The weather conditions appeared nearly ideal for an evaluation of Dassault’s new FalconEye combined vision system at dusk on the day we flew Dassault’s Falcon 8X flight test aircraft. As we belted in the left seat on the ramp of its research and development facility at Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (LFMI) near the Mediterranean Sea, it was uncomfortably warm and muggy, perfect for breeding bad weather. The setting sun was fully obscured by intermittent thick mist and light ...

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