Mirage F1, in flight.
Dassault Aviation facility: Bordeaux-Mérignac, France. One month's outup. Mirage F1 C, Falcon 10 Mer, Falcon 10, Falcon 200, Falcon 30, Mirage 5 Saudi Arabia, Mirage IV, Mirage F1 Spain, Mirage F1 South Africa.

1916 to this day

In 1916, Marcel Bloch designed a propeller that he called the “Eclair”. This propeller was quickly recognized as being one of the best on the market: Marcel Bloch became a legendary name in the aviation world. From the Bloch aircraft, and the expansion of business aviation, discover the Dassault company history.

Marcel Dassault, Benno-Claude Vallières (on the right), Jean-François Cazaubiel (on the left) with Jean Cabrière behind him in front of the Mercure 02, Air Inter.


The company’s history has been written by engineers and test pilots.

Fabrication of Mirage 2000 prototype in 1977 in the workshop.


Go back in time and discover the story of the company’s facilities.

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The Dassault Aviation Logo

Discover the history of the creation of the Dassault Aviation logo.

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