Gulfstream G450

February 18, 2008 - 2:09am

The General Administration of the Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) has awarded type certification to Gulfstream Aerospace for five of its business jet models–the Gulfstream GV, G350, G450, G500 and G550. The TC allows the registration and operation of all those models within China.

January 29, 2008 - 11:06am

Gulfstream Aerospace announced yesterday that its synthetic-vision system and second-generation enhanced-vision system (known as EVS II) are now FAA certified. The approvals apply to applications on the Gulfstream G350/450/500/550 and make the company the first OEM to provide its customers with both enhanced- and synthetic-vision systems.

January 29, 2008 - 11:06am

Gulfstream Aerospace announced yesterday that its synthetic-vision system and second-generation enhanced-vision system (known as EVS II) are now FAA certified. The approvals apply to applications on the Gulfstream G350/450/500/550 and make the company the first OEM to provide its customers with both enhanced- and synthetic-vision systems.

January 7, 2008 - 9:55am

Gulfstream rolled out its 500th and last Gulfstream IV early last month, but just as Mark Twain said, “Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated.” Although more than 3,000 Gulfstream employees, suppliers and guests gathered at the company’s facilities in Savannah, Ga., to witness N499GA (S/N 1499) being towed from the production hangar, the lineage will continue as the mid-range Gulfstream G300 and the long-range G400.

January 3, 2008 - 12:14pm

After a year-long effort with the FAA, fractional provider NetJets and avionics maker Honeywell, Gulfstream yesterday secured FAA approval for its PlaneView cockpit system in the G350, G450, G500 and G550 to fly Required Navigation Performance Special Aircraft and Aircrew Authorization Required (RNP SAAAR) approaches.

December 28, 2007 - 5:22am

Gulfstream last month took a big step toward obtaining approval for the synthetic-vision primary flight display (SV-PFD) and upgraded enhanced-vision system (EVS II) in its top models by concluding several months of flight testing and handing over to the FAA reams of certification documentation.

December 18, 2007 - 7:37am

Gulfstream announced that it has received an STC for the installation of its Broad Band Multi-Link (BBML) high-speed Internet connection, giving buyers another choice for airborne access to the Web.

December 14, 2007 - 11:46am

After more than 1,850 hours of flight testing, Gulfstream said it has determined that the new G450 will fly 3,500 nm at Mach 0.85, 500 nm farther than its predecessor, the GIV/GIV-SP, and 250 nm farther than the company originally announced. The G450 was FAA certified in August and is scheduled to enter service in the second quarter of next year.

November 2, 2007 - 6:26am

Gulfstream Aerospace took the wraps off its newest model, the G450, at the NBAA Convention last month. The fourth example (S/N 4004) of the GIV-X (or next-generation GIV) was on static display at Orlando Executive Airport, along with two G550s, a G400, a G200 and a G100.

October 8, 2007 - 10:11am

The addition of a signal splitter to the forward-looking infrared camera system in the nose of the Gulfstream V now allows operators to add a small video display in the cockpit showing the same enhanced vision system (EVS) image the pilot sees through the HUD. Intended for use by the copilot as an aid to situational awareness, the optional equipment includes a 5.6-inch Rosen LCD and is priced at $24,000.

 
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