(05 July 2021)
A third Falcon 6X recently completed its maiden
flight, joining Dassault Aviation’s flight test campaign and
moving the new long-range extra widebody twin a step closer to
anticipated certification in 2022.
Falcon 6X s/n 003 is fitted with a full interior
and will be used for cabin design validation.
The aircraft completed a two-hour maiden flight
from Dassault’s Bordeaux-Mérignac final assembly plant to its
Istres flight test facility on 24 June, climbing to Flight Level
400 and accelerating to a cruise speed of Mach 0.85.
The first 6X flew on 10 March and the second on 30