Category: Charter Aircraft

GULFSTREAM G600 RECEIVES TYPE CERTIFICATE FROM FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

SAVANNAH, Georgia, June 28, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new Gulfstream G600™ earned both its type and production certificates from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certifications clear the way for the first G600 deliveries to customers as scheduled this year. “Getting both authorizations on the same day is evidence of … Continued

Gulfstream Deliveries, Sales Soar in First Quarter

AIN International Business jet deliveries at Gulfstream Aerospace climbed nearly 31 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, largely due to G500 shipments, parent company General Dynamics reported today. The 34 deliveries in the quarter included 27 large-cabin and seven midsize jets, compared with 26 (19 large-cabin, seven midsize) in the same period a year ago. … Continued

Falcon 8X Sets SMO-TEB Speed Record

AIN International While it used to be normal to see Dassault Falcons landing and taking off from Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in Southern California, the arrival and departure of a Falcon 8X on Wednesday was somewhat unique—and not just because SMO’s runway was shortened last year in an effort to reduce business jet traffic at … Continued

G500 Deliveries Put Gulfstream Over the Top in 2018

By AIN International Business jet deliveries at Gulfstream Aerospace surged 40 percent in the fourth quarter—to 42 units (34 large-cabin and eight midsize jets)—largely thanks to nine shipments of the newly certified G500, parent company General Dynamics announced today. This pushed full-year Gulfstream deliveries to 121, one more than in 2017 and meeting General Dynamics’ … Continued

Preowned Report: Used Market Hitting the Apex

by Mark Huber AINonline A super-heated used business aircraft market has had more jet-A thrown on it due to new tax law changes and looming FAA equipment mandate deadlines. The tax law changes, embodied in the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, extends 100 percent bonus depreciation to used equipment, including used aircraft. … Continued

Gulfstream Flagship Sets Yet Another City-pair Speed Record

by Mark Phelps AIN On the way to MEBAA 2018, Gulfstream’s flagship G650ER made some history. It set a speed record, flying nonstop from Teterboro, New Jersey, outside New York City, to Dubai in 11 hours, two minutes. That eclipses the previous city-pair record by one hour, 48 minutes. The flight covered 6,142 nm (11,375 … Continued

Gulfstream Won’t ‘Relinquish’ Top-of-market Position

AINonline.com “Gulfstream has no intention to relinquish control of the market we created with the G650/G650ER,” Gulfstream president and CEO Mark Burns said Wednesday at the Corporate Jet Investor Miami conference in reference to the Bombardier Global 7500’s imminent service entry. While he implied that Gulfstream Aerospace will respond with a new top-of-the-market aircraft, he declined … Continued

Global 7500 Crosses FAA Certification Finish Line

Bombardier Business Aircraft’s flagship Global 7500 received FAA certification today, achieving another key milestone as it approaches service entry by year-end. The 7,700-nm, four-zone business jet gained Transport Canada’s nod on October 1, though EASA approval is still pending. “This milestone is the latest accomplishment for our Global 7500, which has been exceeding expectations on … Continued

Barclays Bizjet Report Bullish on Bizjet Market

by Chad Trautvetter Business jet cycles in June were flat in the U.S. and 11 percent higher in Europe, according to the latest Business Jet Activity Tracker from Barclays Equity Research. It estimates that combined U.S. European and U.S. business jet cycles rose 2 percent year-over-year in June and were 4 percent higher on a … Continued

Gulfstream’s G450 Reaches the End of the Line

Gulfstream Aerospace delivered its final G450 as it prepares to usher in its replacement, the fly-by-wire G500, the company announced on Friday. The G450 entered service in 2005 and quickly proved it had longer legs than anticipated, flying 4,350 nm at Mach 0.80. “For the past 12 years, the G450 has been one of the … Continued

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