Dassault adds another Falcon
- Magazine Feature Article
Announced at last year's Paris Air Show, the Falcon 7X will become
Key to the aircraft's technology is its all-new wing design, which features a planform 44% larger in area than that of the Falcon 900EX and an aspect ratio of 9.0 compared to 7.6. “Dassault's goal was to optimize the wing's total shape (airfoil and planform) in ways that allow structural simplification, weight and cost savings, and a generous internal volume for fuel-all while maintaining the inherently safe and pilot-friendly flying qualities traditional within the Falcon family,” said Olivier Villa, Vice President of Falcon Programs.