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Falcon 900EX

Dassault Aviation

Class Ultra long range
ICAO F900
IATA DF9
Max passengers 14
Typical Speed 841.0 km/h
454 kts
Range 8203 km
4429 nmi
Cabin height 1.88 m
Cabin width 2.35 m
Cabin length 10.11 m
Luggage volume 3.6 m³
The cabin of the Falcon 900EX is huge. It is 6.1 feet high, 7.7 feet wide, 39 feet long (not including the cockpit), and has a total volume of 1,264 cubic feet. Standard seating is between eight and twelve passengers in a double-club configuration and a three-person divan. Two seats can be reclined and combined to make a full-length bed. Otherwise all of the seats are fully adjustable, can move along a track, swivel, recline, and everything else a seat could feasibly do. Console tables come standard, and there is room for virtually any piece of equipment – computer, copier, scanner, TV, desk, and so on. Even with the tables and seats, there is plenty of room to walk around the cabin.

The full-sized galley can be configured with equipment for hot meal preparation, including a high-temperature oven, microwave and the ubiquitous coffee maker. There are many interior configuration options, from wheelchair access to partitioned rooms. These separate rooms have been used to create a private office (with a full-sized desk) or a bedroom (with a queen-sized bed). The aft baggage compartment, which holds 127 cubic feet of baggage, is pressurized and air conditioned, and can be accessed in-flight. Sound levels within the cabin are very low, and temperature distribution is even throughout all parts of the cabin.

Aside from the powerful engines, the Falcon 900EX’s short runway performance is also due to its very light, tough frame. It is made of titanium, Kevlar, and carbon fiber composites, all of which are very lightweight but sturdy materials that allow the Falcon to do what much heavier private jets with more powerful engines can.

The Falcon 900EX can fly a long-range mission of 4,940 miles (4,300 nautical miles) at .75 Mach, or a 4,480 mile (3,900 nautical miles) high-speed trip at .85 Mach. Its maximum range is 5,180 miles (4,500 nautical miles). It can cruise at altitudes as high as 51,000 feet and is rated to 9.3 psi, meaning it maintains a sea level cabin at 25,300 feet.

No matter how you look at it, the Dassault Falcon 900EX is an impressive private jet. With ranges of over 5,000 miles, an incredibly comfortable cabin, and an innovative three-engine configuration, it is an enviable machine. It is ideal for transoceanic and transcontinental trips and offers great versatility in flight planning.

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