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Unlike the artist’s impression (right), the real Falcon 5X has yet to make its first flight, but the new jet builds on Dassault’s rich tradition of innovation and heavy investment in R&D. The twinjet, which the company calls an ‘ultra-widebody,’ features the widest Falcon cabin ever. The cockpit, like that of the 8X, will have the third-generation Primus Epic-based EAsy III avionics suite.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Dassault continues to bring its unique imprimatur to new business jet designs.
As the first two Falcon 8Xs are now being completed at Dassault Falcon Jet’s completion facility in Little Rock, Ark., the flight-test fleet continues to check off milestones. As of October 10, the 8X flight-test program had accumulated 315 flight hours and 153 flights from Dassault’s flight test center in Istres, near Marseille, France.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The Falcon 8X is set for certification and deliveries next year.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
WheelTug taxiing solution
Ikhana’s re-lifing of Twin Otters can include a customer’s choice of avionics, overhauled or factory-new Pratt & Whitney Canada PTA-27s or PT6A-34s, overhauled or new props and re-life on the fuselage,wing and wing box.
Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM
The high-gross-weight modification of the venerable Twin Otter is Ikhana’s latest project.
Nov 11, 2015 - 12:59 PM
The US is making adjustments to the air campaign over Iraq and Syria – and helping out over Yemen
Nov 11, 2015 - 11:05 AM
Dubai South facility will have approximately $10 million in Gulfstream parts and materials inventory by year-end.
Nov 11, 2015 - 6:48 AM
The MRJ completed a 90-minutes maiden flight from Mitsubishi's base at Nagoya Airport in Japan.
Maj. Gen. Abdul al-Hashmi
Nov 10, 2015 - 6:02 AM
Deliveries to the UAE Joint Aviation Command are expected to begin in 2019, AgustaWestland said.
Vietjet CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao
Nov 10, 2015 - 5:00 AM
The order is the third the low-cost carrier has placed with Airbus over the last two years.
Nov 10, 2015 - 4:46 AM
Final assembly of first prototype on track for year-end.