50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Gulfstream Delivers First G650ER into China

Download: Printable PDF Date: 22 Mar 2016 04:52 (UTC) category:
Gulfstream Delivers First G650ER into China - Business aviation publisher
Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: China Aircraft: Airplanes
Source: AIN

Gulfstream Aerospace has handed over a G650ER to Minsheng Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. (MSFL), marking the first factory-direct delivery of the ultra-long-range jet in mainland China. Minsheng’s aircraft is U.S. registered, since Chinese CAAC type approval of the G650/G650ER is still pending.

According to Gulfstream president Mark Burns, “This delivery highlights the continued need for long-range business jet travel in China, the role MSFL has played in expanding Gulfstream’s presence in the region and the continued strong performance of the G650ER.”

With a range of 7,500 nm/13,890 km at Mach 0.85, the G650ER can fly from Beijing to Dallas or from Shanghai to New York nonstop. Gulfstream continues to enhance the aircraft, adding autobraking late last year.

Minsheng Financial Leasing was formed in April 2008 and took delivery of its first Gulfstream, a G450, in June 2010. Today, it is the largest business jet owner in Asia, operating 64 Gulfstreams in support of the company’s aircraft leasing operation. In total, there are 166 Gulfstreams based in greater China.

Loading comments for Gulfstream Delivers First G650ER into China...


Saudia encourages race fans worldwide to take their seat for the start of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

The world’s first all-electric motorsport series, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, is set to return to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia later this month for the start of its eighth season an...

First year to curb private jet travel impact on climate change - 4AIR

4AIR announced that since launching in January 2021, it has helped private jet owners, operators and passengers voluntarily offset or reduce more than 1 million metric tons of CO2 through the use...

Swissport acquires Aruba Aviation Ground Services in latest expansion in the Dutch Caribbean

At the beginning of this year, Swissport has finalized the acquisition of AGS Aviation Ground Services in Aruba and assumes the Dutch Caribbean company’s ground handling operations at Queen Beat...

SmartSky Networks, GE Aviation, and Mosaic ATM address advanced air mobility safety

SmartSky Networks announced a collaboration with GE Aviation and Mosaic ATM to enhance Flight Management Systems (FMS) and Air Traffic Management (ATM) for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). The combin...