 - Base Series Designation.
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Dassault Falcon 50. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national aircraft listing.

Total Production: 352 Units

Contractor(s): Dassault - France
National flag of France National flag of Iraq National flag of Iran National flag of Italy National flag of Jordan National flag of Libya National flag of Morocco National flag of Portugal National flag of Rwanda National flag of South Africa National flag of Spain National flag of Sudan National flag of Switzerland National flag of Venezuela National flag of Yugoslavia

[ Burundi; Djibouti; France; Iran; Iraq; Italy; Jordan; Libya; Morocco; Portugal; Rwanda; South Africa; Spain; Sudan; Switzerland; Venezuela; Yugoslavia ]
Relative Max Speed
Hi: 300mph
Lo: 150mph
Aircraft Max Listed Speed (295mph).

Graph Average of 225 MPH.
Era Crossover
Pie graph section
Showcasing Aircraft Era Crossover (if any)
Max Alt Visualization
Small airplane graphic
Production Comparison
352
36183
44000
Entry compared against Ilyushin IL-2 (military) and Cessna 172 (civilian) total production.
MACH Regime (Sonic)
Sub
Trans
Super
Hyper
HiHyper
ReEntry
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
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Mission Roles
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to airborne requirements.
COMMERCIAL AVIATION
BIZJET
VIP SERVICE
RECONNAISSANCE
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
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