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2014-05-19 04:20:11

Aircraft Now The World's Longest-Range Business Jet SAVANNAH, Ga., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the new G650ER, an ultra-long-range aircraft that can travel 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers at Mach 0.85 and 6,400 nm/11,853 km at Mach 0.90. This represents an increase of up to 500 nm/926 km over the range of the G650, which entered service in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 "The G650ER provides our customers...

2011-05-28 12:30:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has resumed the G650 flight-test program, following a temporary suspension of flying after an April 2 accident. The first flight since the accident took place May 28, with Serial Number 6001 flying for 1 hour and 39 minutes. The crew included senior experimental test pilots Jake Howard and Tom Horne and Flight Test Engineer Bill Osborne. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110528/PH10578 ) "We have conducted...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'