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Gulfstream expands PlaneParts and names Richard Shaw as manager

source site Richard Shaw has become manager of Gulfstream PlaneParts, a cost-per-flight-hour spare parts programme. The manufacturer is now also making the programme available to owners of large cabin aircraft.

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VistaJet keeps it simple

VistaJet keeps it simple

VistaJet’s Thomas Flohr thinks people overcomplicate private aviation; fractional ownership does not work and he says he is not ready to sell the company.

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Third Gulfstream G250 flies

The third and final Gulfstream G250 test aircraft successfully flew on June 28.

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ExecuJet Mexico opens Toluca office

ExecuJet Mexico has opened a new office at Toluca Airport.

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PremiAir buys Biggin Hill base and Learjets from Gold Group

 

PremiAir, the helicopter charter and management company, has acquired a new maintenance and operating base at London’s Biggin Hill airport from Gold Group International. Sister company, von Essen Aviation, has bought a number of Learjets 45s as part of the deal which PremiAir will manage.     David McRobert, PremiAir MD, with a Learjet 45 
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Bombardier buys Learjet 85 simulator

Bombardier has bought a Learjet 85 full-flight simulator from CAE. It will be used to train customers and help with aircraft testing before the first Learjet 85 is delivered in 2013.

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London Oxford starts building new hangar

London Oxford Airport has started building a new £3 million three-bay hangar. The airport is looking for a company to run the new facility.

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Geoff Gates launches European aircraft escrow service

Geoff Gates, the brother of Sean Gates who founded Gates & Partners, a London aviation law firm, has launched Securus, a new European escrow account service.

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Flight Options launches iPhone Application

Flight Options has become the first fractional ownership company to launch an iPhone application.

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NetJets cuts smallest share to just 24 hours

NetJets, the world’s largest fractional aircraft ownership company, is now selling 1/32 shares of aircraft equivalent to just 24 hours. Until now, the lowest share the company has ever offered is 50 hours.

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