Gulfstream G550

May 13, 2009 - 10:20am

Avjet has received FAA approval to operate its first Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) under the FAR Part 135 regulations for both domestic and international charter travel. The approval concludes a rigorous, seven-month process to demonstrate that Avjet meets the stringent financial and operational targets set forth by the FAA and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

May 13, 2009 - 10:00am

Avjet has received FAA approval to operate its first Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) under the FAR Part 135 regulations for both domestic and international charter travel. The approval concludes a rigorous, seven-month process to demonstrate that Avjet meets the stringent financial and operational targets set forth by the FAA and the U.S. Department of Transportation.

May 12, 2009 - 5:58am

Honeywell said today at EBACE that it is closing in on certification of several long-awaited avionics upgrades for Gulfstream and Dassault business jets, including functionality for future air navigation system (FANS1/A), wide-area augmentation system localizer performance with vertical guidance (WAAS LPV) and required navigation performance special aircraft and aircrew authorization required (RNP SAAAR) operations in PlaneView-equipped Gulfst

May 11, 2009 - 7:59am

FlightSafety International’s London/Farnborough training center recently received JAA level-D qualification from the UK Civil Aviation Authority within in an eight-week period for three new business jet simulators: a Hawker 750, a Cessna Citation Sovereign and a Gulfstream G550. According to the company (Booth No.

January 29, 2009 - 10:09am

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved Gulfstream’s London Luton Service Center to perform maintenance on EASA-registered Gulfstream G150s.

The amended certificate means the maintenance facility can now provide comprehensive service for the Gulfstream G550, G500, G450, G350, G200, G150, G400 and G300 as well as the GV, GIV-SP, GIV, GIII and GII.

January 29, 2009 - 9:39am

Overhauling the cryogenically cooled enhanced-vision system (EVS) installed in many newer Gulfstreams will set an operator back around $30,000–a cost many operators apparently didn’t realize they would be incurring. What’s worse, the overhaul interval for the delicate Kollsman infrared camera system spans just three years/1,500 hours. But this story, it would seem, has a happy ending.

December 2, 2008 - 9:55am

The Million Air FBO at Utah’s Provo Airport has opened a 15,000-sq-ft hangar large enough to accommodate a Gulfstream G550. Million Air Provo is a subsidiary of Utah’s Keystone Aviation and provides aircraft management, maintenance and charter as well as FBO services. Keystone also owns the Million Air FBO at Salt Lake City International Airport.

November 16, 2008 - 5:02am

Despite facing the gravest economic slowdown in decades, officials for Gulfstream Aerospace (Chalet No. 24) say they remain optimistic about the long-term health of business aviation and point to the Middle East market as an enduring bright spot.

November 10, 2008 - 6:42am

After carefully analyzing your travel patterns, budget and a host of other factors, you’ve concluded that you need an aircraft. Now comes a decision that can be at least as tough: Should you buy a new or used model?

November 10, 2008 - 6:40am

Very light jet. Super-midsize. Ultra-long-range. These are just some of the names that manufacturers, analysts and aviation journalists use to try to pigeonhole business jets into market niches. But with so much fragmentation in the field and a blurring of traditional lines, such attempts at classification are becoming harder than ever.

 
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