Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

October 21, 2016, 10:31 AM

End of an Era: Gulfstream To Cease G450 Production in 2018

Move comes as it prepares for service entry of its new fly-by-wire G500 in early 2018, the same time it is scheduled to deliver the final G450.

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Gulfstream G150
Sep 28, 2016 - 11:31 AM
The G150—a derivative of the G100/Astra SPX—is manufactured under contract by Israel Aerospace Industries in Tel Aviv.
Sep 28, 2016 - 10:04 AM
The first customer aircraft retrofitted with the Wave system installed within Bombardier’s network was recently performed at the Singapore service center.
Sep 27, 2016 - 11:07 PM
More than 9,000 aviation industry professionals have attended the free Bombardier Safety Standdown.
Sep 27, 2016 - 2:41 PM
With acquisition, company expands into Aircraft Minimum Equipment Lists.
Sep 27, 2016 - 2:02 PM
The SB is classified as a heavy maintenance input.
Sep 27, 2016 - 1:49 PM
The company claims the solution is tailored to the client's specific needs.
Sep 27, 2016 - 1:40 PM
The approval covers the Beechcraft King Air 90, 200/250 and 300/350.
Sep 27, 2016 - 1:33 PM
The new approvals cover the Challenger 604 and 605 at Basel.
Sep 27, 2016 - 12:41 PM
Embraer announced the Voluntary Dismissal Program last month, saying its was part of an effort to save $200 million.
Sep 27, 2016 - 12:26 PM
China was forced to delay compliance because it became clear that there would be an insufficient number of aircraft not appropriately equipped by year-end.