Gulfstream Operations Move to Savannah, Georgia

On September 29, 1967, Gulfstream separated its civil and military production operations and in 1967 moved the civilian unit to Savannah, Georgia. Gulfstream operations moved to Savannah, Georgia to improve efficiency. Officials cited labor supply, land availability, transportation facilities and favorable weather conditions for choosing Savannah as Gulfstream’s permanent home. In 2006, Gulfstream began to […]

Gulfstream G500 Earned Type and Production Certifications from the FAA

      On July 20, 2018, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G500 received both its type certification and production certificate from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These certifications paved the way for the first completed G500 delivery. The first G500 was delivered on September 27, 2018 and since then it has become […]

Gulfstream’s G650 First Trans-Atlantic Flight

On May 12, 2012, Gulfstream G650 aircraft (S/N 6020) completed its first trans-Atlantic flight to make its European debut at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva (EBACE). The green, unpainted aircraft was flying under an experimental certificate, and arrived at Geneva International Airport from Dulles International Airport (outside of Washington, D.C.) in […]

Gulfstream G280 Fun Fact

In April 2017, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its super mid-size G280 had recently completed two missions en route to and from the 2017 Avalon Airshow, each achieving a city-pair world speed record. The G280 flew from Singapore to Melbourne, Australia (a distance of 3,332 nautical miles/6,170 kilometers) in 7 hours and 21 minutes at […]