December 21, 2013
Dassault’s 5X Visits Times Square in NYC
Times Square, in New York City, is a popular destination for people from all over the world each December. This year, it also hosted a guest appearance of the all-new Falcon 5X. Tens of thousands of eyes were introduced to the 5X for the first time as it appeared on PR Newswire’s giant MultiVu screen overlooking 7th Ave.
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November 18, 2013
Dassault’s New Falcon 5X Makes First Virtual Flight
The Falcon 5X has performed its first simulated flight, completing an important milestone in the development program.
The “flight” was performed November 13 on the Falcon Simulation Bench at the company’s design office in St Cloud, France. Philippe Deleume, Dassault Aviation's chief test pilot, and Philippe Rebourg, test pilot, were at the controls.
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November 1st, 2013
Falcon 5X press clips
The Falcon 5X introduction last month at NBAA, in Las Vegas, proved to be one of the most significant announcements at the show, drawing cover stories from most show dailies and aviation publications.
October 21, 2013
The New Falcon 5X revealed at NBAA 2013
On Monday, October 21st, the Falcon 5X was unveiled for the first time at the National Business Aviation Convention, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The aircraft was introduced to the press and media by Dassault Aviation’s new Chairman, Eric Trappier. On hand to help with the unveiling of the scale model was former Chairman, Charles Edelstenne, and Serge Dassault, son of the company’s founder, Marcel Dassault
To demonstrate the dramatic new approach to cabin size and design of the Falcon 5X, the company built a full scale mockup that was presented at the static display. Hundreds of Falcon guests visited the mockup throughout the course of the show.
On October 23rd, in Falcon tradition, Dassault hosted the Falcon Family Breakfast, where nearly 1,000 operators, members of the media and special guests were able to learn more detailed information about the newest business jet from a panel of Dassault experts. The engaging exchange was hosted by Miles O’Brien, CNN’s well-known aviation correspondent and experienced pilot.