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.


From Marcel Bloch’s first steps in industry to the rise of one of the main French aircraft manufacturers.


Setting up the Société des Avions Marcel Dassault company and the development of new departments: Equipment, Engines and Electronics.


Technological revolutions and reorganizations of the company.


The company develops to match the strong growth in the business aviation sector.