Subscribe Free
in Business Aviation

MEBA2012: Dassault debuts 2000S at show

Posted 12 December 2012 · Add Comment

Dassault Falcon Jet (chalet A13) is presenting its latest business jet – the super mid-sized Falcon 2000S – in the Middle East for the first time at MEBA.

Olivier VillaSet for certification early next year, the 2000S is fitted with inboard slats and winglets, allowing it to land at airfields that normally can only be served by much smaller midsize jets.
Dassault is also showing a Falcon 7X and a 900LX.
Olivier Villa, Dassault’s senior vice president said: “The 2000S can fly non-stop from Dubai to Paris or Riyadh to London City Airport, and is perfect for the Middle East market.”
Announced in 2011, the 3,350nm 2000S features inboard slats, high-Mach blended winglets, a new generation PW308C engine that comes with a new Talon II combustor that produces 20% fewer NOx emissions than the previous generation.
The aircraft also has an entirely new BMW Group DesignworksUSA interior and features a redesigned EASy II flight deck. Deliveries begin in early 2013.
The aircraft will be delivered standard with the new Rockwell Collins cabin management system (CMS).
In addition to saving weight, the CMS will provide high definition viewing for Blu-ray media on wide-screen monitors of up to 19 inches. Functions can be controlled anywhere in the aircraft via an iPod Touch or iPhone, with a special app that allows control of video playback, operation of the optional electronic window shades and adjustments to lights and temperature, among others. The AirCell Axxess II satcom system will be included as a standard feature, as will the EASy II cockpit.
Falcon is also expanding its Middle East sales and support network to cater for the 60 aircraft installed in the region. According to Renaud Cloatre, sales director for the Middle East, there are a further half-dozen aircraft arriving over the next 18 months. In addition to the Dubai office, the OEM has authorised service centres in Dubai and Jeddah, and a spares distribution centre in Dubai, plus a technical office in Jeddah. There are also flight training simulators for its in-production aircraft at Emirates Flight Training Centre in Dubai.


Other Stories
Latest News

EgyptAir to start operations between Cairo and Doha

After Egypt’s decision to reopen its airspace to Qatar, EgyptAir will commence a daily flight between Cairo and Doha from January 18.

Children fly for free with Etihad Airways

Adults who book their next flight to Abu Dhabi or Dubai with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, can take their children for free.

Emirates Airlines adds two more flights into Durban

Emirates Airline will add two more flights into Durban from February 1 which means that the airline will now fly a daily scheduled air service between Durban and Dubai.

Is this the ‘new norm’ for events?

The Dubai HeliShow is set to go ahead in January in both physical and 3D virtual format.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi adds Tel Aviv to its route network

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has added Tel Aviv to its network, launching on February 12.

Etihad Airways awarded diamond status in the APEX Health Safety

Etihad Airways has been awarded the Diamond status in the inaugural ‘APEX Health Safety, powered by SimpliFlying’ audit, for efforts in ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitisation.

NAVDEX 2021 SK26221
See us at
World Defence Show 2022CONNECT BT0610090421IDEX 2021 BT26221Aviation MENA 2021Aviation Africa 2021 BTNN