Dassault's Falcon 7X Wins Prestigious Aviation Award in Asia

By Dassault Falcon, PRNE
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

HONG KONG, March 10, 2011 - Dassault's Falcon 7X today was named the winner of the Business Aviation
category at the Aviation Awards Asia. The award, part of 2011 Asian Aerospace
Expo, was received by Jean-Michel Jacob, Vice President of International
Sales for Dassault Falcon.

"The Falcon 7X is an ideal airplane for the Asian market where it has
already established a great reputation since its first delivery in the
region" said Jacob who is based in Dassault Falcon's Beijing office. "Asian
operators fully appreciate, not only the advanced technology of the Falcon 7X
but also how that technology translates into incredible performance and a
smoother, quieter ride. Our employees will be very proud of this award." he

Award nominations were assessed by a panel of distinguished industry
professionals, taking into account individual nominees' merits and
achievements in areas such as innovation, customer service, the deployment of
technology to improve efficiency, safety improvements and overall business
strategy. The Aviation Awards Asia celebrates and recognizes champions in the
Asian aviation industry.

The Falcon 7X can connect Beijing with Paris and New York with Riyadh. It
can also connect Shanghai with Auckland and Seattle with London City Airport.

The Falcon 7X is the first and only business jet to incorporate a digital
flight control system which provides greater control, operational safety and
a smoother flight. The aircraft also comes standard with the award-winning
EASy flight deck. The EASy flight deck is designed to reduce pilot workload
and improve pilot interaction through elevated situational awareness in the

Over 100 Falcon 7Xs have been delivered to nearly every corner of the
world since it received dual FAA and EASA certification in 2007. Customers
particularly appreciate the high quality fit and finish and quiet of its wide
body cabin since flights over 12 hours are common place.

The Falcon 7X is powered by three highly reliable and efficient Pratt &
Whitney Canada PW307A engines which help to give the Falcon 7X a greater
airport performance and increased peace of mind during long over water
flights. The Falcon 7X also has 15-30% greater fuel efficiency than other
aircraft in the large cabin, long range class. With a range of 5,950 nm
(eight passengers, M.80 with NBAA IFR reserves), the aircraft can comfortably
connect 95% of the commonly used business aviation city pairs worldwide.

About Dassault Falcon

Dassault Falcon is responsible for selling and supporting Falcon business
jets throughout the world. It is part of Dassault Aviation, a leading
aerospace company with a presence in over 70 countries across five
continents. Dassault Aviation produces the Rafale fighter jet as well as the
complete line of Falcon business jets. The company has assembly and
production plants in both France and the United States and service facilities
on multiple continents. It employs a total workforce of over 12,000. Since
the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, 2,000 Falcon jets have been
delivered to 67 countries worldwide. The family of Falcon jets currently in
production includes the tri-jets-the Falcon 900DX, 900LX, and the 7X-as well
as the twin-engine 2000LX.

    Press Contacts
    Dassault Aviation (France)
    Vadim Feldzer Tel. +33-1-47-11-44-13
    Marie-Alexandrine Munoz Tel.

    Dassault Falcon (USA)
    Ralph Aceti Tel. +1-201-541-45-85 Andrew Ponzoni Tel. +1-201-541-45-88

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Press Contacts Dassault Aviation (France), Vadim Feldzer Tel. +33-1-47-11-44-13 Marie-Alexandrine Munoz, Tel. +33-1-47-11-64-23; Dassault Falcon (USA) Ralph Aceti Tel. +1-201-541-45-85 Andrew Ponzoni Tel. +1-201-541-45-88; Photos: Hi Res Photos are available at: www.falconphotogallery.com, USER ID: dassault - PASSWORD: falcon

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