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January 28, 2022, 1:48 PM

First Customer Dassault Falcon 6X Heads To Little Rock

The Falcon 6X S/N 5 departed France today at 9:09 a.m. Central European Time.

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Dassault Falcon 6X Serial Number 5 taxis for departure from France’s Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport (Photo: Dassault FalconJet)
Jan 28, 2022 - 1:48 PM
The Falcon 6X S/N 5 departed France today at 9:09 a.m. Central European Time.
Image of Boom Supersonic Ocerture taking off in Greensboro, North Carolina (Photo: Boom)
Jan 28, 2022 - 11:12 AM
Boom expects to break ground this year on a 400,000-sq-ft Overture production plant and begin manufacturing of the supersonic airliner in 2024.
Boeing 777F
Jan 27, 2022 - 10:37 AM
The latest order for 777Fs comes just as Boeing announced it would raise 777 production rates from two to three per month.
C-130H Egypt
Jan 27, 2022 - 5:14 AM
If the sale of C-130J military transport aircraft goes ahead as planned, Egypt will become the 25th customer for the second-generation Hercules.
Bell CV-22 (Photo: Bell)
Jan 26, 2022 - 5:53 PM
Eyeing long-term maintainability of the USAF Osprey fleet, Bell is swapping out nacelles with ones that are more maintainable, robust.
Jan 26, 2022 - 3:11 PM
An Airworthiness Directive scheduled for publication on January 27 will limit 777 and 747-8 operations at certain airports.
Gulfstream G600
Jan 26, 2022 - 11:48 AM
Aircraft deliveries at Gulfstream Aerospace are projected to reach 170 units in 2024, topping the company's previous high of 156 aircraft in 2008.
Bye Aerospace eFlyer 800 (Image: Bye Aerospace)
Jan 25, 2022 - 12:58 PM
Bye Aerospace, which confirmed launch of the eFlyer 800 last April, has received purchase and option agreements for 135 of the electric-powered aircraft.
Airbus Beluga
Jan 25, 2022 - 10:55 AM
The aircraft manufacturer wants to tap growing demand for moving over-sized freight around the world using five of its A300-based BelugaST transporters.
Jan 24, 2022 - 3:44 PM
A $3.9 billion contract signed by Azorra covers as many as 50 Embraer jets and calls for first delivery in 2023.