Aero Commander

April 28, 2011 - 11:00am

With defense spending remaining a target of increased budget scrutiny, General Dynamics chairman and CEO Jay Johnson said yesterday that he sees the company’s Gulfstream Aerospace division as its main “growth engine.” During the first-quarter investor conference call yesterday morning, Johnson said the firm’s aerospace division, which includes Gulfstream and Jet Aviation, had a  “strong quarter” with $1.353 billion in revenues, just $4 million

January 31, 2011 - 4:30am

Gulfstream Aerospace acquired a 253,000-sq-ft building in Savannah, Ga., to house its growing research-and-development program.

January 27, 2011 - 8:00am

Aero Charter Jet Center has broken ground on a $4 million expansion program at its FBO facility at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Mo. The improvements, which will more than double the current capacity, include a new 30,000-sq-ft hangar, 4,200 sq ft of shop space and more than 100,000 sq ft of ramp area. The 32-year-old aviation services provider outgrew its current space built in 1998.

January 19, 2011 - 11:22am

Pratt & Whitney yesterday purchased the assets of Gas Turbine Efficiency, which provided the technology for P&Wπs EcoPower engine wash service. P&W has licensed the exclusive rights to the EcoPower technology since EcoPower launched the wash service in 2004.

January 18, 2011 - 9:23am

Gulfstream Aerospace has acquired a 253,000-sq-ft building in Savannah, Ga., to house its growing research and development program.

December 29, 2010 - 6:01am

At the same time Gulfstream Aerospace is preparing an assembly plant for its new G650, the Savannah-based OEM is also readying an adjacent building for cabin completion work. The completion facility is in a former service center currently being used for flight-test operations. Gulfstream expects all G650 assembly and outfitting to be done at the main Savannah plant.

December 29, 2010 - 4:00am

At the same time Gulfstream Aerospace is preparing an assembly plant for its new G650, the Savannah-based OEM is readying an adjacent building for cabin completion work. The completion facility is in a former service center currently being used for flight-test operations. Gulfstream expects all G650 assembly and outfitting to be done at the main Savannah plant.

December 7, 2010 - 10:30pm

Gulfstream Aerospace is preparing an assembly plant for its new G650, and the U.S manufacturer is also readying an adjacent building for cabin completion work. The completion facility is in a former service center currently being used for flight-test operations. Gulfstream expects all G650 assembly and outfitting to be done at its headquarters in Savannah, Georgia.

November 30, 2010 - 3:57am

Gulfstream Aerospace announced ambitious plans last month for a $500 million, seven-year expansion project at its Savannah, Ga. headquarters “to ensure that the company is well positioned to meet future demand for business jets and support services.” To facilitate the new development, the aircraft manufacturer entered into a 50-year lease with the Savannah Airport Commission to build additional facilities on 159 acres of airport land.

November 24, 2010 - 9:22am

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced a $500 million, seven-year facility expansion plan at its Savannah headquarters. The project includes building new facilities and renovating several existing facilities, as well as expanding office and lab facilities at the Gulfstream Research Development Center in Savannah’s Crossroads Business Park.

 
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