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November 18, 2015

Falcon 5X Program Update during NBAA 2015 Falcon Family Breakfast

Falcon 5X Rollout 

Our host for the 2015 Falcon Family Breakfast was the aviation journalist Miles O’Brien. He presented six short films along with some live interviews with Philippe Deleume, Dassault Aviation Chief Test Pilot and Olivier Villa, Dassault Aviation Sr V.P., Civil Aircraft. One of them was dedicated to the Falcon 5X program. In the video below, Miles O'Brien gets an opportunity to fly the 5X “bench” simulator located in our Saint-Cloud headquarters near Paris and visit the 5X assembly line in Merignac, near Bordeaux.

Watch the Falcon 5X Program Update during NBAA 2015 Falcon Family Breakfast

June 02, 2015

Falcon 5X Unveiled in Bordeaux-Merignac, France

Falcon 5X Rollout 

Dassault Aviation today unveiled the first large-cabin Falcon 5X, at Charles Lindbergh Hall in Bordeaux-Merignac, France, before an audience of 400 customers, operators, suppliers and certification authority representatives.

The 5,200 nm 5X will offer the largest and tallest cabin cross-section of any business jet and is expected to make its first flight later this summer.


Watch the Falcon 5X Rollout
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May 18, 2015

Falcon 5X Undergoing Ground Testing, Static & Fatigue Testing

Falcon 8X Rollout 

The first Falcon 5X powered up for the first time at the end of August 2014 and started system ground tests last autumn followed by a vibration test campaign. It was joined by s/n 02 earlier this year. The 30-month airframe static and fatigue test campaign, which also started earlier this year, is being conducted at DGA-TA (formerly CEAT) in Toulouse, France.

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May 19, 2014

Dassault’s Falcon 5X Coming to Life

Very few aircraft launches have generated more excitement than the Falcon 5X. Just seven months after being announced, the first fuselage was coming together. Dassault uses some of the most advanced design and manufacturing techniques in the aerospace industry.

Watch the Falcon 5X manufacturing video​​​

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.

Explore the 5X 

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.

Watch NBAA 2013 highlights
NBAA 2013 album

For more information

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