The new Dassault Falcon 8 x successfully completes its first flight
The new aircraft's Admiral Dassault Aviation, the Falcon 8 x, He completed yesterday its first flight, After just one month of rollout. With the command test pilot Eric Gerard and Hervé Laverne, the aircraft s/n 01 took off from Mérignac Airport, where the settlement of Dassault Aviationm in the early afternoon. The plane climbed up to 5.000 feet (1.500 m), After you have retracted the undercarriage the aircraft climbed up to 15.000 feet (4.500 m) and then took the mountains approximately FL400 (12.000 m) accelerating up to Mach 0.80. Then the aircraft fell back to 5.000 feet to prepare to land after 1 now and 45 minute flight.
Source: The Flight