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July 27, 2017, 10:54 AM

Falcon Sales Boost Dassault First-half Results

Deliveries of Falcons increased by two to 17 in the first half, while order intake of new and pre-owned Falcons jumped by more than 25 percent.

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Gulfstream aircraft at EBACE
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Company plans to use ground testing and greater flight test approval authority to optimize certification
HondaJet at EBACE static display
May 18, 2015 - 8:30 AM
European tour follows six-airport visit in Japan that attracted 10,000 people.
Bombardier president and CEO Alain Bellemare and NetJets chairman and CEO Jordan Hansell
May 18, 2015 - 8:15 AM
European fractional will have four of the super-midsize jets in its fleet by year-end.
Embraer Legacy 450 landing
May 18, 2015 - 6:10 AM
The airplane made the journey here from the company’s base in São José dos Campos, Brazil, in 12 hours 36 minutes.
Niki Lauda and Peter Likoray
May 18, 2015 - 4:35 AM
Lauda, a rated commercial pilot with more than 18,000 hours, has a long history with Bombardier products.
Boeing Business Jets chief David Longridge at a podium.
May 16, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Last year the company sold 13 aircraft, including four widebodies. This year it will deliver four 747s and a 787, or two.
May 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM
The manufacturer of the TBM 900 has dropped the Socata name and enjoying good financial performance supported by aerostructures work.
Airbus C-295 in flight
May 15, 2015 - 7:26 AM
The twin-turboprop military transport will be manufactured in India but not by state-owned HAL.
Airbus A330-200 on ramp
May 14, 2015 - 12:29 PM
Provider of tankers to UK Royal Air Force has placed only one A330 with an airline to date.
May 14, 2015 - 12:07 PM
Aviation analyst Rollie Vincent predicts Global 5000 and 6000 production will drop from the current 80 per year to about 55 next year.