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France to modify Falcon 8Xs for SIGINT missions

France to modify Falcon 8Xs for SIGINT missions

France’s military establishment has selected the Falcon 8X business jet as a platform for its future Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) duties. The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has ordered three Falcon 8Xs for the role. The aircraft will be outfitted for

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Dassault orders and deliveries down in 2019

Dassault orders and deliveries down in 2019

Dassault delivered 40 business jets in 2019, one fewer than it did in 2018. The total of 40 aircraft was five fewer deliveries than the 45 Falcons it said it would deliver in the year. It says that the drop

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Dassault sold 7 and delivered 17 Falcons in the first half of 2019

Dassault sold 7 and delivered 17 Falcons in the first half of 2019

Dassault Aviation’s sales report may have trailed others’ by some weeks, but the company sold seven Falcon business jets during the first half of 2019. It also delivered 17 Falcons during the same timeframe. The French manufacturer blames uncertainty over

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Malaysian Jet Services trades back Falcon 7X for new Falcon 8X

Malaysian Jet Services trades back Falcon 7X for new Falcon 8X

Malaysian Jet Services is replacing its Falcon 7X with a factory-fresh Dassault Falcon 8X. Falcon 8X MSN 451 was delivered new from Dassault’s Little Rock, AR, facility to Zurich Switzerland on June 25. The aircraft is managed on behalf of

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Dassault expands Falcon presence In Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region

Dassault expands Falcon presence In Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region

Dassault Aviation is acquiring ExecuJet’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business at Subang Airport in a move that will considerably reinforce its aftermarket support capability in Southeast Asia. ExecuJet Malaysia is part of ExecuJet’s global MRO network, which Dassault agreed

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Dassault tries to land New Zealand government Falcon 8X sales

Dassault tries to land New Zealand government Falcon 8X sales

Dassault is flying one its Falcon 8X aircraft to New Zealand’s capital Auckland in hopes of selling one or two aircraft to the NZ Defence Force for VIP transport. That is according to a report in the New Zealand Herald,

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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 Falcon 8X in the spotlight at MEBAA 2018

Dassault Falcon 8X in the spotlight at MEBAA 2018

Dassault Aviationwill highlight its ultra-long range Falcon 8X and new Falcon 6X ultra widebody twinjet at the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) show and exhibition. The company’s Falcon 8X flagship, now nearing its second year in

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Falcon 8X certified for EFVS to 100ft operations

Falcon 8X certified for EFVS to 100ft operations

The Falcon 8X has been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) capability that gives operational credit for poor visibility approaches down to 100 ft, greatly improving access to airports in bad weather and

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Dassault Aviation to highlight Falcon 8X at South African Air Show

Dassault Aviation to highlight Falcon 8X at South African Air Show

Dassault Aviation will showcase its ultra-long range Falcon 8X at this year’s edition of Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) Expo. It will be the first appearance of the 6,450 nm/11,945 km trijet at this event, which opens at Waterkloof Air

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