Dassault bags order from NetJets for nine more Falcon 7X business jets

France's Dassault Aviation, a major manufacturer in civil and military aviation with the Rafale, Mirage and Falcon aircraft and the drone demonstrator nEUROn, has won an order for an additional nine Falcon 7X business aircraft from NetJets Europe, taking the total order to 33 aircraft.

Fractional ownership operator NetJets Europe, part of Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, will start to receive the aircraft from the second quarter of 2008, Dassault said.

The French aircraft manufacturer said its order book for the 7X now exceeds 170 aircraft.