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Fokker 50

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16th May 2015
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Aircraft Data

The Fokker 50 is a turboprop-powered airliner which was an upgrade of the earlier Fokker F27 Friendship. The Fokker 50 also has an excellent short field performance which includes London City Airport steep approach capability.

Fokker collapsed due to financial problems in 1996 and the last Fokker 50 was delivered to Ethiopian Airlines in 1997.

Summary data for Fokker 50 -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
Netherlands1985206200250 - 56


2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 Series (3700 - 4300 lbf) turbofan engines.


Dimensions for Fokker 50 -
Length82 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span95 ft. 2 in.
Height27 ft. 2 in.
Empty Weight27,602 lbs.
Max Weight45,900 lbs.


Performance of Fokker 50 -
Max Speed287 kts
Cruise Speed250 kts
Ceiling25,000 ft.
Normal Range1,000nm
Max Range1,284nm

Updated 10th February 2009

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