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Dassault Falcon Delivers First Business Jet with True VoIP* Telephony
 
4/7/2010
(Teterboro, New Jersey,  April 7, 2010) – On March 24, Dassault Falcon delivered the first Falcon business jet (Falcon 7X, s/n 85) with Honeywell’s new MCS 7120 Swift Broadband Communications Gateway. The product provides a fully integrated wired and wireless cabin communication system and high speed global connectivity via the Inmarsat I4 Satellite Network. The aircraft is the first business jet in the industry capable of providing fully-managed end-to-end VoIP telephony services over the Swift Broadband network. Managed VoIP services deliver significantly higher quality audio performance because of dedicated bandwidth to each call, assuring excellent audio fidelity.
 
"Falcon customers demand the most cutting-edge technology in their aircraft cabins,” said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault Falcon. "What this system delivers is greater connectivity and productivity which will ensure passengers can stay in touch and continue to work as they fly on domestic and international flights.”
 
The system provides integrated voice and high-speed data communications for cabin and cockpit applications over a wide range of services including seamless use in the air or on the ground of a PDA, Blackberry®, iPhone®, fax or computer.  The service is capable of providing more than five times the bandwidth than other services currently available.
 
The first Falcon 7X aircraft with the Swift Broadband Communications Gateway system was delivered in Europe and the system is available on all current production Falcon aircraft as an option.
 
* Voice Over Internet Protocol

Note for the Editors

Dassault Falcon is the recognized global brand for Dassault business jets which are designed, manufactured and supported by Dassault Aviation and Dassault Falcon Jet Corp.

About Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation is a leading aerospace company with a presence in over 90 countries across five continents. It produces the Rafale fighter jet as well as the complete line of Falcons. The company employs a workforce of over 11,000 and has assembly and production plants in both France and the United States and service facilities around the globe. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, over 2,500 Falcon jets have been delivered. Dassault offers a range of six business jets from the twin-engine 3,350 nm large-cabin Falcon 2000S to its new flagship, the tri-engine 6,450 nm ultra-long range Falcon 8X.

About Dassault Falcon Jet

Dassault Falcon Jet Corp., is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, France. Dassault Falcon Jet markets and supports the Falcon family of business jets throughout North America and South America.

 
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