Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has sold the last Gulfstream G150, marking the end of the mid-size aircraft's more than 10-year production run. The final G150 will be delivered to a customer in mid-2017. “The G150 has had a distinguished history, spanning more than a decade,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream, “and it remains...Read more
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named Matthew Murphy regional vice president of Sales for Mexico and Central America. He reports to Fabio Rebello, regional senior vice president, International Sales, Florida and Latin America. Murphy is responsible for aircraft sales to new and existing customers in Mexico and Central America. He will...Read more
Gulfstream announced that the fifth Gulfstream G500 test aircraft has completed its first flight. The aircraft is the first production test aircraft to be outfitted with a full interior and serves as the testbed for the cabin. The G500 departed from Savannah-Hilton Head International airport with Flight Test pilots Brian Dickerson and Andy...Read more
Gulfstream's all-new G500 made its European debut last week, traveling across the Atlantic to participate in the Gulfstream static display at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. The G500 flew nonstop from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to Farnborough Airport in 6 hours and 55 minutes, accomplishing the...Read more
Gulfstream announced that its super mid-sized Gulfstream G280 set a speed record between Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Luton, England, completing the flight in just seven hours and boosting the aircraft’s record-setting tally to 54. The aircraft departed Gerald R. Ford International Airport near Grand Rapids at 7:43 a.m. local time and...Read more
Gulfstream announced that a full-scale cabin of the Gulfstream G600 is travelling around the United States this summer to give customers an opportunity to step on board and experience firsthand the comfort, quality and craftsmanship of the G500 and G600. “We’re bringing the G600 cabin and flight deck to our customers and potential...Read more
Gulfstream announced that its Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) repair and overhaul department recently completed its 1,000th APU repair. “Beginning with the opening of our APU test cell in March of 2009, we have built our APU department into a world-class group that can repair more than 30 APU models found in the aircraft of 10 different fixed...Read more
Trevor Esling is the Regional Senior Vice President, International Sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. In his role at Gulfstream, Esling is responsible for leading the Europe, Middle East and Africa sales team. He is based at the Gulfstream Sales and Design Center in Mayfair, London. He recently took time to...Read more
Gulfstream announced that a number of its facilities have received the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. The buildings in Savannah and Brunswick, Georgia, were designed to support continued growth of Gulfstream’s worldwide fleet and include manufacturing, refurbishment...Read more
Gulfstream announced it has enhanced its MyCMP maintenance tracking program with a feature that integrates a customizable diagnostic reasoning engine and a database of known equipment faults and troubleshooting procedures. MyCMP customers who subscribe to the user-friendly tool will benefit from reduced maintenance costs and fewer flight schedule...Read more
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has appointed Global Services as an authorized provider of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)-certified maintenance training on several out-of-production aircraft. The agreement covers practical and theoretical mechanical (B1) and avionics (B2) training on Gulfstream’s GII, GIII, GIV and GV...Read more
Gulfstream announced that Leda Chong has been appointed senior vice president of Government Programs and Sales. She reports to Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream, and is based in Savannah. In her new role, Chong is responsible for worldwide government and special mission sales and marketing, as well as international relations and business...Read more
Gulfstream announced that the Gulfstream G600 iron bird recently completed its “first flight,” demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to research and development and the growing maturity of the G600 aircraft program. A spatially correct, dimensionally accurate structure that includes a flight deck, the iron bird allows...Read more
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has expanded its sales capabilities in Latin America by naming Aerocardal Limitada as a commercial and government sales representative in Chile. “We’ve seen consistent growth in Latin America in the past five years, with more than 180 Gulfstream aircraft in service in the region,” said Scott Neal, senior vice...Read more
Satcom Direct, the leading provider of satellite voice and broadband data solutions for flight deck and cabin communications, is bolstering its activity in the Baltic and CIS regions with a strong presence at two of the areas’ most important business aviation shows this season. At the IV Baltic Business Aviation Forum, to be held in Jurmarla,...Read more
2016 weren’t easy for airlines around the globe that continue to struggle with ways of finding pilots to fill cockpit seats. 2017 is expected to be an even more pressing year, as Boeing, Airbus and other manufacturers keep accelerating their production, while the already small pool of qualified FOs and PICs grows at a significantly slower pace....
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