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2011-03-10 08:12:00

HONG KONG, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault's Falcon 7X today was named the winner of the Business Aviation category at the Aviation Awards Asia. The award, part of 2011 Asian Aerospace Expo, was received by Jean-Michel Jacob, Vice President of International Sales for Dassault Falcon. "The Falcon 7X is an ideal airplane for the Asian market where it has already established a great reputation since its first delivery in the region" said Jacob who is based in Dassault Falcon's...

2011-03-04 02:38:00

SAINT-CLOUD, France, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault recently flew the first approaches using Europe's new EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) satellite navigation system. EGNOS is expected to vastly improve airport access for aviation throughout Europe. The approaches were flown into Pau Pyrenees airport in France (ICAO: LFBP) on a Falcon 900LX equipped with EASy II, the next generation of Dassault's award-winning flight deck system. The EGNOS satellite...

2011-02-11 04:29:00

SAINT-CLOUD, France, February 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon has received operational certification from the FAA for the Falcon 7X Enhanced Vision System (EVS). This follows certification received from EASA in July, 2010. Dassault's EVS provides an image on the Head-Up Display (HUD) and flight deck displays that enables the pilots to see the terrain and airport environment in low visibility situations such as in fog, haze, snow or at night. It incorporates LCD HUD...

2011-02-10 03:43:00

SAINT-CLOUD, France, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon's Regional Maintenance & Operations Seminar (M&O) series will continue again in 2011, with a total of 13 seminars to be held in eight countries around the globe. The M&O Seminar series gives Falcon operators an opportunity to communicate face-to-face with Dassault's specialists and engineering teams on a variety of topics. "The goal of our M&O Seminar series is to provide a forum for the exchange...

2011-02-04 04:58:00

BANGALORE, India, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon is presenting its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at Aero India 2011, starting on February 9th in Bangalore. The Falcon range of aircraft will be on display alongside the Dassault Rafale fighter, which will perform in the air display. Dassault Falcon's share of the Indian market is strong and growing as the benefits of business aviation are recognized by an increasing number of Indian companies and...

2011-01-26 04:53:00

SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Aviation recently performed a successful flight test to evaluate potential applications of a laminar wing for large business jets. The flight was performed with a Falcon 7X at Dassault's Flight Test Center in Istres, France. The tests are part of the "Smart Fixed Wing Aircraft", one of the Integrated Technology Demonstrators of the European Clean Sky initiative. Clean Sky, one of Europe's largest research initiatives ever,...

2011-01-26 03:46:00

SAINT-CLOUD, France, January 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault has positioned a dedicated team at the Zurich Airport to ensure the highest level of customer support for Falcon operators attending the World Economic Forum, which will begin its annual meeting January 26 and runs through January 30. The forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, brings together business, political, intellectual and other leaders to debate global issues. The event features a high number of world leaders which will...

2010-12-17 13:30:00

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, December 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon has received approval from the FAA for the use of 3D data for type design in the completions process of Falcon aircraft. The approval applies to completions for production aircraft, including the Falcon 900 and 2000 series, as well as the 7X. Dassault previously received approval for 3D data on the basic design of the Falcon 7X when it was jointly certified by the FAA and the EASA in 2007, making it the first...

2010-12-06 05:02:00

DUBAI, UAE, December 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault's Falcon 2000LX recently has been granted approval for arrivals and departures at the challenging London City Airport (LCY) in England. With this approval, European registered Falcon 2000LXs can connect London City, located in the heart of the city of London, nonstop with all of Europe including Moscow. Dassault is currently developing a program to gain FAA steep approach certification which will also allow American registered aircraft...

2010-12-06 04:24:00

DUBAI, UAE, December 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon, has recently appointed a new Customer Service Manager to support its customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan and Syria. Bernard Delouye will be based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where a significant part of the Falcon fleet is based. Mr. Delouye comes with a strong aviation background acquired in the French military and refined while working as a consultant to foreign defense industries. He...