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Dassault Falcon 10

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dassault_Falcon_10

Falcon 10 (Mystère 10)
Role Business jet
Manufacturer Dassault Aviation
First flight 1 December 1970
Introduction 1971
Number built 226
Developed from Dassault Falcon 20

The Dassault Mystère/Falcon 10 is an early corporate jet development by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation. Despite its numbering sequence it was actually developed after the Falcon 20, and is basically a scaled down version of that aircraft.

Production began in 1971 and ceased in 1989 but it remains a popular business jet on the used market.

Variants

Minifalcon 
This was the original name of the Dassault Falcon 10.
Falcon 10 
Executive transport aircraft.
Falcon 10MER 
Transport and communications aircraft for the French Navy.
Falcon 100
Designed to replace the Falcon 10, the Series 100 had an increased Take-off weight, larger luggage compartment, and glass cockpit.

Military Operators


French Navy Falcon 10
French Navy Falcon 10
 France
 Morocco

Specifications

Data from Donald, David, ed (1997). The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft. Prospero Books. pp. pg 305. ISBN 1-85605-375-X. 

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 4-8
  • Length: 13.86 m (45 ft 5.75 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.08 m (42 ft 11 in)
  • Height: 4.61 m (15 ft 1.5 in)
  • Wing area: 24.1 m² (259.42 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 4880 kg (10760 lb)
  • Gross weight: 8500 kg (18740 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Garrett TFE731-2 turbofans, 14.65 kN (3,230 lbf) thrust each each

Performance

  • Cruising speed: 912 km/h (566 mph)
  • Range: 3560 km (2212 miles)

See also

Related development

Comparable aircraft

Related lists

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