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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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Honda Aircraft Company secures Canadian Type Certification

Honda Aircraft Company announced that its advanced light jet HondaJet has received its type certificate from Transport Canada. The approval paves the way for the company to begin deliveries to Canadian registration customers.

Canadian type certification for the HondaJet follows approvals in the USA (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), and Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation). To provide sales, service and support for customers in Canada, Honda Aircraft Company has also partnered with Skyservice, which has facilities in Montreal (Quebec), Toronto (Ontario), Calgary (Alberta) and Ottawa (Ontario).

Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO, commented, “We are proud to achieve Canadian certification for the HondaJet, which signifies it meets the high safety standards governed by Transport Canada. With multiple orders in the pipeline, achieving this important milestone will now allow us to begin HondaJet deliveries to our Canadian registration customers.”

Marshall Myles, chairman and CEO for Skyservice, added, “Honda has a strong reputation in Canada. The HondaJet, with its high performance and superior fuel efficiency, further builds on that positive brand image. We are proud to represent the HondaJet in Canada.”

June 12, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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