Local city officials confirmed that three pilots were killed when a Gulfstream GIV crashed on landing at Le Castellet Airport (LFMQ) in the south of France. The accident happened at just before 3 p.m. local time on July 13.
GE Aviation has been awarded two contracts from Gulfstream Aerospace to provide integrated vehicle health management (IVHM) technology for the Gulfstream G650.
Gulfstream Aerospace released the PlaneBook app, an electronic aircraft document management system for the iPad. It provides Gulfstream pilots with electronic access to critical flight information and aircraft-specific documents, such as the airplane flight manual, operating manual, pilot checklist and the quick-reference handbook.
Faced with a continuing trend of ground-handling incidents during transient aircraft operations, Gulfstream and FlightSafety International have jointly created a new program to instruct FBOs on the best practices developed by the Savannah-based airframer to minimize the potential for accidental harm to aircraft. “Incorrect ground-handling procedures continue to cause significant aircraft damage and schedule delays, w
The number of accidents and fatalities for business jet and turboprop operations worldwide increased substantially in the first nine months, compared with the same period last year. According to statistics gathered by AIN, U.S.-registered business jets suffered 22 accidents in the first three quarters versus 11 mishaps in the same period a year ago.