Accomplishment Establishes G650 As World's Fastest Civil
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced Friday that a Gulfstream
G650 recently reached Mach 0.995 as part of its 1,800-hour
flight-test program. The aircraft achieved this speed during
flutter testing, which evaluates the aircraft's damping responses
following an input from an external test device.
A lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland is seeking
nearly $27 million in damages from Sikorsky, which has been charged
with "reckless behavior and willful misconduct" following an
accident off the Canadian coast which killed 17 people.
Dynamic Aviation Prepares Aerial Spray Team For The Peak Of
Virginia-based Dynamic Aviation says its aerial
application division is preparing a special fleet of insect-control
planes to be ready to provide fast response to local, state and
federal governments to fight mosquito population surges that may
result from a hurricane.