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2012-09-04 02:20:36

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s best-in-class G280 aircraft has earned type certificates from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI). The certificates verify the airworthiness of the aircraft's design and are among the final steps required before Gulfstream delivers the first fully outfitted G280 to a customer. The G280, a joint effort between Gulfstream and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI),...

2012-08-14 10:20:08

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation journalist and former NASA engineer John Croft has joined Aviation Week's Avionics & Safety editorial team as Avionics & Safety editor based in Washington. Most recently, Croft was Americas Editor for Flight International, covering a wide variety of beats--including avionics, commercial aircraft engines, helicopters, flight simulators, safety, space, and unmanned vehicles. Croft developed a strong online social media...

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...

2011-10-10 12:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA Trade Show -- Enflite, Inc., the interior and galley products division of LifePort, Inc., today announced the signing of an agreement to provide customized interior cabin mechanisms and galley appliances for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation's G650 newly designed aircraft cabin. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company - the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)....

2011-10-10 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) will display the latest in aircraft cabin electronic system technology at the 2011 National Business Aviation Association annual convention in Las Vegas, Nev. Goodrich's In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) and Cabin Management Systems (CMS) will allow iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod Touch® applications to control aircraft lighting, temperature and entertainment equipment...

2011-10-09 11:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA 2011 -- Aircell, a leading provider of in-flight connectivity for business aviation, announces that its flagship communications system, Aircell Axxess®, has been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation as standard equipment aboard its new, ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650 business jet. Aircell Axxess is a cabin communications system that provides global voice service and narrowband data capabilities via the Iridium...

2011-08-05 11:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that Larry R. Flynn, 59, will become president of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation on September 1. Gulfstream is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Flynn will report to Joseph T. Lombardo, who has served as both executive vice president of General Dynamics' Aerospace group and president of Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. since 2007. Lombardo will continue in his role as executive vice...

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...