Grob G180 SPn

September 15, 2006 - 5:33am

Grob Aerospace recently announced significant enhancements to its G180 SPn light jet. Besides coming standard with an enhanced version of the Honeywell Apex avionics system, the twinjet can be configured with a new six-seat executive interior, which includes a full lavatory and galley. Further new options include an auxiliary power unit and an enhanced-vision system.

September 14, 2006 - 10:51am

It might have the look and feel of an oversized luxury automobile in the cabin, but it is all airplane. “We were asked to make the passenger feel as if he or she were in a large, luxury SUV, such as the Porsche Cayenne or the BMW X5,” said Franck Burnet, CEO of Burnet Interiors, which was contracted by Grob Aerospace of Germany to build the cabin mockup of the aircraft manufacturer’s new SPn utility jet.