Gulfstream G700 Achieved 25 Speed Records on the G700 World Tour

  A year ago, January 26, 2023, Gulfstream Aerospace announced that the Gulfstream G700 achieved 25 speed records on the G700 world tour that had been recently completed. Gulfstream flew two fully outfitted G700 production test aircraft to more than 20 countries across six continents to demonstrate the aircraft’s performance capabilities and the flexibility and […]

Gulfstream G650 Flight-Test of Electrically Powered Fly-by-Wire Backup Flight Control Actuation System

  On January 12, 2011, Gulfstream Aerospace announced that Gulfstream’s test pilots and flight-test engineers had recently made business-aviation history by flying the Gulfstream G650 flight-test aircraft for the first time using only an electrically powered, fly-by-wire backup flight-control actuation system. Gulfstream’s Serial Number (S/N) 6001 flew for a total of 3 hours and 33 […]

  On October 20, 2019, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the Gulfstream G650ER™, Gulfstream G600™, Gulfstream G500™, Gulfstream G550™ and Gulfstream G280™ made the company’s first carbon-neutral flights, traveling from Savannah to the Las Vegas area for the 2019 National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The five flights were made using a combination […]

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 G600’s FAA Certification

   By the end of June 2019, the Gulfstream G600 earned FAA certification. The aircraft received both its type and production certificates on the same day from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The certifications cleared the way for the first completed G600 deliveries to customers as scheduled in 2019. The FAA type certification allowed G600 […]

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 […]