Tag: Dassault Aviation

France Promises 50 Years of Support to Indian Rafale Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute The most eye catching detail about the Rafael deal disclosed in the Indian Parliament was product support to the 36 combat jets for 50 years. The Indian Government on Tuesday disclosed some details of the $ 8.85 billion deal to purchase French combat aircraft. Among them is a promise by French company Dassault Aviation to […]

Dassault Delivers First Falcon 8X

Reading Time: 2 minutes Business jet manufacturer Dassault Aviation has delivered its first Falcon 8X to launch customer Amjet Executive. The handover ceremony took place at the manufacturer’s Bordeaux-Merignac facility on Wednesday (local time). The Falcon 8X is an update of Dassault’s existing Falcon 7X and designed to enable non-stop flights such as Sydney-Mumbai, Hong Kong-London or Beijing-Los Angeles. […]

Dassault’s Falcon 8X Receives EASA Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dassault Aviation’s new flagship, Falcon 8X, has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Receipt of the approval is right in line with the established program schedule. FAA certification is expected in the coming weeks, with entry into service in the early fourth quarter. “We’ve broken new ground with the 8X,” said Eric […]

Airbus Agrees to Sell its Remaining Dassault Aviation Stake

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus Group SE is selling its remaining holding in Dassault Aviation SA as the European aircraft maker disposes of assets to focus on its core businesses. Airbus, which owns 23.6 percent of Dassault Aviation, is selling approximately 830,000 of the company’s shares in an accelerated block sale to institutional investors, representing about 9 percent of […]

Deer Jet To Operate The World’s First VIP 787 Boeing Business Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Deer Jet, the largest business jet company in Asia, is to become the operator of world’s first VVIP BBJ 787. Deer Jet and Boeing announced jointly at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE), the largest business aviation event in Europe. The Boeing 787 series is also known as the “Dreamliner.” This VIP BBJ […]

Repainting Of Challenger 350 in Munich – a European First

Reading Time: 3 minutes RUAG Aviation is the first company in Europe to fully repaint a Bombardier Challenger 350 since the aircraft’s launch in 2013. The project, a significant milestone for the company, was completed in record time with maximum transparency, and focused on implementing minute and precise customisations, applying personalised artwork and harmonising finishing effects. The project was […]