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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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JetSupport opens new hangar in the Netherlands

JetSupport, an independent provider of MRO services and support solutions, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has opened a remote station at Lelystad Airport, the biggest general aviation facility in the country. The new hangar will offer workshops and a lounge.

Lelystad Airport is currently undergoing an expansion program – the runway is being extended by 45m to make it suitable for larger aircraft. The plan is for Lelystad to take over some of the commercial operations from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, as the overall number of flights arriving to and departing from the country increases.

JetSupport has been in operation for more than 15 years, assisting to the business jet, turboprop and general aviation markets. Among the services on offer are major and minor airframe inspections, engine maintenance, major retrofits for cabin and cockpit systems, repairs and overhauls. If successful, JetSupport will look to expand its presence at Lelystad, either by building additional hangar space or acquiring existing facilities.

April 7, 2017

Written by Chris Anderson


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