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2011-11-18 14:10:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced today that the Gulfstream G650 has received its provisional type certificate (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration. This clears the way for the company to begin interior completions of the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range business jet in preparation for customer deliveries in the second quarter of 2012, as originally planned. "We are pursuing a two-step certification approach to keep us...

2011-10-28 15:15:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that Leda M. L. Chong will become senior vice president, Asia-Pacific Region, of the company's Aerospace group on November 1, with an initial focus on the People's Republic of China. Chong will report to Joseph T. Lombardo, executive vice president of the General Dynamics Aerospace Group, which comprises Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and Jet Aviation. Chong will be based in Beijing. In...

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...

2011-04-03 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....

2010-10-19 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:...

2010-05-04 01:00:00

GENEVA, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EBACE -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that in less than two years, 30 percent of Gulfstream operators have elected to install Honeywell's SmartView synthetic vision in their PlaneView equipped aircraft. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO) Gulfstream's Synthetic Vision-Primary Flight Display (SV-PFD) is based on Honeywell's Primus Epic integrated avionics suite and is in Gulfstream G350, G450, G500 and G550...

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...