French aviation legend, Serge Dassault, passed away at 93.

M. Dassault was the head of aviation and software giant Dassault Group, which also owns the Le Figaro newspaper. He was a giant of the French business world who had also served as a senator and a mayor of a town south of Paris.  He son of Marcel Dassault who was the founder of the Dassault Group.  The group is famous for its Mirage, Super Étendard and Rafale fighters.  It also makes the highly regarded Falcon business jets.

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