Dassault Aviation’s new twinjet aircraft, the Falcon 5X, is scheduled to make its first flight during the second quarter of 2015. It’s expected to receive EASA and FAA certifications by the end of 2016. According to Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation, the Falcon 5X will offer an incredibly spacious and comfortable cabin.
The new aircraft will have a capacity for up to 16 passengers and a range of 5,200nm. This extended range means that the Falcon 5X will be capable of flying non-stop on routes like L.A. to London or Paris to Hong Kong. The Falcon 5X will also be able to serve airports like the London City Airport, which is normally inaccessible to large-cabin business jets.
The Falcon 5X boasts the largest cabin height in the industry, unmatched airport performance, and new engines and advanced avionics that will 50% fuel savings over competitors