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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...

2009-12-11 08:15:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today announced that its newest business jet, the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G250, has successfully completed its first flight. Gulfstream designed and built the super mid-size business jet in collaboration with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in Tel Aviv, Israel. Flown by IAI chief test pilot Ronen Shapira, the G250 took off from Ben Gurion International...

2009-12-04 16:53:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today that the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650 has successfully completed its first series of flight tests. During a 1-hour and 45-minute flight, G650 project pilot Jake Howard and senior experimental test pilot Tom Horne, along with flight engineer Bill Osborne, tested the aircraft's handling qualities, engine operability and flap operation....

2009-11-25 15:33:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), today announced that its newest business jet and the flagship of its fleet, the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650, successfully completed its first flight. Flown by experimental test pilot Jake Howard and senior experimental test pilot Tom Horne, the G650 took off from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport at 1:41 p.m. local time today with flight...

2009-10-28 06:30:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported 2009 third-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $575 million, or $1.48 per share on a fully diluted basis, compared to 2008 third-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $634 million, or $1.59 per share fully diluted. Revenues rose to $7.7 billion in the quarter, an 8.1 percent increase over third-quarter 2008 revenues of $7.1 billion. Net earnings in the third quarter of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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