Grumman Gulfstream I

June 30, 2008 - 9:00am

Wing Aviation (Booth No. 1818) officials announced at NBAA ’02 that the grand opening of its aviation service center at Montgomery County Airport in Conroe, Texas, will be October 19. Although there have been some delays, company president Brian  Wing said the facility, with 54,000 sq ft of hangar space for paint, detailing and service, is nearing completion.

April 25, 2008 - 7:35am

Two Part 135 air-taxi operators at opposite ends of the charter business spectrum, Skybird Aviation and The Air Group–both based at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in Southern California–nevertheless have some common observations on today’s ever-evolving aviation security environment.

April 16, 2008 - 11:47am

Playing its cards close, Savannah, Ga.-based Gulfstream Aerospace is still officially saying little about its “mystery” follow-on to the G-IV, but there are whispers that more may be revealed about the airplane later this year.

April 14, 2008 - 10:10am

Claiming “there is no merit to the lawsuit or to the allegations in it,” Savannah Air Center said it will defend itself against a $3.7 million claim brought in U.S. District Court by USA Interactive. In the suit, filed in May in U.S.

March 26, 2008 - 9:43am

Gulfstream Aerospace received FAA approval of an aircraft service change (ASC) for the Gulfstream II fuselage, effectively extending the life of the airframe from 20,000 to 36,000 flight hours. Life-extension work on the Gulfstreams, consisting primarily of inspections, will initially be done at Gulfstream’s main Savannah, Ga. facility but will eventually be expanded to other sites.

March 25, 2008 - 5:12am
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Ending protracted speculation about how it would address the aging fuselage cross section of its large-cabin business jets, Gulfstream Aerospace last month took the wraps off the G650, which will topple (but initially not replace) the G550 from its perch as the top Gulfstream business jet when it enters service in the first half of 2012.

January 31, 2008 - 5:40am

Gulfstream Aerospace has made refinements to the computer-based business aircraft ownership evaluation tool–called the Ownership Experience Index–that it introduced at last year’s NBAA Convention in Orlando, Fla.

January 31, 2008 - 5:40am

Gulfstream Aerospace has made refinements to the computer-based business aircraft ownership evaluation tool–called the Ownership Experience Index–that it introduced at last year’s NBAA Convention in Orlando, Fla.

January 11, 2008 - 10:37am

The first Bombardier Global Express to be certified in Australia has started operation with Melbourne, Victoria-based Visy Board. The aircraft replaces a Gulfstream IV.

January 7, 2008 - 9:55am

Gulfstream rolled out its 500th and last Gulfstream IV early last month, but just as Mark Twain said, “Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated.” Although more than 3,000 Gulfstream employees, suppliers and guests gathered at the company’s facilities in Savannah, Ga., to witness N499GA (S/N 1499) being towed from the production hangar, the lineage will continue as the mid-range Gulfstream G300 and the long-range G400.

 
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