RFAL

DASSAULT Rafale

Aircraft
Name
Rafale
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
M
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Manufacturered as
DASSAULT Rafale

RFAL

The Dassault Rafale is a French twin-engined delta-wing agile multi-role 4.5th-generation jet fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation. Introduced in 2000, the Rafale is being produced both for land-based use with the French Air Force and for carrier-based operations with the French Navy.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.80 m
Length (metric)
15.27 m
Height (metric)
5.34 m
Powerplant

2 x Snecma M88-2 turbofans.

Engine Model(s)
SNECMA M88
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
600 m
MTOW
24500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
60000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
750 kts
MACH
1.80
Ceiling
550
Range
950 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
120 kts
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
120 kts
Distance
450 m

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