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Minsheng now has orders for up to 110 Gulfstreams - a mix of G280s, G450s, G550s and G650s - worth an estimated $5.6 billion.
The FAA said the original deadline did not give stakeholders and the agency “sufficient time to prepare” and was “contrary to the public interest.”
The upgraded version of the light twin received European certification last week.
The Northern Plains Unmanned Systems Authority will conduct initial flights over North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center.
The EC agreed last Monday to extend the “stop the clock” provision affecting non-European operators until fall 2016.
Relationship will increase the efficiency and timeliness of providing Argus’ aircraft operator audits and aviation services in Asia.
Company will ship parts to Bombardier’s plant in Belfast, N. Ireland, which is responsible for manufacturing horizontal stabilizers for Globals.
$149 million was allocated for the contract tower program in Fiscal Year 2014.
Chinese company will use the helicopter for sightseeing tours, executive transport and agriculture support.