LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Dassault Aviation Chief Executive said he wants to hear how aerospace group Safran SA will tackle engine development issues that have delayed the French planemaker’s latest business jet before considering alternative suppliers.
“For the moment we are waiting to see whether Safran are able to tell us how they will try to minimize the impact,” he told Reuters.
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Dassault is keeping its options open for the new long-range Falcon 5X business jet, Trappier said on the sidelines of a company event in Las Vegas during the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) flagship gathering this week.
Earlier this week, Trappier said that the business jet, which had already been delayed to 2020, would have to be postponed again, after Safran informed Dassault of performance issues with the high-pressure compressor.
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