Fokker 50 / 60


1st Flight 1985

Crew: 2 flight crew

Capacity: 46 seats at 34″ pitch to 56 seats at 30″ pitch, 5,500 kg (12,125 lb) max payload

Length: 25.25 m (82 ft 10 in)

Wingspan: 29 m (95 ft 2 in)

Height: 8.32 m (27 ft 4 in)

Wing area: 70 m2 (750 sq ft)

Aspect ratio: 12.01

Empty weight: 13,400 kg (29,542 lb)

Max takeoff weight: 20,820 kg (45,900 lb)

Fuel capacity: 4,120 kg (9,090 lb)

Fuselage width: 2.70 m (8.86 ft)

Cabin Width: 2.50 m (98.5 in)

Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B turboprop engines, 1,864[41] kW (2,500 hp) each

Propellers: six-bladed Dowty Rotol composite propellers, 3.66 m (12 ft 0 in) diameter


Maximum speed: 565 km/h (351 mph, 305 kn)

Maximum speed: Mach 0.507

Cruise speed: 500 km/h (310 mph, 270 kn)

Range: 1,700 km (1,000 mi, 900 nmi)

Service ceiling: 7,620 m (25,000 ft)

Wing loading: 297.4 kg/m2 (60.9 lb/sq ft)

Takeoff: 1,350 m (4,430 ft) – ISA, SL, MTOW

Landing: 1,130 m (3,710 ft) – ISA, SL, MLW


The Fokker 50 is a turboprop-powered airliner, designed as an improved version of the successful Fokker F27 Friendship.

The Fokker 60 is a stretched freighter version of the Fokker 50.

Fokker 50

F27 Mark 050

Marketed as the Fokker 50 (or sometimes referred to as the Fokker 50-100), based on the F27 Mark 500 with two Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B or PW127B turboprop engines with six-bladed propellers, updated systems and cockpit instrumentation, increased use of composite structure, double the number of windows, change from pneumatic to hydraulic systems and addition of electronic engine and propeller controls and an electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) and integrated warning system.

F27 Mark 0502

Marketed as the Fokker 50, same as the 050 with reconfigured interior layout and change in type of aft emergency exits, six built (two for the Royal Netherlands Air Force, two for the Republic of Singapore Air Force and two for Royal Brunei Air Force).

MSN 20280 built 1993 was fitted with PW125B Engines and an APU.

Fokker 60

F27 Mark 0604

Marketed as the Fokker 60, same as the 0502 with an increased fuselage length (1.02 m/3.34 ft in front of wing and 0.80 m/2.63 ft aft of wing), increased design weight and introduction of a large cargo door in the forward right side of the fuselage.

Two Pratt & Whitney PW127B turboprop engines, four built.



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