Gulfstream G-250

I was lucky enough to snap a few pictures of the all new Gulfstream 250 doing some test flying. Gulfstream expects it will be certified next year and deliveries to start by the end of the year. The G-250 promises to be a strong competitor in the mid-sized business jet category. For the latest news Read more about Gulfstream G-250[…]

What’s WAAS !!!!

I’m going to try to explain WAAS without any ”Geek Speak”. This is a very simplified explanation for non-aviation professionals. WAAS :Wide Area Augmentation System is a means of enhancing conventional GPS accuracy to enable precision like approaches where no conventional ground based precession approach facilities exist. There are about 1500 of these approach procedures published Read more about What’s WAAS !!!![…]

16g Seats save lives, All abroad are alive!!

This is an excerpt from an FAA fact sheet: 16G seats: In 1988, the FAA issued regulations requiring that all newly developed transport aircraft use “16g” seats. Using a test dummy, these seats undergo dynamic testing and evaluation regarding injury protection. Similar to automobile crash tests, the FAA tests are designed specifically for the aviation Read more about 16g Seats save lives, All abroad are alive!![…]

The 1.3 million dollar Gulfstream III ??

I recently had a causal inquiry in regard to a Gulfstream III.  I personally have no issues with those wishing to preserve capital and purchase an older airframe.  In many cases in fact this can make economic sense.  During the course of my first conversation with this prospect, I learned he once soloed and now Read more about The 1.3 million dollar Gulfstream III ??[…]