Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 6X receives certification from EASA and FAA

Yesterday, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the type certificate for Dassault’s Falcon 6X.

These certifications conclude a more than two-year-long test campaign during which 1,500 flight hours were logged worldwide. Dassault says this is a significant step on the path to entry into service for the Falcon 6X, with the first units undergoing final completion.

Eric Trappler, chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, said: “The certification of the Falcon 6X is a remarkable milestone for Dassault Aviation. We would like to recognise the EASA and FAA certification teams for their commitment in this demanding process and our customers for their confidence.

“The Falcon 6X is the first brand new business jet to comply with the latest regulations, which will enhance the safety and security of all new aircraft.”

He added: “The 5,500 nm/10,200 km Falcon 6X combines the best qualities of Dassault Aviation’s world-leading business and fighter aircraft expertise to create the longest-range jet in its class with unparalleled passenger comfort and maximum mission flexibility”.

The manufacturer says the Falcon 6X is the most spacious, advanced and versatile twinjet in the long-range business jet category. It has been recognised with various awards, including the Red Dot Award and the International Yacht and Aviation Award.

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