Aero Commander

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.

October 19, 2010 - 4:10pm
The new Gulfstream 250 is at rest on the ramp at DeKalb Peachtree Airport aft...

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October 13, 2010 - 12:30pm

Chromalloy has launched a Web-based catalog of gas turbine engine parts and repairs. “Commercial aircraft operators and engine maintenance and repair shops can search the catalog for aircraft engine parts and repairs. Searches return results instantaneously and allow the user to contact a company representative,” a company spokesman said. The database-driven catalog lists engine information by manufacturer, engine type and engine section.

October 13, 2010 - 7:56am

Gulfstream Aerospace last month celebrated the 25th anniversary of the first flight of the Gulfstream IV, which the Savannah, Ga.-based manufacturer said is “the best-selling” large-cabin, long-range business jet in the world. <o:p></o:p>

September 30, 2010 - 7:31am

Atlantic Aero has added Falcon 900 and 2000 maintenance capability to its roster of services. The company has already secured tooling, technical data, experienced personnel and a 23,660-sq-ft hangar. The new facility can house aircraft as large as ultra-long-range business jets and includes an additional 6,500 sq ft of space for support shops and office space.

September 30, 2010 - 7:23am

Friedrichshafen International Airport, in far southern Germany near the Austrian and Swiss borders, is the site of the newest Twin Commander factory-authorized international service center. “We have about 35 Commanders operating in Europe, and Airplus currently services 10 to 12 of them,” Matt Isley, president of Twin Commander Aircraft, told AIN. “We added Airplus because we wanted to beef up our airframe support in Europe.”

 
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