Grumman Gulfstream II

May 12, 2012 - 3:30pm

Tightening regulation of airport noise is set to boost interest in hush-kitting older business jets, according to Hubbard Aviation Technologies, which will demonstrate its QS3 system for Gulfstream IIs and IIIs at EBACE 2012 in Geneva next week.

June 27, 2011 - 5:25am

The EASA certified the Hubbard Aviation Technologies QS3 hushkit system for the Gulfstream II, IISP, IIB and III as meeting Chapter 3 noise requirements. The certification means that QS3-equipped Gulfstreams have “unrestricted access to Europe’s leading business airports,” according to the company.

June 16, 2011 - 8:10am

The EASA has certified the Hubbard Aviation Technologies QS3 hushkit system for the Gulfstream II, IISP, IIB and III as meeting Chapter 3 noise requirements. The certification means that QS3-equipped Gulfstreams have “unrestricted access to Europe’s leading business airports,” according to the company.

October 13, 2010 - 11:13am

Hubbard Aviation Technologies has made a major commitment to its Stage 3-certified QS3 hush-kit program for the Gulfstream GII, GIISP, GIIB and GIII. The program was originally launched by Stage III Technologies, which received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) in December 2003 for the modification but went out of business in February 2008.

October 13, 2010 - 7:29am

Quiet Technology Aerospace (Booth No. 4614) has the most Gulfstream II/III hush kits installed, with more than 75 done so far. The Opa-Locka, Fla. company’s Stage 3 hush kit can be installed by a maintenance center of the customer’s choice and takes 10 days or less, according to director of engineering Martin Gardner.

September 29, 2010 - 7:20am

Quiet Technology Aerospace (QTA) has the most Gulfstream II/III hush kits installed, with more than 75 done so far. The Opa-Locka, Fla., company’s Stage III hush kit can be installed by a maintenance center of the customer’s choice and takes 10 days or less, according to director of engineering Martin Gardner.

September 29, 2010 - 7:18am

Hubbard Aviation Technologies has made a major commitment to its Stage III-certified QS3 hush-kit program for the Gulfstream II/II-SP/IIB/III. The program was originally launched by Stage III Technologies, which received an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) in December 2003 for the modification but went out of business in February 2008.

May 27, 2010 - 5:53am

Gulfstream II, Seattle, Wa., April 8, 2010–The twinjet sustained structural damage to its left wing when it collided with a fuel truck while taxiing to the runway for a
Part 91 flight at Boeing Field/King County International Airport. VMC prevailed at

May 10, 2010 - 9:52am

Gulfstream III, Farmingdale, N.Y., March 10, 2010–Soon after takeoff from Republic Airport (FRG), while climbing through 35,000 msl en route to Stuart, Fla., the crew of the GIII reported hearing a sound similar to a compressor stall, followed by a loss of power on the right engine. The pilot-in-command declared an emergency and initiated an in-flight engine shutdown.

October 18, 2009 - 1:29pm

Hubbard Aviation Technologies of St. Paul, Minn., last week signed a contract with Aeroshear Aviation Services of Van Nuys, Calif., to fabricate and install engine hush kits for the Rolls-Royce Spey 511-8 engines powering Gulfstream GIIs and GIIIs. Called the QS3, “for quiet Spey engines,” according to Stanley Hubbard, CEO of Hubbard Aviation Technologies and Hubbard Broadcasting, the kits are priced at $2.4 million (installed).

 
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