GULFSTREAM OFFERS CARBON OFFSETS TO OPERATORS

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SAVANNAH, Georgia, October 20, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced a new service that reinforces the company’s commitment to sustainability and provides Gulfstream operators with the opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint associated with their flights. Participants pay an annual fee based on aircraft utilization to fund activities that generate an equal reduction in carbon...

Stephen M. Dickson Sworn in as Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration

WASHINGTON – Stephen M. Dickson was sworn in today by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao as the 18th Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). An aviation industry professional with nearly 40 years of experience, Dickson is widely respected and assumes the role of Administrator of the agency during a critical moment for aviation safety. Recognizing Acting Administrator...

Inspirational Pilot, Mentor Barrington Irving to Receive American Spirit Award at NBAA-BACE

Washington, DC, Aug. 7, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Barrington Irving, who in 2007 became the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world in a single-engine airplane and who has continued to inspire young people to pursue careers in aviation and aerospace, will receive the association’s 2019 American Spirit Award. The award will be presented...

GULFSTREAM G650ER SHATTERS SPEED RECORD FOR FARTHEST BUSINESS JET FLIGHT IN HISTORY

Gulfstream G650ER Shatters Speed Record For Farthest Business Jet Flight In History Download high resolution photo SAVANNAH, Georgia, April 8, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER once again proved its unrivaled performance, beating a recent competitor speed record while at the same time increasing the distance flown for the farthest...

NBAA Identifies Top Safety Focus Areas for 2018

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today released its annual list of Top Safety Focus Areas, topics identified by the NBAA Safety Committee as primary risk-mitigation targets for all business aircraft operators. The 2018 NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas are: Loss of Control Inflight (LOC-I) Runway Excursions Single-Pilot Operation Safety Procedural Compliance Ground Handling and Taxi Incidents Distraction...

Daily FAA Traffic Report

Gusty winds, low clouds and snow could delay flights in Boston (BOS), the New York area (EWR, JFK, LGA), Philadelphia (PHL) and the Washington, D.C., area (BWI, DCA, IAD). Runway construction continues in Phoenix (PHX). An area of turbulence is expected over Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. Pilots: Check out the new Graphical Forecasts for Aviation (GFA) Tool from the Aviation Weather Center. For up-to-the-minute...