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Gulfstream G250 First Flight

Gulfstream’s G250, the aircraft built to replace the G200 in service, has performed it’s first flight successfully in Tel Aviv, Israel. The G250, a super midsize cabin, mid-range business jet, took offfrom Ben Gurion International Airport today at 8:16 a.m. local time,reaching an altitude of 32,000 ft and a speed of 0.7 mach. Landing gearwas retracted […]

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FlairJet is first UK G reg operator of Embraer Phenom 100

FlairJet will be the first to put the Phenom 100 on the UK ‘G’ register. London Oxford Airport’s new private jet charter operator which has two aircraft (G-DRBN and G-SRBN). These are due to arrive into Oxford by mid to late October. Chief executive oficer Captain David Fletcher says that the Phenom 100, including stylish interiors from […]

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Cessna Citation flew for the first time 40 years ago

Cessna is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the maiden flight of the Citation. This is how Flight reported the event at the time: “Cessna flew the Fanjet 500 business jet for the first time on September 15 and promptly renamed it the Citation. “Also announced was a major revision of all performance, weight, dimension and […]

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DSEi: PICTURE: Lockheed offers business jet-based ‘multi-int’ capability

  Lockheed Martin may exhibit its newly certificated Airborne Multi-Intelligence Laboratory (AML) at the Dubai air show in November, with the modified Gulfstream III business jet having recently completed its first exercise in support of the US Army. Continue reading…

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EBACE 09 static display general view

Picture credit: Billypix EBACE 2009, Day 1. Here is a general view of the static display. Check our EBACE 09 page which has all the latest news, images, blogs, videos and follow Flightglobal journalists as they tweet their way round the show…

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Inaugural KLM service to Amsterdam from Liverpool

  KLM resumes services between Amsterdam and Liverpool today after a 70-year break. The picture is of the original inaugural flight. Here’s a picture of the Fokker F.XII flown on the inaugural flight. The route operated between 1934 and 1939. Image courtesy KLM   

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