We noted the sad passing of Andre Turcat, the French chief test pilot for the Concorde (Aerospatiale).
Around the time of the Concorde test program, I had the privilege to meet and fly with BAC's chief test pilot, Brian Trubshaw (
Whereas most of 2014's G650 sales scraped by at above $70MM.The recent year's few post-closing (and some unauthorized pre-closing) G650 sales are beginning to look like coal in a Christmas stocking.
This year's crop of G650 sales, including some immediate post-delivery
Interesting to see Alibaba in the news; Aviatrade recently completed the acquisition of a Gulfstream G550 for the newly appointed president of Alibaba.
The G550 is now the best value in the ultra-long-range jet category and of course benefits from the
....recovering after the NBAA convention....AKA 'Bunfight at the Bizjet Corral'
This time I was there primarily as the publisher of Bizjet Advisor magazine...www.bizjetadvisor.com ....enough shameless self-promotion (did someone mention a certain jet broker in Colorado ?...lol)
As we all know, there are
We spoke to an aircraft brokerage recently about a couple of G550's (we are currently buying a G550 for a client). Apparently this brokerage has recently published some sort of 'report' on the Gulfstream market.
I have no idea what this
China's leader has now returned to China at the end of his recent US state visit and is no doubt quite satisfied with the results of his various discussions around the US.
At the other end of this round-trip journey, China