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Dassault Falcon 20. Specification. Specifications. A photo
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Dassault Falcon 20. Specification. Specifications. A photo

Dassault Falcon 20. Specification. Specifications. A photo

 

Dassault Falcon 20 \ Mystere 20 - French jet administrative-type, which has become one of the first models in the family business jets produced by the French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation.

 

Dassault Falcon 20 photo

 

Attempts to create the first jet aircraft produced by French administrative-type aircraft engineer in the mid 50-ies, but because of the lack of sufficient knowledge in the field of aircraft construction, as well as the lack of jet engines pushed the emergence of the project until the early 60-ies.

 

A photoDassault Falcon 20

 

Development of the aircraft Dassault Falcon 20 1961 began in the year, and after another two years, in the year 1963, aeronautical engineer carried out the first launch of an administrative type of aircraft operated by jet propulsion system. After a series of improvements carried out, the aircraft Dassault Falcon 20 1965 year entered the mass production, and, the aircraft almost immediately gained interest among customers.

 

Photo Falcon 20

 

The power plant of the aircraft Dassault Falcon 20 originally consisted of two jet engines Pratt & Whitney JT12A-8, however, then the aircraft began to set more advanced aircraft engines - reliable in operation and easy to maintain General Electric CF700, total thrust 40 kN.

Because Dassault Falcon 20 was the first aircraft of the administrative type mounted with a jet engine, there are several problems - the plane was not quite maneuverable at high speeds and control of the aircraft severely hampered. However, subsequently, in a yield of improved versions of these negative aspects have been eliminated.

 

cockpitDassault Falcon 20

 

On board the aircraft Dassault Falcon 20 can accommodate up to 8 10 passengers depending on the configuration of the cabin, so that the aircraft has a number of advantages over the widespread propeller aircraft, manufactured by American and European aircraft manufacturers.

During the production of Dassault Falcon 20, the French aeronautical engineer released a large number of different modifications, mainly focuses on large customers.

Dassault Mystere \ Falcon 20 - the first prototype of the base production model, now stored in the Museum of Aviation.

Dassault Mystere \ Falcon 20C is an upgraded version of the first prototype, however, this model was released only two copies, followed by the French aircraft manufacturers have converted it into a new modification.

 

SalonDassault Falcon 20

 

Aircraft Dassault Falcon 20CC - model with low-pressure tires. Over the entire period of production from the conveyor descended only one unit of this release.

Version Dassault Mystere \ Falcon 20D is the first model launched manufactured in mass production. That since this model began to be equipped with all aircraft jet engines General Electric GF700-2D, and in addition, to increase the maximum range of flight, aircraft designers agreed on the need to expand the volume of the fuel tanks.

Model Dassault Mystere \ Falcon 20E, appeared almost simultaneously with the version of the Dassault Mystere \ Falcon 20D received a new design of the passenger compartment, and in addition, this modification was slightly increased maximum takeoff weight of the aircraft.

Version Dassault Mystere \ Falcon 20F received a number of improvements, in particular relating to the installation of the slats on the entire length of the wing, as well as aircraft fuel tanks was increased capacity, allowing aircraft to travel distances in kilometers 3350.

Model Dassault Falcon 20FH was a prototype for a future upgraded version of the Falcon 200, which was to replace the current model. There is a single copy.

Dassault Falcon 20G is a version of a jet aircraft developed by the small capacity of the administrative requirements under the French Air Force. The model is equipped with new engines Garrett AiResearch ATF3-6-2C unchanged at their power.

Aircraft Dassault Falcon 20H \ 200, 1980 appeared in the year, is an improved version of the basic production model will eventually replace morally outdated aircraft. The aircraft was equipped with two jet engines Garrett ATF3-6A-4C in 23,6 kN thrust each, thus, has undergone a number of changes and e-filling of the aircraft, in particular, the old means have been replaced with new avionics.

Dassault Falcon ST version was a training aircraft developed by French aircraft manufacturer for the needs of the French Air Force. The aircraft was equipped with special radar and military navigation systems, but changes in flight performance has not undergone.

Models Dassault Falcon HU-25A Guardian, Dassault Falcon HU-25B Guardian, Dassault Falcon HU-25C Guardian, Dassault Falcon HU-25C + Guardian and Dassault Falcon HU-25D Guardian is a special version developed for military aircraft the US Air Force. In terms of aircraft performance model is not much different from the civilian version of the production, however, at the same time equipped with special electronic means, such as military radar, navigation systems, etc.

Version Dassault Falcon Guardian 2 - a specially designed version for maritime patrol US Air Force, which has not entered into production because of the high cost.

Dassault Falcon Model SS-117 is a special version developed for the Canadian Air Force.

Model Dassault Falcon Cargo Jet is a modernized version of the Falcon 200, designed for air cargo - in fact, there is no room on the plane.

Dassault Falcon 20C-5 \ 20D-5 \ 20E-5 \ 20F-5 - special upgraded version equipped with a number of devices to ensure the best performance of the aircraft, in particular, the models were established for the selection of air tools, engine control systems, de-icing systems, etc. .

During the entire production period, which lasted from the 1965 1988 of the year, the French aircraft manufacturer released 477 planes, some of which continue to operate to this day.

 

operators:

  • United Kingdom:
    • Cobham plc;
  • Mexico;
  • U.S.:
    • USA Jet Airlines;
    • Kalitta Charters;
    • Ameristar Jet Charter;
    • IFL Group;
  • France:
    • Aerovision;
  • South Africa:
    • Guardian Air.

 

Specifications Dassault Falcon 20.

 

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 8-10 people (depending on the cabin configuration);
  • aircraft Length: 17,15 m .;
  • Wingspan: 16,3 m .;
  • Plane Height: 5,32 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 7,53 t .;
  • Payload: 5,47 t (depending on version).
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 13 t (depending on version).
  • Cruising speed: 750 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 862 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 3350 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 12800m .;
  • Type of aircraft engine: tuboventilyatorny;
  • Powerplant: 2 × General Electric CF700-2D-2 (depending on version);
  • Link: 2 × 20 kN. (Depending on version).

 

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