Grob Aerospace

March 6, 2008 - 11:27am

Grob has delayed certification of its all-composite SPn utility jet from the first quarter until the fourth quarter of this year. Meanwhile, the third flight-test aircraft left Grob’s headquarters in Tussen- hausen-Mattsies, Germany, on January 28 for three months of flight testing in Granada, Spain, at facilities managed by the Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial at the Spanish Ministry of Defence.

February 5, 2008 - 11:34am

Bombardier’s Learjet division surprised the aviation world on January 22 when it announced that the airframe of the new Learjet 85 will be built entirely of composite materials. Launched as the Learjet NXT last October, the Learjet 85 is a midsize jet that will fill a niche between Bombardier’s Learjet 60XR and Challenger 300.

February 5, 2008 - 11:34am

Bombardier’s Learjet division surprised the aviation world on January 22 when it announced that the airframe of the new Learjet 85 will be built entirely of composite materials. Launched as the Learjet NXT last October, the Learjet 85 is a midsize jet that will fill a niche between Bombardier’s Learjet 60XR and Challenger 300.

January 22, 2008 - 11:05am

In October, after announcing that it planned to offer a next-generation Learjet for the midsize jet market, Bombardier said that it considered the new Learjet NXT jet a “staged launch” and planned to reveal more details this year.

January 22, 2008 - 11:05am

In October, after announcing that it planned to offer a next-generation Learjet for the midsize jet market, Bombardier said that it considered the new Learjet NXT jet a “staged launch” and planned to reveal more details this year.

December 10, 2007 - 6:33am

Flight testing of the 1,800-nm G160 Ranger, which first flew last March, continues at Grob-Werke’s aviation facility in Tussenhausen, Germany. If all testing goes as planned, the seven-seat turboprop single will receive FAA/EASA certification in the third quarter.

November 28, 2007 - 6:31am

Grob Aerospace chief test pilot Tore Reimers and test pilot Peter Weger made the first flight in the number three SPn carbon-fiber light jet on October 29. The airplane is equipped with most systems that will be used in the conforming version, according to Grob, including the production Liebherr Aerospace landing gear. The test pilots flew number three twice on October 29.

November 12, 2007 - 5:42am

Grob Aerospace added two more Middle East sales yesterday here at the airshow. Sherif Zarkani, president and founder of Egypt’s ZAS Z-Aviation Services, signed for two Grob SPn light business jets with scheduled delivery in 2009. The agreement has options for a further two SPns in 2010.

November 11, 2007 - 6:52pm

Grob Aerospace added two more Middle East sales yesterday here at the airshow. Sherif Zarkani, president and founder of Egypt’s ZAS Z-Aviation Services, signed for two Grob SPn light business jets with scheduled delivery in 2009. The agreement has options for a further two SPns in 2010.

October 4, 2007 - 12:12pm

Since its first flight on March 29, the first prototype G160 Ranger, German manufacturer Grob-Werke’s second turboprop model, had accumulated more than 20 hours on 20 flights by the middle of last month. Two G160 flight-test aircraft will be used, with the second expected to fly in the fourth quarter of this year.

 
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