Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.

Front page

Deutsch to supply fiber optic connectors for Dassault Falcon 7X

Deutsch will supply its MC6 optical connector for use in the Dassault Falcon 7X, the company announced Tuesday.

"Dassault has an outstanding heritage in civil and military aircraft. Using their military aviation experience, technical know-how and design flair they've kept the Falcon 7X at the forefront of advanced technologies. Naturally, with this background, Dassault is particularly rigorous in specifying, testing and selecting every component that goes into their aircraft. We've worked closely with their engineers for some time to ensure that the Deutsch MC6 connector exactly meets their needs. Now, following an extensive test program in line with Dassault's requirements, we're proud to say the MC6 has earned its place on board the aircraft," said Michael O'Farrell, fiber optic product manager for Deutsch U.K.

The MC6 is a ruggedised, high-density, fibre optic connector featuring 12 to 24 channels per connector, with a future potential of up to 72. It uses the compact MIL-C-38999 Series III, size 11 shell, which is based on the Deutsch MC5 fibre optic connector, and also features an alternative connector option in the DMC-M (EN 4165/BACC65/ARINC 809). Deutsch said it can be used in a variety of applications including data bus and in-flight entertainment systems.

Press release issued by Deutsch on March 20, 2012


 Contact details from our directory:
Deutsch Mil-Spec Connectors


 Related aircraft programs:
Dassault 7X


 Related directory sectors:
Fibre Optics

Enhanced listings:

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Victrex Plc
New VICTREX® AE250 composites and hybrid molding technology are changing the equation in Aerospace composites – find out more!

Beckwood Press
Your single source for aerospace forming equipment. Manufacturer of Triform Sheet hydroforming presses.

United Performance Metals
A global distributor and processor of titanium products for over 40 years, and a leading supplier to the aerospace industry

The leading provider of heat treatment services worldwide. Bodycote offers high quality, reliable and cost-effective services to manufacturers whatever their size or market sector.

See our advertising tariff.


Monthly page limit exceeded. Please buy a subscription.

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2016. Terms & Conditions of reading.