Second 7X Joins Flight-test Fleet

 - October 4, 2006, 4:56 AM

Dassault Aviation’s second conforming Falcon 7X made a 2 hour 15 minute maiden flight on July 5. A day later the trijet was ferried to Dassault’s flight-test center in Istres, France. At press time, the 7X test fleet had logged more than 65 hours during 27 flights. FAA and EASA certification is slated for late next year.