Will Deliver 21 Fewer Planes This Year, Built By
1,200 Fewer Workers
We can probably thank Congress for this. General Dynamics
announced this week its Gulfstream Aerospace subsidiary will cut
production of large-cabin aircraft and green-plane deliveries this
year, due to the "deterioration" of its order backlog.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 03.06.09 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 03.06.09
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Vern Raburn Speaks:
03.05.09 (ANN Special Report, with Eclipse Aviation
founder and former CEO Vern Raburn.)
Says Business Is Growing As Traditional Charter Services
Air-taxi operator Linear Air told ANN this week the company's
revenue in February grew by 131% over last year at its New England
base. The company also announced it has received approval from the
Bahamian aviation authority to fly passengers between the US and
the Bahamas using its fleet of Eclipse 500 jets.
Aero-News has learned John M. Bingham was recently named
executive vice-president, marketing and sales of Piaggio America
Inc., the US subsidiary of Italian aircraft manufacturer Piaggio
Aero Industries, S.p.A.