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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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Republic Jet Center transitions to Signature Select

Signature Flight Support has announced that Republic Jet Center – formerly Talon Air, of Farmingdale, New York (FRG) – has completed its transition to Signature Select and now offers the full suite of Signature Flight Support amenities and customer benefits.

Republic Jet Center’s Signature Select affiliation makes a point-to-point coordination with other Signature locations; Signature’s loyalty programs Signature TailWins and Signature Status are also now available at the facility. Signature TailWins rewards members for purchases of fuel and services, and points earned are redeemable in real time for cash-equivalent gift cards and a virtual Visa card.

Republic Jet Center’s facility comprises more than 100,000ft² (9,290m²) of hangar and office space, and is the largest operator at Republic Airport (KFRG) in New York State. The facility includes an executive terminal, pilot lounge, refreshment area, conference room and on-site car rentals.

Republic Jet Center is the only FBO at the airport to have an FAA Part 145 Repair Station at its facility. The repair station performs maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) on most modern aircraft, in addition to non-destructive testing (NDT), avionics installation and repair, interior installation and refurbishment.

August 1, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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