SOURCE: DASSAULT AVIATION

February 15, 2007 02:46 ET

DASSAULT AVIATION : 2006 Results

Saint-Cloud Cedex 300 -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2007 -- The Board of Directors, which met on February 14th, 2007, chaired by Mr Charles EDELSTENNE, approved the accounts for the past year.

1. CONSOLIDATED 2006 RESULTS:

Consolidated orders:

Consolidated orders amount to 5.29 billion euros owing particularly to the sales of 158 FALCON, which sets an historical record.

Consolidated sales:

Consolidated 2006 sales amount to 3.30 billion euros. The FALCON business accounts for 62% of total consolidated sales.

Consolidated operating profit:

Consolidated operating profit is 372 billion euros. It accounts for 11.3% of consolidated sales.

Consolidated net profit:

Consolidated net profit (total Group and net attributable Group profit) accounts to 281 million euros. It accounts for 8.578% of consolidated sales.

Net consolidated earnings per share:

The net consolidated earnings per share is 27.8 euros.

2. DIVIDEND:

The Board of Directors will submit for the approval of the General Meeting of the Company's Shareholders on April 25th, 2007, a motion to distribute a total dividend of 75 million euros, i.e. 7.40 euros per share.

3. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

The Board of Directors has co-opted Mr Louis GALLOIS to replace Mr Noël FORGEARD.

Yves Robins 33 (0)1 47 11 86 90

Dassault Aviation - 78 Quai Marcel Dassault - 92552 Saint-Cloud Cedex 300 - France

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