Fokker 100

Fokker’s largest aircraft, the Fokker 100 is a 100 seat jet airliner based on the F-28 Fellowship. Fokker 100 was certified by the United States Federal Aviation Administration as the Fokker 28-0100. The most noticeable difference was the much longer fuselage, which increased seating by 65% from 65 in the original F28 series to 107 in a three-by-two single-class arrangement. Fokker also introduced a redesigned wing for the 100, which they claimed was 30% more efficient in cruise. The engines were upgraded to the modern Rolls-Royce Tay turbofans, while the cockpit was updated with an all-glass instrumentation package (EFIS glass flightdeck). The Fokker 100 features twin fuselage-mounted engines and a T-tail.

Flightcrew of two. Max single class high density seating for 122. Standard single class seating for 107 at five abreast and 81cm (32in) pitch. Two class seating for 12 first class passengers at four abreast and 91cm (36in) pitch, and 85 economy class passengers; or 55 business class at five abreast and 86cm (34in) pitch, and 50 economy class pax.

Developing nation: Netherlands.
Production line:
Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport 1986 – 1997
Type aircraft:
Regional airliner.
First flight:
November 30 1986, PH-MKH
First delivery: February 1989 to Swissair

General characteristics

  • Capacity: 107 passengers
  • Length: 35.53 m (116ft 7in)
  • Wingspan: 28.08 m (92ft 2 in)
  • Height: 8.51 m (27 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area: 93.5 m2 (1,006 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 24,541 kg  (54,100 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 45,810 kg (101,000 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 x Rolls-Royce Tay Mk 65015 turbofans, 15,100 lbf (67.2 kN) thrust each


  • Maximum speed: 845 km/h (525 mph, 456 kn)
  • Range: 3,070 km (1,970  mi; 1,710  nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 10,700 m (35,105 ft)

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