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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

This month (October), Business Airport International would like to know, which of these statements best describe your awareness of GDPR?


LJ Aviation opens hangar at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

LJ Aviation has completed construction on its new state-of-the-art hangar at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA, which measures 30,000ft² with 51ft high ceilings, and can accommodate aircraft up to a Boeing Business Jet, making it one of a select few private hangars in the USA able to do so.

The hangar features brand new LED lighting, ‘Big Ass’ fans, a fire suppression system and a new 70,000ft² ramp.

“The opening of our new hangar allows us to better serve more business and a broader array of business,” said Edward Kilkeary, Sr., LJ Aviation president. “We’re thrilled to offer our customers some of the best amenities in the industry and look forward to serving the new business this hangar will allow us to attract with our unwavering dedication and commitment to aviation.”

In addition to the hangar, LJ Aviation completely renovated its new maintenance facility on the field in 2015. At nearly 20,000ft², the FBO added 4,000 ft² of office space to house its maintenance, inspection and parts departments, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology, for more efficient operations and service.

January 19, 2016

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