SAVANNAH, Ga., September 18, 2008 – Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has added CORJET Europe in Madrid, Spain, as a Gulfstream Authorized Warranty Repair Facility. This is the result of an agreement signed recently by Gulfstream and CORJET Europe.
CORJET Europe is a joint venture between Iberia Group and Gestair Group, both of which are based in Spain.
The Madrid-based CORJET Europe facility currently services the Gulfstream G550, G200, GV, GIV-SP and GIV aircraft. In addition to basic line maintenance, Gulfstream Authorized Warranty Repair Facilities provide detailed maintenance services, including scheduled maintenance checks and inspections. Maintenance on Gulfstream aircraft in fulfillment of Gulfstream’s manufacturer’s warranties is also performed.
“We are pleased to welcome CORJET Europe to the Gulfstream family,” said Mark Burns, president, Product Support, Gulfstream. “Adding a maintenance center in southwestern Europe allows us to provide the full range of services to our operators traveling in and through that area. It’s an opportunity for us to give our customers the extra level of service they expect from Gulfstream.”
The Madrid maintenance center joins Gulfstream Authorized Warranty Repair facilities in Waterford, Mich.; Hannover, Germany; Geneva, Basel and Altenrhein, Switzerland; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Tel Aviv, Israel; Hong Kong and Singapore.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced some 1,800 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the wide-cabin, high-speed Gulfstream G150®; the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G200®; the large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G350®; the large-cabin, longrange G450®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G500®; the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550® and the ultra-large-cabin, ultra-long-range G650®. Gulfstream also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Financial Services Division and Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more than 9,700 people at seven major locations. We invite you to visit our Web site for more information and photos of Gulfstream aircraft at www.gulfstream.com.
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 84,600 people worldwide and anticipates 2008 revenues of approximately $29.5 billion. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com.