What's it like to pilot the world's first fly-by-wire (FBW) business jet? Dassault provided B&CA with an exclusive opportunity to find out firsthand when we belted into the left seat of the Falcon 7X at its Istres Air Base Flight Test Center for a two-hour demo flight in mid-July. This particular Falcon 7X, however, had some flight test development features you'll never see in a production aircraft. Most notably, it had two guarded switches on the instrument panel that, in essence, ...
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