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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....

2010-10-20 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:...

2010-03-04 10:58:00

PHOENIX, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Next Generation Flight Management System (NGFMS) is currently undergoing test flights on the Gulfstream G650, and was part of the first flight on the Boeing 747-8. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080425/LAF040LOGO ) "The future of navigation and air traffic management is flying today," said Carl Esposito, vice president, Marketing & Product Management, Honeywell Aerospace. "The...

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...

2009-10-15 10:34:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thermax (NYSE: BDC) is proud to announce that it has been selected to provide its Seamless-T composite aerospace wire for the new Gulfstream G650 aircraft. Gulfstream selected Thermax's composite wire because of its superior electrical properties, smaller diameter, and light weight; thus helping to accomplish the G650 goals of technological advancement, superior range, and speed. (Logo:...