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July 28, 2021, 10:41 AM

Deliveries Lag But Orders Surge in 2Q for Gulfstream

Gulfstream had a book-to-bill ratio of 2.1:1 in the second quarter even though unit shipments dropped to 21.

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VoltAero's Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft
Jul 25, 2021 - 10:10 PM
Private aviation platform KinectAir is offering fractional shares in VoltAero’s Cassio hybrid-electric airplane.
Jul 23, 2021 - 10:38 AM
Dassault Falcon deliveries dropped to six units in the first half, but the company captured 25 orders for its business jet line at the same time.
Preowned business jet inventory at histroic lows
Jul 22, 2021 - 11:15 AM
Inventory of preowned business jets has reached record lows, according to market analysis by private jet broker Colibri Aircraft.
Eviation Alice
Jul 22, 2021 - 6:14 AM
The New England-based regional airline sees strong benefits from electric aircraft services but admits the business case for the switch is not yet proven.
Rafale Greece
Jul 21, 2021 - 12:38 PM
The first six Rafales for Greece will remain in France for a while to train Greek aircrew and technicians.
Beechcraft Denali
Jul 21, 2021 - 12:11 PM
Textron Aviation’s new Denali turboprop single will now be branded as a Beechcraft as part of the company's high-performance turboprop product lineup.
Embraer Phenom 300 (Photo: Embraer)
Jul 21, 2021 - 12:03 PM
Embraer's executive jet shipments jumped seven units to 20 in Q2, while commercial deliveries were up 10 to 14.
Jul 21, 2021 - 11:25 AM
Quiet Technology Aerospace (QTA) carbon fiber engine inlet replacement barrel has been STC’d for the Gulfstream G350 and G450.
Xwing
Jul 21, 2021 - 9:15 AM
Experts says more energy-efficient propulsion and autonomous flight technology could significant cut the cost of carrying a smaller numbers of passengers.
Jul 21, 2021 - 8:34 AM
Delivery of an A350 from the Tianjin completion and delivery center marks a new milestone in Airbus’s partnership with China.