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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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ACI Jet joins Avfuel network

ACI Jet, a full service global aviation company, has added its John Wayne-Orange County Airport location in California to the Avfuel Corporation’s network of more than 650 branded FBOs across North America and Europe. The partnership allows operators the full benefits of Avfuel contract fuel and AVTrip rewards.

Established in 1999, ACI Jet’s John Wayne-Orange County outpost offers a wealth of services, including 24-hour fueling, catering and concierge services, ground handling, hangar space, Part 145 maintenance, aircraft detailing, secured vehicle parking, a pilot’s lounge and a crew snooze room. It also operates a fleet of light, mid-size, large and ultra long-range private jets, all based on California’s central coast.

Mark Haynes, Avfuel’s vice president of sales, said, “We’ve enjoyed a successful partnership with ACI Jet at its three other locations in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles and Oceano, California. We are honored to further serve the company’s needs in one of California’s most prominent locations.”

April 13, 2017

Written by Chris Anderson


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