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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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World Fuel Services opens Toluca office

World Fuel Services, a global fuel logistics, transaction and payment processing company, has opened an office in Toluca, Mexico. The aim is to increase its support of aircraft operators, airports and FBOs across Mexico and Latin America, offering contract programs, a reliable fuel supply, plus other business and general aviation solutions.

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, World Fuel Services already has a presence in Mexico City and Cancún, with other offices in South America in Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. The company has over 5,000 employees worldwide, operating in 190 countries, with 150 offices.

Michael Szczechowski, senior vice president business aviation sales, World Fuel Services, said, “Toluca is no doubt the heart of business aviation in Mexico. As the industry grows and matures, having an office presence here better positions us to support our customers across the region with local expert knowledge.”

March 9, 2017

Written by Chris Anderson


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