Pilatus PC-24 receives type certification

Pilatus has obtained type certificates from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for it PC-24 jet. Achieving certification of what it dubs as its 'Super Versatile Jet' on December 7 prepares the way for initial customer deliveries, with the first PC-24 … [Read more...]

Dassault delivers 2,500th Falcon Jet

Dassault Aviation has delivered its 2,500th Falcon business jet, a Falcon 900LX which was handed over to a US customer at the company's Little Rock, Arkansas completion centre. "Over the half century it has been in operation, the Falcon fleet has amassed an amazing 17.8 million hours of flight time with … [Read more...]

Falcon 5X makes first flight

The first flight of the Falcon 5X takes off. (Dassault Aviation)

Dassault Falcon says its Falcon 5X business jet has completed its first flight ahead of the full flight test campaign that is slated to get underway in 2018. The two-hour flight took place at Dassault’s Bordeaux-Mérignac facility with test pilots Philippe Deleume and Philippe Rebourg in the flight deck of … [Read more...]