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Dassault Falcon news at NBAA

Date: 24 Oct 2019 08:49
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Regarding Falcon 6X :

"I’m happy to report development is right on schedule,” says Dassault chairman and CEO Éric Trappier

“We finished the critical design review of the 6X this summer, which has triggered the start of industrialization and manufacture,” says Dassault Aviation executive vice president Carlos Brana. “We have begun making parts, including the first wing, and we have assembled the first fuselage,” 

With a first flight is early in 2021, and certification and entry into service expected in 2022.

Regarding new project aircraft in 2020:

Dassault is also working on design for a new Falcon which can be 9X. “We are mobilizing significant resources for our next model which we plan to unveil next year. Development of the new aircraft will be accompanied by further advances in our transition towards a fully digital enterprise.”

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This new aircraft woulf havr  an extended laminar flow wing; a fuel cell to replace or supplement the auxiliary power unit; and possibly even an unconventional, U-shape noise-shielding empennage. It should be more a twin engine to reduce drag of a 3 engines aircraft and Dassault was also talking of Supersonic even if they put more priority on environnemental, noise reduction and fuel burn reduction

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