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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