Falcon 6X high Mach tests reach new speeds

In March, Dassault test pilots pushed the Falcon 6X beyond its maximum operating speed of Mach .90.

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A statement from Dassault said: “In a subsequent test, they pinned the speedometer at Mach .97 and the aircraft performed flawlessly, proving its structural robustness and superior manoeuvrability It was another success in an already successful flight test programme.”