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Duncan Aviation begins work on US$70m Utah maintenance facility

Duncan Aviation has begun construction on a new US$70m business aircraft maintenance, modifications and paint complex in Provo, Utah, in the USA. The company will add nearly 275,000ft² of buildings, with a 222,000ft² maintenance and modifications center and a 53,000ft² paint facility.

23rd October 2017



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

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Smyrna Air Center renamed as Hollingshead Aviation

Smyrna Air Center, the FBO located at Smyrna Airport, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA, has been renamed as Hollingshead Aviation. The facility takes the name from its new owner and president, Jeff Hollingshead.

Located around 30 minutes from Nashville’s downtown district, with quick access to a major highway, Smyrna Airport is a convenient location that avoids the congestion of larger facilities. Hollingshead Aviation offers a personalized rampside service, with no landing fees, a dedicated pilot’s lounge with widescreen smart TVs, oversized recliners, showers and an on-site golf course. The destination also provides specialized aircraft maintenance as a Part 145 repair station.

Jeff Hollingshead, president, Hollingshead Aviation, said, “When I took over the FBO, I immediately recognized its value as an alternative to congested city traffic and its potential to provide premier services to general aviation traffic in the greater Nashville area. As Hollingshead Aviation, we’re raising the bar of our services, from ground handling to customer needs and everywhere in between.”

March 16, 2017

Written by Chris Anderson


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