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Gulfstream Aerospace celebrates flight test program milestone

Gulfstream Aerospace has reflected on the first ten flight tests for the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 jets. The jets are twin-engine, with the G500 replacing the G450. The G500 has a range of 5,000 nautical miles (9,260km) at Mach 0.85, with nonstop flights connecting distant cities such as Istanbul to Cape Town, Los Angeles to London, and San Francisco to Tokyo. The G600 can fly 4,800 nautical miles (8,890km) at a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.90, and seats up to 19 passengers, with room for nine to sleep.

19th September 2017



Dassault's Falcon 5X jet takes its first flight

Fractional-share provider PlaneSense has completed a five-yearly functional test of its emergency fire extinguishing system in its 40,000ft2 hangar at its Portsmouth International Airport headquarters in New Hampshire.

29th August 2017

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Flying Colours Corp. appointed as Beechcraft Authorized Service Centre in Canada

Flying Colours Corp., the Ontario, Canada-based aviation company specializing in business aircraft completions, maintenance and refurbishments, has been appointed by Beechcraft as an Authorized Service Centre (ASC) for the entire King Air, Baron and Bonanza product lines.

The new service centre status will offer Canadian owners of these models a convenient one stop centre for all their aircraft service requirements as Flying Colours Corp. can provide maintenance, modifications, refurbishment and paint work services under the terms of the ASC.

John Gillespie, CEO of Flying Colours Corp. stated, “The entire Flying Colours Corp. team is very excited to be part of the Beechcraft ASC network as they start the next chapter of their organization’s history. The Canadian Aviation market is an area that we are dedicated to supporting and we look forward expanding our service offerings to our local customer base.”

Flying Colours Corp. already operates two fully certified facilities in Peterborough and St Louis, MO., which provide comprehensive aircraft maintenance, overhaul and refurbishment services for a range of jet aircraft. With the new agreement in place Flying Colours Corp. will be continuing to ramp up its offering to the Canadian Turboprop market as it explores further opportunities for expansion in this sector.

Picture: Beechcraft's King Air 350i


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