Dassault Aviation's Falcon 6X Secures EASA and FAA Type Certificates

Dassault Aviation's Falcon 6X Secures EASA and FAA Type Certificates

Dassault Aviation has achieved a significant milestone with the issuance of type certificates by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its groundbreaking Falcon 6X business jet. This achievement follows an intensive test program spanning over two years, encompassing an impressive 1,500 flight hours conducted across diverse global locations.

Eric Trappier, the Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, expressed the company's appreciation for the dedication of both EASA and FAA teams throughout the rigorous certification process. Trappier further extended gratitude to the customers for their unwavering trust in the Falcon 6X project. He highlighted the aircraft's distinction as the first business jet designed to meet the latest regulatory benchmarks, thereby elevating safety and security standards.

Describing the Falcon 6X as an "exceptional aircraft," Trappier emphasized its remarkable attributes. Notably, the business jet boasts an impressive range of 10,200 kilometers (equivalent to 5,500 nautical miles), rendering it suitable for a wide spectrum of missions, both short-haul and long-haul. Powered by engines from Pratt & Whitney Canada, this twinjet embodies the culmination of Dassault Aviation's extensive expertise, spanning over a century in both civil and military aeronautics.

The Falcon 6X's successful attainment of EASA and FAA type certificates signifies a significant advancement in aviation technology, setting a new benchmark for performance, safety, and global connectivity.
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