Dassault Falcon 8X gains FAA approval

Terry Spruce

Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X has received approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration.

FAA certification, following EASA type certificate earlier this week, brings the new trijet’s certification and flight test campaign to a successful conclusion.

The company is now preparing the Falcon 8X for entry-into-service which is scheduled for early fourth quarter 2016.

The 6,450 nm / 11,945 km Falcon 8X will provide the greatest range and longest cabin of any Falcon and the same exceptional short-field performance, operating economy and quietness as the Falcon 7X from which it is derived. It will also offer the largest selection of standard cabin configurations on any large business jet.

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