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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...

2011-04-04 13:08:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jay L. Johnson issued a statement today regarding the April 2 crash of a Gulfstream G650 test aircraft. Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, designer and manufacturer of the aircraft, is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families, friends, and co-workers of our four Gulfstream employees - experimental test pilots Kent Crenshaw...

2011-04-03 16:47:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today identified the four employees killed in the crash of a Gulfstream G650 during flight testing in Roswell, N.M. Experimental test pilots Kent Crenshaw and Vivan Ragusa and technical specialists David McCollum and Reece Ollenburg died in the April 2 accident. All four were residents of Savannah. "We mourn the loss of our colleagues and friends and extend our deepest sympathies to their families," said Joe...

2011-04-02 16:48:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. confirmed today that a Gulfstream G650 crashed Saturday morning during takeoff performance tests in Roswell, New Mexico. Two Gulfstream pilots and two Gulfstream flight-test engineers died in the crash. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who were lost," said Joe Lombardo, president, Gulfstream Aerospace. The accident is under investigation by Gulfstream, the National Transportation Safety...

2011-02-02 11:52:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Savannah Ocean Exchange proudly announces Gulfstream as the worldwide sponsor of the Gulfstream Navigator Award 2011, which recognizes the best technology, idea or solution to improve the world's coasts and prepare them for the future. The award is given to the top solution submitted as part of an annual Call for Solutions sent out through the Savannah Ocean Exchange Board of Governors. The governors, currently numbered at 27, have selected...

2010-11-15 10:00:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that it will expand its Savannah facilities through a $500-million, seven-year plan to ensure that the company is well-positioned to meet future demand for business-jet aircraft and support services. The growth is expected to result in 1,000 additional Gulfstream jobs, an increase of more than 15 percent from Gulfstream's current Savannah employment level of approximately 5,500 employees....

2010-10-20 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA Trade Show -- Enflite, Inc., the interior and galley products division of LifePort, Inc., today announced the signing of an agreement to provide interior cabin mechanisms and galley appliances to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for their new G650® business jet aircraft. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company - the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA Annual Meeting & Convention -- Aircell, the world's leading provider of inflight connectivity, announces that Gulfstream Aerospace is now offering a comprehensive range of Aircell communications systems throughout the Gulfstream product family. Today's announcement makes two new high-speed network services available to Gulfstream customers at the factory. These network services include: Gogo Biz(TM) Inflight Internet. Provides true high-speed...

2010-10-18 05:02:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON), booth 6600, and Gulfstream, the only companies to have a certified synthetic vision system on large business jets, announced today that they have been awarded a $1.2 million contract for an 11-month testing program of Synthetic and Enhanced Vision Systems (SEVS) technologies for the NextGen flight environment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-01-26 09:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircell, the world's leading provider of airborne communications, announces that the first installation of the company's new ATG 5000 High Speed Internet unit is now complete aboard a California-based Gulfstream G200 operated by FlightWorks, Inc. The ATG 5000 began shipping last month, and the first installation was performed by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp's Dallas Service Center. The ATG 5000 provides standalone Aircell® High...


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