Falcon 900B Private Jet Charter Flights and Prices
An improvement on the Falcon 900, the Dassault Falcon 900B features more powerful engines, the ability to operate from unprepared strips, and Category II visibility approach clearance. In addition to a full lavatory, the Falcon 900B can service 14 passengers with upgraded range and baggage capacity.
The average hourly rental rate of the Falcon 900B is around 5,800 USD per hour.
|Length||66.31 ft||20.21 m|
|Wing Span||63.42 ft||19.33 m|
|Height||24.77 ft||7.55 m|
|Bag. Capacity||127 ft³||4 m³|
|Length||32.90 ft||10.03 m|
|Width||7.70 ft||2.35 m|
|Height||6.20 ft||1.89 m|
|Area||1,267 ft³||36 m³|
|Charter Rate||5,800 USD/hour||5,800 EUR/hour|
|IFR Range||3,920 nm||7,260 km|
|Cruise Speed||474 KTAS||878 km/h|
|Certified Ceiling||51,000 ft||15,545 m|
|Rate of Climb||4,000 ft/m||1,219 m/m|
|Takeoff Distance||4,755 ft||1,449 m|
|Landing Distance||2,360 ft||719 m|
|Max Takeoff Weight||45,500 lbs||20,638 kg|
|Max Landing Weight||42,000 lbs||19,051 kg|
|Useful Weight||21,040 lbs||9,544 kg|
|Payload with Full Fuel||1,875 lbs||850 kg|
More about the Falcon 900B
The Dassault Aviation Corporation constantly strives to maintain their high standards of quality, engineering, and technology. That being said, it is no wonder why they took one of their most successful aircraft, the Falcon 900, and decided to redesign and upgrade the model. The Falcon 900B was introduced and certified in 1992. With upgraded engines, the Falcon 900B offers increased power and performance characteristics. The redesign was so successful, the original Falcon 900s have the capability to be fitted with these upgraded engines.
Production on the Falcon 900B started in 1991 and ended in 1999. 80 aircraft have been built so far.
Key Features of the Falcon 900B
The cabin of the Falcon 900B can be arranged to accommodate eight to twelve passengers in an executive arrangement. The cabin of the Falcon 900B measures 39 feet in length, reaches 6.2 feet in height, and stretches a maximum of 7.7 feet in width with a measurement of 6.3 feet in width at the floor level. Such a spacious cabin is perfect for the intercontinental flights this private jet was designed for, keeping customer comfort in mind. Cabin amenities include a galley and a full sized private lavatory. The Falcon 900B features 127 cubic feet of baggage storage that is capable of accommodating 2,866 pounds of luggage. With a maximum cabin pressure differential of 9.3 psi, the Falcon 900B is capable of maintaining sea level cabin pressure at an altitude of 25,300 feet.
Capabilities of the Falcon 900B
The Falcon 900B comes equipped with three Honeywell TFE731-5BR turbofan engines. Each engine is rated at 4,750 pounds of thrust and have an inspection interval of 4,200 hours. With these upgraded engines, the Falcon 900B features a 5.5 percent increase in takeoff thrust, a two percent increase in thrust specific fuel consumption, and a 6.5 percent increase in thrust at altitude. These increase performance numbers allow for an increase in range, making this private business jet capable of flying 4,582 nautical miles. The Falcon 900B requires only 4,755 feet of runway to take off at sea level on a standard day, or 7,290 feet of runway to take off at an airport with a 5,000-foot elevation. With four passengers, the Falcon 900B needs just 2,360 feet of runway to land. With a maximum certified service ceiling of 51,000 feet, the Falcon 900B is capable of flying well above most aviation traffic. If time is of the essence for your business venture, the Falcon 900B is capable of flying at an airspeed of 474 knots at an altitude of 39,000 feet in a high speed cruise configuration. To utilize the efficiency and range of this private business jet, an airspeed of 426 knots can be maintained at an altitude of 43,000 feet in a long range cruise configuration.
Dassault Aviation selected an electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) for the Falcon 900B in conjunction with a Honeywell SPZ 9000 flight director and autopilot, laser inertial platforms, dual Honeywell FMZ 605 flight management system, Collins Pro Line ARINC 429-series com/nav receivers, and AZ 810 air data computers.
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