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Dassault Aviation chooses Snecma’s Silvercrest® engine to power new Falcon 5X business jet.

Dassault Aviation announced that it has chosen the latest-generation Silvercrest® turbofan from Snecma (Safran) to power its new business jet, the Falcon 5X, unveiled at the NBAA business aviation trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Falcon 5X is a twin-engine business jet featuring a large cabin and long range (5,200 nautical miles at Mach… Read More ›

Dassault Aviation Unveils Falcon 5X, New Advanced-Technology, Long-Range Business Jet.

Dassault Aviation today unveiled its biggest and most advanced Falcon jet. The Falcon 5X is a new-generation business jet with new a flight control system, new aerodynamics and other advanced technologies, many pioneered in Dassault’s military programs. “The Falcon 5X is the new benchmark for the creative use of advanced technology in business aviation,” said… Read More ›

Dassault Delivers 500th Falcon 2000.

Dassault Aviation recently achieved a venerable milestone when the 500th Falcon 2000 was delivered into service from the Little Rock Completion Center. The aircraft, a Falcon 2000S, will be operated by a customer based in the UK. The Falcon 2000 fleet has accumulated nearly 2 million flight hours to date, reflecting its huge popularity among… Read More ›

Dassault Falcon Establishes Chinese Subsidiary.

Dassault Falcon has established a ‘wholly owned foreign entity’ to represent the Falcon brand in the growing Chinese market. The subsidiary, known as ‘Dassault Falcon Business Services (Beijing) Co. Ltd’, is based in Beijing, China. Mr. Jean Michel Jacob has been named General Manager of the subsidiary and Mr. Jean Rosanvallon has been named Chairman…. Read More ›

Dassault’s New Falcon 2000S expected to beat Initial Performance Targets.

Though barely one year into flight testing, Dassault’s newest aircraft, the twin-engine Falcon 2000S, is already demonstrating performance figures substantially higher than the capabilities announced when the program was launched on the eve of last year’s show. To date, the test aircraft has accumulated more than 300 flight hours in over 130 flights and opened… Read More ›

Dassault Falcon to Present Full Line of Aircraft at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Convention

Dassault Falcon will present its full lineup of large cabin aircraft during the 64th Annual NBAA Convention from October 10-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Falcon 2000LX, Falcon 900LX and Falcon 7X will be on display at Henderson Airport. The Las Vegas Convention Center will feature Dassault Falcon’s Customer Service teams and initiatives. The 2000LX… Read More ›

Falcons Surpass 15,000,000 Flight Hours

Dassault Falcon recently achieved a significant milestone:  15,000,000 flights hours for the Falcon fleet.  Since 1965, Dassault has delivered nearly 2,150 Falcons.  The fleet leader, a Falcon 20, has nearly 35,500 flight hours.”Milestones of this nature are a significant achievement in the history of Dassault and are a testament to the reliability, loyalty and popularity… Read More ›

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