Gulfstream Aerospace Reaches Milestone With Shipping 550th G550

Gulfstream has reached a milestone after the 14 years the twinjet entered service— they have delivered their 550th G550, which has quickly become one of the most sought-after business aviation jets. Check out the article, below, for more information! Gulfstream Aerospace has delivered its 550th Gulfstream G550, “solidifying the aircraft’s position as one of business…

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Textron Aviation Rolls Out First Production Cessna Citation Longitude

Introducing advanced manufacturing technologies to super-midsize market, Textron Aviation has recently developed a state-of-the-art aircraft that is taking the aviation world by storm. For more information, read the article, below.  Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc.company, today announced it has rolled out the first production unit of the Cessna Citation Longitude, the company’s latest clean-sheet…

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Angel Airlines For Veterans Helps Service Members Access Medical Care

Check out this article about a non-profit organization that specializes in helping veterans obtain medical care through the help of aviation! Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization made up of over 550 volunteer pilots that transport patients in need to specialized medical care. As a coordinating service, they utilize their resources by matching…

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New Garmin G5 Digital Flight Instrument Wins Approval From FAA AML-STC

Check out this article about a newly approved G5 electronic flight instrument from Garmin! Garmin has received approved model list (AML) STC approval for its G5 electronic flight instrument as a replacement directional gyro or horizontal situation indicator in more than 650 certified airplane models. When paired with select GPS navcoms, the 3.5-inch LCD unit can…

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Bombardier Milestones: 3,000th Learjet Produced, 100th Learjet 75 Delivery

Bombardier’s ceremonial handover of a Learjet 75 to Leggett & Platt on Friday commemorated two major milestones: the 3,000th Learjet manufactured and the 100th Learjet 75 delivery. The milestone comes more than 50 years after Bill Lear helped pioneer the business aviation industry with the introduction of the Lear Jet 23, which it claims as the first purpose-built business jet to enter production.

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PC-24 Jet Production Has Begun at Pilatus Aircraft Headquarters

Series production of the PC-24 twinjet is now under way at Pilatus Aircraft’s headquarters in Stans, Switzerland, as the company prepares to deliver the first customer aircraft in the fourth quarter following certification. The production status of the first few PC-24s is already “well advanced,” the company said, with the first production airplane already painted in its final livery. In January, PlaneSense was revealed as the launch customer for the new twinjet.

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