Tuesday, December 16, 2008
DASSAULT FALCON 2000
|STANDARD DATA: Falcon 900EX Seats 8-12. Gross wt. 35,800. Empty wt. 20,735. Engines two 5,918-lb. General Electric/Allied Signal CFE738 turbofans. PERFORMANCE: Max cruise Mach 0.85. Range 3,000-3,125 nm. Ceiling 47,000'. |
The Falcon 2000 derived from the Falcon 900, but was designed as a smaller transcontinental jet with a reduction in range. That factor allowed Dassault to remove one engine, and make the Falcon 2000 more economical to operate and maintain. Its two remaining engines were developed in partnership with General Electric and Allied Signal specifically for the new jet design.