Tag: Gulfstream

Qatar Airways Goes for 18 Gulfstream Aircraft Worth $1 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute The national carrier of the State of Qatar, placed an order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft worth over $1 billion. For 14 Gulfstream G650ER and four Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways currently operates a fleet of 18 rivate jets, including six Gulfstream G650ERs, four Gulfstream G500s, three Bombardier Challenger 605s, four Global 5000s and one Global XRS. […]

Gulfstream Makes First International Deliveries off All-New G500

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it recently made the first international deliveries of the clean-sheet, record-breaking Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways received two G500 aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters. The aircraft will join the five Gulfstream G650ER aircraft already in service with Qatar Executive, the airline’s executive charter business. The all-new G500 earned its U.S. Federal Aviation […]

Gulfstream Delivers First New-Generation G500 on Time

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that it has delivered the first all-new Gulfstream G500, officially marking the arrival of a new generation of Gulfstream innovation and design. The North American customer took delivery of the record-breaking aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters, just shy of four years after the aircraft was announced in October 2014. “We’re proud […]

Gulfstream G650ER Completes Record-Breaking Polar Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that the ultra-long-range G650ER has again proven its unmatched performance capabilities, adding yet another city-pair speed record, this time during a flight over the North Pole. The G650ER departed White Plains, New York, at 1:30 p.m. May 12 and arrived in Shanghai at 3:10 p.m. local time May 13. Flown at […]

Gulfstream G500 on Final Approach for Type Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G500 is nearing completion of function and reliability (F&R) testing, which will mark the end of the flying required for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification later this summer. Gulfstream’s other in-development aircraft, the Gulfstream G600, is well into its certification program. “We share our customers’ excitement about […]

Gulfstream G500 Embarks on World Tour

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet has begun a world tour to give current and potential customers an opportunity to experience firsthand the aircraft’s cutting-edge technology, unparalleled comfort and superior craftsmanship. The 12-country tour began this month at Dallas Love Field and will conclude in June. “This is a momentous […]

Gulfstream Excceds G500 and G600 Planned Performance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its long-range Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 offer even better performance than originally promised. During rigorous flight testing, the all-new aircraft have exceeded expectations, regularly demonstrating capabilities beyond the company’s initial projections. As a result, Gulfstream is announcing new performance standards for both aircraft. Upon entry into service, the G600 […]

Fully Outfitted Gulfstream G600 Test Aircraft Completes First Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that the final aircraft in the Gulfstream G600 flight-test program has flown for the first time. Outfitted with a complete interior, the aircraft serves as a cabin testbed to ensure a superior customer experience. The aircraft is the fifth to join the G600 flight-test program since it began on Dec. 17, […]

Gulfstream G280 Surpasses 100,000 Flight Hours

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its worldwide fleet of G280 aircraft recently eclipsed 100,000 flight hours, a milestone achieved less than five years after the first model entered service. “The G280 continues to reinforce its status as the premier super mid-size aircraft in business aviation,” said Dan Nale, senior vice president, Programs, Engineering and Test, […]

Fourth Gulfstream G600 Completes Its Debut Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that the fourth Gulfstream G600 aircraft completed its debut flight just over six weeks after the third aircraft, further cementing confidence in the G600 program. The G600 departed Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport at 6:50 p.m. During the 1-hour and 18-minute flight, the aircraft climbed to a maximum altitude of 51,000 feet/15,545 […]