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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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Jet Aviation celebrates grand opening of San Juan FBO

Jet Aviation has celebrating the opening of its new FBI at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with a grand opening attended by more than 150 guests.

David Paddock, senior vice president and general manager, Jet Aviation Regional Operations USA, said, “Jet Aviation San Juan now delivers industry-best FBO and flight-management services to customers at this increasingly busy destination, which is one of the most convenient airports for international travel in the region.

“It’s the only FBO in the Caribbean with an on-site, full-service US Customs and Border Protection terminal that conveniently provides all of the customs, immigration and agricultural services our international customers need.”

The new FBO facility features a modern design that includes 20,000ft² (1,858m²) for offices, a meeting space, an executive passenger lounge, flight-planning workstations and a pilot’s suite. There is also an expanding aircraft parking ramp that provides capacity for increased traffic and room for additional hangar facilities as needed.

Jet Aviation is managing the recently-completed FBO through an agreement with Pazos. The facility is a long-standing member of the Air Elite global network of FBOs.

July 31, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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