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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...

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....

2010-01-26 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...


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