Rolls Royce settles on Haillan to support Falcon 10X

Rolls Royce settles on Haillan to support Falcon 10X

Powered by two Pearl 10X engines developed by Rolls-Royce, the Falcon 10X claims a range of 13,900 km and a top speed of mach 0.925 – credit Dassault Aviation

Engine manufacturer Rolls Royce is launching the construction, in Haillan, of a 2,000-meter production support facility intended to support the sale of the Dassault Aviation Falcon 10X. The building will be operational in early 2023.

A long-time partner of Airbus and Safran in France, the engine manufacturer Rolls Royce is preparing to prepare one of Dassault’s business jets for the first time, since the English group has been chosen for the engines of the future Falcon 10X, the new ultra. -a modern long-range aircraft whose service is expected to reach 2025. To prepare and support this new business relationship, Rolls Royce laid the foundation stone for the future production of 2,200 m², in Haillan.

The chosen site, along Avenue Marcel Dassault, is close to the maintenance center operated by Dassault Falcon Service at Bordeaux-Mérignac airport. The building, whose general construction is guaranteed by the Pin de Mérignac company, will combine a garage, a warehouse and an office, with commissioning planned for the first half of 2023, that is to say around the time when Dassault should begin the final assembly of its new assembly. bird.

While the Pearl 10X engine development program for the Dassault Falcon 10X is well underway, we are already working on putting in place the infrastructure to support Dassault’s flight test operations and production line. This new facility will further strengthen our partnership with Dassault and ensure the delivery of the high level of customer support already associated with the Rolls Royce name. “, Welcomes in a press release Dr. Philipp Zeller, senior vice president of Rolls Royce for Dassault.