October 22, 2013
P&W AeroPower and Safran Microturbo to provide auxiliary power unit for Dassault’s Falcon 5X Business Jet
Pratt & Whitney AeroPower has been selected to provide its APS500[D] auxiliary power unit (APU) for the Falcon 5X business jet – Dassault Aviation’s largest, most powerful twin-engine jet to date. Pratt & Whitney AeroPower is partnering with Safran Microturbo ( a Safran company) for this project. Dassault unveiled the launch of the Falcon 5X jet on Oct. 21 at the NBAA2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nev. The APS500[D] APU will provide the aircraft with electrical power for main engine starting and cabin air conditioning while on the ground.