Business Jet Sales Might Not Warrant Dassault’s R&D Spending

Credit: Dassault Aviation
"Our customers are very active; the market isn’t flat in terms of discussions, it is flat in terms of placing orders,” Dassault Aviation Chairman and CEO Eric Trappier says. He is talking about Falcon business jets. For at least 15 years, his statement could have been about the Rafale fighter...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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