Gulfstream Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

Gulfstream Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Gulfstream's G600 Development ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Flying

    With four hours and 26 minutes officially logged yesterday, the second copy of Gulfstream's new G600 ultra-long-range business jet officially joined the flight test fleet, two months after the maiden flight of the first airplane in December of last year. The first vehicle is conducting flutter testing and expanding the flight envelope; the second G600 is scheduled to soon begin flight-loading testing.


  2. Flexjet records 20% hike in new businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Flight Global

    Flexjet, the world's second-largest fractional ownership company, recorded a 20% surge in new business in 2016, reflecting the increasing popularity of premium, bespoke business aircraft programmes among high-end travellers. Referring to Flexjet's customer numbers as "in the thousands", chief executive Mike Silvestro says half of its new business last year came from "conquest sales" - customers transferring from other fractional operators, while business from referrals grew by 23% year-on-year.


  3. Gulfstream Flies Second G600 Test AircraftRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    The second Gulfstream G600 has completed its first flight, spending 4 hours and 26 minutes in the air and officially joining the flight-test campaign. "The addition of a second flight-test aircraft just 10 weeks after the first demonstrates the rigor and discipline inherent in our development programs and continues a cadence of accomplishments that will steadily move the G600 toward certification and entry into service," said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream.


  4. Union report questions use of private jet by CEO of California's largest nursing home providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 |

    A healthcare workers union is raising concerns over money spent on a private jet by the CEO of California's largest nursing home operator. Attorneys for the CEO on Monday told McKnight's the union's criticism is an uninformed "negotiating tactic."


  5. Second Gulfstream G600 enters flight test programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Flight Global

    Development of the Gulfstream G600 took another major step towards certification on 24 February, with the introduction of the airframer's second test aircraft into the flight test campaign. During a 4h 26min maiden sortie, the large-cabin, long-range business jet - registration N720GD - reached a maximum altitude of 51,000ft and a top speed of Mach 0.87, Gulfstream says.


  6. Lender's lawsuit, rent owed at Maine site add to Tempus Jets' strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A lender has sued the Virginia-based parent company of Brunswick aircraft refurbisher Tempus Jets and its co-founder, seeking payment of loans it says are worth more than $26 million. The lawsuit from creditor Firefly Financial Ltd. paused plans for co-founders Scott Terry and Jack Gulbin to break up various Tempus businesses, at least until March 3, under a temporary injunction.


  7. General DynamicsRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2016 | PR Newswire

    "The addition of a second flight-test aircraft just 10 weeks after the first demonstrates the rigor and discipline inherent in our development programs and continues a cadence of accomplishments that will steadily move the G600 toward certification and entry into service," said , president, Gulfstream. "Each milestone we clear validates the significant investments we've made in research and development, our ground-based labs and our flight-test capabilities, allowing us to deliver on the promises we've made to our customers."


  8. Skydive Myrtle Beach Takes County Councilmen To CourtRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    The owner of Skydive Myrtle Beach is suing the members of the Horry County Council for alleged violations of his constitutional rights under the 14th Amendment. Aaron Holly, the owner of Skydive Myrtle Beach, hold in his 160-page complaint that the council, working with the FAA, wrongfully closed his business by claiming more than 100 violations against it, according to a report from


  9. Daher Salutes The Service Entry Of Asia's First TBM 930 Very Fast TurbopropRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    Daher has announced the service entry of the initial TBM 930 based in Asia. It was delivered in December to Anutin Charnvirakul, who previously owned a TBM 850 version of Daher's very fast turboprop aircraft family.


  10. Second Lockheed Martin T-50A Takes Flight In Greenville, SCRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    Two T-50A aircraft are now soaring together in the skies over Greenville, South Carolina. The inaugural Feb. 20 flight of the second production-ready T-50A from Lockheed Martin's Advanced Pilot Training operations center in Greenville further demonstrates the company's established, lowest-risk offering in the U.S. Air Force's T-X competition.


  11. Biz jet makers Cessna, Embraer stake their claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    Now that the full-year numbers are in, business jet makers are staking their claims as tops in different aircraft categories. In separate news releases Thursday, Textron Aviation and Brazilian competitor Embbraer touted their two jets as tops in two different categories - rightfully so.


  12. LMI Aerospace merges with Sonaca Group; no change expected in company's Savannah presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Gulfstream supplier LMI Aerospace Inc., once a significant manufacturing presence in Savannah, announced last week that it has entered into a merger agreement to be acquired by Sonaca Group, a global aerostructures company headquartered in Gosselies, Belgium. "This deal brings our combined company to the forefront as a leader in the design and manufacture of complex aerostructures while working to diversify our global customer base," said Dan Korte, LMI Aerospace chief executive officer.


  13. Executive jet transatlantic operator seeks new business modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Air Transport World

    More competition for lucrative transatlantic first-class passengers is imminent with the appearance of a new operator - New York-based Bliss Jet - selling individual seats on high-end business jets. Bliss Jet describes itself as an indirect air carrier; it will use Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft from US charter operators, including White Cloud Charter and Jet Access Aviation, to fly what will initially be a 2X-weekly service between New York La Guardia and London Stansted airports.


  14. Gulfstream G500 and G600 flight test campaigns progressing well as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Flight Global

    The flight-test campaigns for Gulfstream's clean-sheet G500 and G600 are progressing well, with both models on course to meet their certification and entry-into-service targets. The five aircraft in the G500 programme have flown more than 2,000h across 500 flights, Gulfstream says.


  15. Gulfstream G650 And G650ER Certified For Registration In ChinaRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    The Gulfstream G650 and G650ER have received type certificate validation from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The validation confirms the type certificate issued by the FAA and is one of the last steps required for an aircraft to be registered in a particular country.


  16. Your new Savannah home: 129 Hunter LnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | SavannahNow

    Lovely Southbridge home; fresh, clean and ready for a new owner! Two-story traditional home with hardiplank siding, all new windows and fresh interior paint. Great floor plan with master suite plus 2 bedrooms upstairs.


  17. Corrections & AmplificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    The Bombardier Challenger 605 aircraft takes 7 hours and 37 minutes to fly from Teterboro Airport in New Jersey to Paris Le Bourget, according to charter flight service PrivateFly. The Gulfstream G650 aircraft makes the trip in about 6 hours and 13 minutes, according to a Gulfstream spokeswoman.


  18. INTERVIEW: Paul Sykes - FlyFunder helps general aviation buyers find financeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Flight Global

    I was introduced to aviation through the 2006 Mountbatten internship I did with RBS Aviation Capital in New York. The current chief executive of Embraer's commercial aircraft division, John Slattery, took me under his wing to help support his sales team and I got exposure to commercial aviation and finance for the first time.


  19. Alliance Airport to build two new hangars for private planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 |

    With a growing list of private planes needing a place to call home, Alliance Airport announced plans to build two new hangars. The north Fort Worth airport, operated by Hillwood Properties, will double its hangar space with the construction of a 32,150 square-foot hangar and a 40,000 square-foot hangar.


  20. NOAA to scrap one Orion ahead of hurricane hunters' move to LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Beaker's gutted skeleton sits on the flightline outside of Hangar 5 at MacDill Air Force Base, a shadow of its more famous stablemates. Unlike its fellow WP-3 Orion four engine propeller planes nicknamed Miss Piggy and Kermit, Beaker never flew into a single storm.