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Dassault Falcon 900

Dassault Falcon 900LX HB-JTA Air Sarina AG

The Dassault Falcon 900 is a French-built corporate jet aircraft made by Dassault Aviation

  • Role: Business jet
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Dassault Aviation
  • First flight: 21 September 1984
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1984-present
  • Number built: 260+
  • Developed from: Dassault Falcon 50
  • Variants: Dassault Falcon 2000, Dassault Falcon 7X

Specifications (Falcon 900B)

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two
  • Capacity: 19 passengers
  • Length: 20.21 m (66 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 19.33 m (63 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 7.55 m (24 ft 9.5 in)
  • Wing area: 49 m² (527 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 10,255 kg (22,608 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 20,640kg (45,503 lb)
  • Powerplant: 3 × Honeywell TFE731-5BR-1C turbofan, 21.13 kN (4,750 lbf) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.84-0.87
  • Cruise speed: 950 km/h (513 knots, 590 mph) at 36,000ft (10,970 m) (Mach 0.85)
  • Stall speed: 158 km/h (85 knots, 98 mph) (wheels and flaps down)
  • Range: 7,400 km (3,995 nm, 4,598 mi) (7 passengers)
  • Service ceiling: 15,500 m (51,000 ft)
  • Wing loading: 435kg/m² (91lb/ft²)