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Falcon Biz Jet Question  
User currently offlinePILOTALLEN From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 656 posts, RR: 3
Posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 2219 times:

Hi,
I work the line at a large FBO in MA, I have been meaning to ask pilots these questions bu so far I haven't remembered. Anyway I notice that there are two different models of the Falcon 10/20 the 100/200....is there a difference? Also if anyone knows....whats the purpose of opening the captains window once they shut the engines down? (I am assuming to assure the pressurization is off...but I also know you set it to sea level below 12,500) IF anyone has an idea as to why that would be great. Thanks -Josh


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User currently offlineCosmicCruiser From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2255 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2201 times:

It's been a number of yrs. since I flew the DA-20 but all I would say is that it's to be sure the PSID is 0. In the small cabins it's easy for a little residual press. to be present and opening the door could be exciting if that very little press. threw you forward as the door opened. I don't remember the Falcon being a prob. but on the NA-265 Sabre we always opened the DV window after exiting the rnwy and there was a definite WHOOSH!

Quoting PILOTALLEN (Thread starter):
(I am assuming to assure the pressurization is off...

The outflow valve is full open

Quoting PILOTALLEN (Thread starter):
I also know you set it to sea level below 12,500

I don't remember the max. diff on the Falcon but I'm sure it's just that the pressurization can maintain a sea lvl cabin at 12,500' so why climb the cabin except for adjusting it for the landing arpt elevation.


User currently offlineFCKC From France, joined Nov 2004, 2348 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2164 times:

Difference between Falcon10 and 100 is the avionic.

Differences between Falcon20 and Falcon200 are the engines and a larger fuel tank , thus more range.

The first Falcon20 made its first flight on May 4th 1963 with Pratt & Whitney JT12A , later remplaced by General Electric CF700 , mounted on all Falcon20s
This engine has been upgraded , thus some new versions of the Falcon20 , such as Falcon20 D , E , F.
The final step was the Falcon200 , powered by Garrett ATF3.It was first called the Falcon20 H , but changed its name to Falcon200 , before first delivery.
The Falcon20G is those of the US Coast Guard

Hope it helps.


User currently offlinePILOTALLEN From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 656 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (9 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2121 times:

hey,
thanks for the info...we can set the pressurization to Sea Level on our way down....we usually keep it 500ft above SL. It might just be an operating procedure more than a standard setup...I dunno....I just do radios and navigation for this guy in his PC-12 not sur eof the logistics to it but now Im going to read up on it. thanks again for the info really interesting. -Josh



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