Today, at the 7th Annual EBACE Convention, Dassault announced a new addition to the Falcon family of business jets, the Falcon 2000LX. Based on the popular Falcon 2000EX, the 2000LX will feature a range of 4,000 nautical miles at Mach .80 and a best-in-class climb speed to 41,000 feet in just 18 minutes.
John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon, says that the range increase certainly gives customers more capability and more efficiency on longer trips and the fuel efficiency will surely become a great advantage over the competition.
The Falcon 2000LX´s new wing aerodynamics reduce drag as much as 5% offering corresponding range and efficiency improvements over the Falcon 2000EX. The 2000LX is expected to be certified by the end of 2007 and will replace the Falcon 2000EX starting with 2010 deliveries. For 2000EX deliveries scheduled in 2008 and 2009, customers can choose the winglets as an option.