On 17th December, the first Falcon 8X, destined for flight testing, will roll off the production line at Merignac (near Bordeaux, South West France). For the occasion, Dassault Aviation has invited some 200 people, mostly customers. During 2016, the first business jets of the series will go to the Little Rock plant in the United States to have their cabins fitted out.
On May 2nd 2014, a Falcon 7X flew between Teterboro Airport (New-York City, United States) and London City Airport (United Kingdom) in a record time of 5 hours and 54 minutes according to Dassault Aviation. The aircraft, fully equipped for normal operation, cruised at a speed more than 670 mph (1,090 kph) over a distance of 4,000 miles (6,450 km).
After Nice, Geneva, Malaga and Palma, Majorca in the Spanish Balearic Islands, Newrest has just opened a new designated business aviation kitchen at Le Bourget airport, near Paris. The company, which has specialized in ''aviation catering'' since 1996 has done this in respond to a demand from its upmarket clientele.
After three years of development, the new single-engined Daher-Socata turboprop has been unveiled. The six-seater TBM-900 was presented to an invited audience on 12th., March in Tarbes ( south west France ) where the French manufacturer is located. Compared to its brother, the TBM-850, on the market since 2009, the TBM 900 has many improvements...
The latest Daher-Socata TBM-900 single-engined turboprop six-seater, has been marketed since the beginning of the year, and totals 40 firm orders to date. Take a look at the video - without commentary - which follows.