The Dassault Falcon8X business jet is the predecessor to the Falcon 10XClick image to enlargeHéroux-Devtek Inc. has been awarded a contract by France’s Dassault Aviation to design, develop and manufacture the landing gear system for the new Falcon 10X business jet.

The agreement also includes the delivery of spare parts and aftermarket services.

"We are very proud to have been selected by Dassault to supply the new Falcon 10X's landing gear following our solid performance on the Falcon 6X program,” says Héroux-Devtek president and CEO, Martin Brassard. “This contract award is a testament to our expertise, and we are eager to demonstrate our world-class capabilities in the design, development and support of complete landing gear systems once more.” Brassard added that the contract will also allow Héroux-Devtek to secure jobs at its various production plants.

"This contract reaffirms our trust in Héroux-Devtek. Our Falcons have the reputation to be able to operate from very challenging fields. The Falcon 10X will live up to that reputation. That is one of the reasons why the landing gear is, for us, an equipment of particular importance", said Eric Trappier, chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation.

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