SAVANNAH, Ga., May 9, 2011 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will show four of its business jets at the 11th annual European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Geneva, May 17 through May 19.
The company’s static display at the Geneva International Airport will include the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550; the large-cabin, long-range G450; the large-cabin, mid-range G200 and the wide-cabin, high-speed G150.
Gulfstream will also have a 1,200-square-foot exhibit (Booth 7040) at the Geneva Palexpo that will feature one-tenth scale models of all aircraft, including the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650 and the large-cabin, mid-range G250.
Several members of the company’s senior leadership team will be on hand for the three-day show, including Joe Lombardo, president, Gulfstream; Mark Burns, president, Product Support; Larry Flynn, senior vice president, Marketing and Sales; Pres Henne, senior vice president, Programs, Engineering and Test; Buddy Sams, senior vice president, Government Programs and Sales, and Dennis Stuligross, senior vice president, Operations.
Gulfstream senior leadership will provide a media briefing that will focus on aircraft certification programs, enhancements to the Gulfstream Product Support network and other updates. Comments will be given by Lombardo, Henne and Burns. The briefing will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. on Monday, May 16, in Palexpo, Hall 7, Level 1, Meeting Room 1.
Additionally, the company will conduct an on-site Operators’ Conference on Wednesday, May 18, to offer updates and technical presentations on maintenance and operational subjects relevant to Gulfstream operators in Europe.
“The European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition provides another opportunity for us to connect face-to-face with our operators in Europe, so they can see firsthand the wide range of Gulfstream aircraft,” Flynn said. “It’s the ideal venue to demonstrate the reliability, safety and technological advances of the Gulfstream fleet.”
The Gulfstream product line offers an exceptional combination of price, performance and value-added customer preferences in each segment of the mid-cabin to large-cabin business-jet market.
The G550 can fly up to 6,750 nautical miles (12,501 km) and at Mach 0.80, making it the longest-range purpose-built business jet in the world.
The G450 can whisk eight passengers and a crew of three up to 4,350 nautical miles (8,056 km) at a normal cruise speed of Mach 0.80. It can attain a maximum operating speed of Mach 0.88 and climb to an initial cruise altitude of 41,000 feet (12,497 m) in only 20 minutes. As the trip progresses, the G450 can easily step up to a maximum cruise altitude of 45,000 feet (13,716 m).
The large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G200 accommodates up to 10 passengers in a large, comfortable cabin, and offers excellent range and speed with low operating costs. It can fly 3,400 nautical miles (6,300 km) at speeds up to Mach 0.75 and at cruising altitudes up to 45,000 feet (13,716 m).
The G150 offers the best performance in its class with a range of 3,000 nautical miles (5,556 km). Available in three interior configurations, this aircraft comfortably accommodates six to eight passengers.