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FOKKER F70

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F70
Aircraft
Name F70
Manufacturer FOKKER
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail T-tail
WTC Medium
APC B
Type code L2J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

FOKKER 70


FOKKER F70

FOKKER F70

Description

Short range regional airliner. In service since 1994. Shortened development of the 100 seat class FOKKER 100 as replacement of the FOKKER F28. FOKKER 70A optimised for US carriers, 70ER extra fuel tanks for extended range operation. Also used in military service as VIP and government transport. Production ceased in 1997.

Technical Data

Wing span 28.1 m92.192 ft
Length 30.9 m101.378 ft
Height 8.5 m27.887 ft
Powerplant 2 x 61.6 kN RR Tay Mk 620 turbofans.
Engine model Rolls-Royce RB.183 Tay

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 241 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 890 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 1017 m
MTOW 2080020,800 kg
20.8 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL250 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 15001,500 nm
2,778,000 m
2,778 km
9,114,173.235 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving F70

  • F70, vicinity Munich Germany, 2004 (On 5 January 2004, a Fokker 70, operated by Austrian Airlines, carried out a forced landing in a field 2.5 nm short of Munich Runway 26L following loss of thrust from both engines due to icing.)