Nicholas Chabraja, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics, the parent company of Gulfstream and its General Dynamics Aviation Services cousin, said yesterday that this year’s second quarter was “the best quarter from an intake perspective that Gulfstream has ever experienced.” The Savannah, Ga.-bas
The Phenom 100, Embraer’s four-place, $2.98 million entry into the very light jet market, flew for the first time this morning from São Jose dos Campos, Brazil. According to the company, the one hour, thirty-six minute flight was successful.
John Zeidler, president of Evansville Regional Airport (KEVV)-based Tri-State Aero, didn’t come by his aviation career through his family, as many do. Rather, he came to the industry as a result of Midwestern practicality. “I grew up in Southern Illinois in the 1960s,” he said.
Emphasizing the pivotal role of foreign repair stations in the aviation industry, the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) recently testified before the Senate subcommittee on aviation operations, safety and security regarding the oversight of foreign contract maintenance.
“Our customers expect an instant response to their problem,” said Chris Gress, manager for parts, components and services. “Our new parts, components and services [PCS program] can meet their needs anywhere, anytime.
“Las Vegas is now one of our top five customer destinations, making it the perfect location to expand what is already the largest dedicated maintenance network in private aviation,” said Sanjay Aggarwal, Flight Options COO. “We are proud to be a part of the Las Vegas community.”
FlightSafety International (FSI) has become the first non-domestic training organization to obtain a Part 147 maintenance training certificate from the General Administration of Civil Aviation in China.
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