Fokker F27 Friendship

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F27 Friendship
An F27-200 in Iceland (1989)
Role Airliner
National origin Netherlands
Manufacturer Fokker
First flight 24 November 1955
Introduction 19 November 1958
Status Out of production, in active service
Produced 1955–1987
Number built 586
Unit cost
-500: US$1.6M (1972)[1]
Variants Fairchild F-27/FH-227
Developed into Fokker 50

Fokker F27 Friendship is a twin-turboprop airliner built in Netherlands. It was designed to replace Douglas DC-3's airliners. It can carry between 48 and 56 passengers. Fairchild FH-227 is an American licence-built variant, and Fokker 50 is a modernized variant. Some of them were acquired by militaries as cargo aircraft.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Airliner price index". Flight International. 10 August 1972. p. 183.