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Lightning strikes twice, twice

Lightning strikes twice, twice

When Cessna announced that it was suspending further development of its Citation Hemisphere business jet, more than just a few eyebrows were raised. Not only was it the second time that Cessna has cancelled plans for the largest aircraft in

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Falcon orders up, but deliveries slide

Falcon orders up, but deliveries slide

Dassault delivered a total of 41 Falcon business jets in 2018, eight fewer than the 49 it delivered in 2017. The Falcon delivery total is up one aircraft more than the 40 aircraft delivery guidance that the company gave as

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Dassault and Safran agree terms on Silvercrest dispute

Dassault and Safran agree terms on Silvercrest dispute

Safran has come to a settlement agreement with Dassault, following the French aircraft manufacturer’s dropping the Safran Silvercrest engines from its Falcon 5X business jet. The Silvercrest engines were due to power the Falcon 5X but, following multiple delays, Dassault

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Dassault launch Falcon 6X

Dassault launch Falcon 6X

New aircraft launches are usually upbeat events. Lasers and dancing girls build up the excitement before dry ice clears giving us the first view of the new aircraft. None of this was present at the Dassault Falcon 6X launch this

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Dassault Falcon 6X: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Dassault Falcon 6X: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

  Pros: Widest cabin in its class, good range, short field performance Cons: Still four years away Until the Falcon 6X has been in service for a few years, it will always be remembered as the aircraft that Dassault was

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Dassault launch Falcon 5X replacement

Dassault launch Falcon 5X replacement

Dassault has launched the $47 million Falcon 6X, as the replacement for the Falcon 5X that the company was obliged to cancel last year. The Falcon 5X was officially canceled in December 2017 following continuing issues with the Snecma Silvercrest

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Dassault beats Falcon delivery target

Dassault beats Falcon delivery target

Dassault Aviation delivered 49 Falcon business jets in 2017, up four aircraft from the 45 deliveries that it had forecast. Gross order intake stood at 38 Falcon’s during the year. The figure includes 41 new orders, and three cancellations for

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Coming soon: four brand new private jets worth waiting for

Coming soon: four brand new private jets worth waiting for

Hold it! If you are just about to buy yourself a brand new private jet, it may be worth waiting for one of the new models coming on to the market in the next few years. Despite a tough market,

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2 x 5X = ?

2 x 5X = ?

Cancelling a business jet programme is never an easy decision to make, especially if the first aircraft has been built. And had its first flight. Bombardier faced this several years ago when it cancelled the LearJet 85. And earlier this

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Dassault cancels the Falcon 5X

Dassault cancels the Falcon 5X

Dassault has formally begun the process of cancelling its new Falcon 5X business jet, due to ongoing issues with its Safran engines. The Silvercrest engines that were due to power the aircraft suffered multiple delays, pushing back the first Falcon

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