The Dassault Falcon 2000 is a French business jet that was produced by Dassault Aviation from 1995 to 2020. It is a twin-engine, wide-body variant of the Falcon 900 trijet, with a shorter fuselage and less range. It can fly up to 3,130 nautical miles (5,796 km) at a speed of Mach 0.80 (926 km/h) with up to 10 passengers on board.
The Dassault Falcon 2000 features a Collins Pro Line 4 avionics suite with four CRT displays, a dual flight management system, an Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), and a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS). It also has a Honeywell Primus II radio system and a Honeywell MCS-3000 SATCOM system23.
The Dassault Falcon 2000 has a spacious and comfortable cabin that can be configured in various layouts to suit different needs and preferences. The cabin has a length of 26 ft 3 in (8 m), a width of 7 ft 8 in (2.34 m), and a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m). It also has a volume of 1,024 cu ft (29 m3) and an external baggage capacity of 131 cu ft (3.7 m3). The cabin has up to eight windows on each side, providing natural light and views. The cabin also has a low-altitude pressurization equivalent to 8,000 feet (2,438 m), which reduces fatigue and enhances comfort.
The Dassault Falcon 2000 has several variants that offer different performance, range, and features. Some of the variants are:
Falcon 2000EX: An improved version with Pratt & Whitney Canada PW308C engines with more thrust and range, certified in 2003.
Falcon 2000DX: A version with upgraded avionics and engines, certified in 2007.
Falcon 2000LX: A version with winglets and increased range, certified in 2009.
Falcon 2000S: A version with short-field characteristics and enhanced cabin design, certified in 2013.
Falcon 2000LXS: A version that combines the features of the Falcon 2000LX and the Falcon 2000S, certified in 2014.
The Dassault Falcon 2000 is one of the most successful and versatile business jets in the world, with more than 500 units delivered to customers around the world. It has won several awards and accolades for its performance, design, and innovation. It has also set several speed and distance records, such as flying from London to Dubai in less than six hours.