Dassault Aviation completed contaminated runway tests on its Falcon 7X business jet on Wednesday.

These trials, including water ingestion trials (pictured below), were carried out Cranfield air field in the UK. The aircraft is scheduled to begin hot weather trials next month in Biarritz, southern France.

Certification of the ultra-long-range aircraft is scheduled for the first quarter of next year leading to first deliveries in April.

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Source: Flight International