Agreement by one firm to develop a tri-jet
and another a twin-jet would have been preferable, but such an agreement would have landed the companies' executives in jail under prevailing U.
It might be fun to compare those Falcons to the 5x twin jets that were introduced last fall and the ultra-long-range Falcon 8x tri-jet
that went on the market in May.
The aircraft's fuselage fractured during the landing, and a subsequent fire destroyed the tri-jet
, although both pilots - whom the carrier describes as "experienced" - survived.
At the announcement of the completion center expansion, Christian Sasso, senior vice president and general manager of the center, said the company is on track to deliver about 70 aircraft this year and expects to deliver about 90 next year as customers start taking delivery of the new Falcon 7X, a tri-jet
with a range of 5,950 nautical miles.
7 tonnes tri-jets
, in the words of civil regulation.
The family of Falcon jets currently in production includes the tri-jets
- the Falcon 50EX, 900DX, 900EX, and the new 7X - as well as the twin-engine Falcon 2000DX, and 2000EX.
The family of Falcon jets currently in production includes four tri-jets
-- the Falcon 50EX, 900DX, 900EX EASy, and the new 7X -- as well as the twin-engine Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX EASy.
Most of the new orders are for the Falcon 7X with a current backlog of 20 of the tri-jets
to be delivered to Chinese customers in the coming years.
The family of Falcon jets includes four tri-jets
- the Falcon 50EX, 900C, 900EX, and the new 7X - as well as the twin-engine Falcon 2000 and 2000EX.
Widebody DC-10-40 tri-jets
, providing nearly 100 additional seats, replaced the DC-8s in April 1977.