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  Gulfstream Aerospace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is located in Savannah, Georgia, USA, and has been a unit of General Dynamics since 2001.
The first aircraft named Gulfstream was the twin-turboprop Grumman Gulfstream I.
G300, based upon the Gulfstream IV, based upon the Gulfstream IV, based upon the Gulfstream V (which was introduced in 2002)
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 Probert Encyclopaedia: Aviation (Gs-Gz)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream II is an American medium/long-range VIP and staff transport aircraft designed by Grumman as the G-1159 as a turbofan-powered version of the Gulfstream I and entered service in 1968.
The Gulfstream III is powered by two Rolls-Royce Spey RB.168 Mk 511-8 turbofans providing a top speed of 929 kmh and a range of 6760 km.
The Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream IV is an American long-range multi-role light transport aircraft developed from the Gulfstream III in 1983, first flown in 1985 and entered service in 1987.
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 Irish Air Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1963 the Corps took delivery of its first helicopters, Alouette IIIs, of which seven remain in service at the start of the 21st century.
In its MATS role, following Ireland's assumption of the EU Presidency the Corps leased a Grumman Gulfstream III which in 1990 became the first Irish military aircraft to circumnavigate the world, conveying the Foreign Affairs Minister to Ottawa, Anchorage, Sapporo, Brunei, Kuching, Bombay, Dubai and Rome before returning home.
In more recent times, a Grumman Gulfstream IV has been acquired, in addition to a LearJet 45.
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 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Grumman launched such an aircraft, named the Gulfstream II or GII, in May 1965.
While based on the original Gulfstream I - the GII shares the same forward fuselage and cross section, there are more differences than similarities.
Gulfstream IIBs are GIIs retrofitted with the GIII's wing.
www.towson.edu /users/bshumate/contrailjets/history.html   (191 words)

 C-37A Gulfstream V
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation will deliver a C-37A (a Gulfstream V) to the U.S. Coast Guard in the second quarter of 2002; the order was received in Dec. 2000.
On 06 January 1999 Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. was awarded a $38,530,875 face value increase to a firm-fixed-price contract to provide for one C-37A aircraft and associated training and data with an expected contract completion date of 30 June 30 2000.
The C-37A resembles the C-20H (Gulfstream IV), but is eight feet longer, with a wider wing span, a more advanced avionics package and greater performance capabilities, allowing the aircraft to carry up to 12 passengers a distance 50 percent greater than the C-20B models.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/aircraft/c-37.htm   (1260 words)

 [4.0] ASTOR & The Future Of Battlefield Surveillance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Grumman proposed a wide range of possible configurations to potential buyers, and used the demonstrator to try out plausible kit such as countermeasures gear, including warning receivers and chaff-flare dispensers; a dummy inflight refueling probe; and even tanker operation using an external refueling pod.
Advocates also point out that the tail-mounted turbofans of the Gulfstream V do not block the view of underwing electronics pods, as would be the case for an EW platform based on the Boeing 737 or Airbus jetliners, which have turbofans mounted under the wings.
The chapter on the RC-7 was originally released as a stand-alone document in July 1998, and the chapter on the Grumman Mohawk was similarly released as a stand-alone document in February 2001.
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 C-11 / VC-11 Gulfstream II
C-11 / VC-11 Gulfstream II The C-11 is a military modification of the commercial Gulfstream II aircraft, manufactured by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (GAC) Savannah, Georgia.
The Gulfstream VC-11A is used as a small transport by the Coast Guard.
The HALO is an instrumented Gulfstream II-B optical data collection aircraft providing airborne collection of multispectral (spanning the ultraviolet through the longwave infrared), imaging (calibrated radiometric and photo documentary), optical signature data on targets of interest including reentry vehicles, missile plume phenomenology, and missile/target intercepts, and intercept debris characterization and kill assessment.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/aircraft/c-11.htm   (326 words)

 Gulfstream C-20
The C-20 Gulfstream III (launched by Grumman American in 1976, its development and production becoming the responsibility of Gulfstream American in 1978 after Grumman sold its interest) is a twin-engine, turbofan aircraft which fills the special airlift mission requirement for high-ranking government and Department of Defense officials.
Other features include a hydraulically-operated cargo door installed on the starboard side of the aircraft to facilitate loading and unloading of cargo, a ball-roller cargo floor capable of accommodating palletized cargo, and a walk-in baggage area of 157 cubic feet, fully pressurized, which is accessible from the cabin.
First flown on 19 September 1985, the Gulfstream IV is a stretched version of the Gulfstream III with upgraded features including Rolls-Royce Tay in place of Spey engines, structural improvements, increased fuel capacity, and a modernized cockpit.
www.theaviationzone.com /factsheets/c20.asp   (349 words)

 Cigar Aficionado | Web Features | The Jet Set
The Gulfstream III was introduced in 1978, and by 1987 Gulfstream was producing one of the industry's most popular long-range business jets--the Gulfstream IV-SP.
Owning a Gulfstream became the epitome of success, from the hills of Hollywood to the boardrooms of Wall Street, and many of the people today who are trading up to one of the superlong-range business jets are trading in a GIV-SP.
Gulfstream, for instance, touts the fact that its Gulfstream V is the only one of the four aircraft to have been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as of the first quarter of 1999.
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 Coppi Copping Meritorious Service Award
Say Gulfstream and many think of Charles Coppi, former senior VP and chief engineer at the manufacturer.
When Grumman moved its business production line to Savannah in 1967, Coppi was instrumental in designing the production flow for the Gulfstream II.
He later led the design team on the Gulfstream III, and, in the 1980s, he headed up the design of the Gulfstream IV.
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C-20A Gulfstream Aerospace Corp Gulfstream III 2 Mk-511-8 R-R Spey AF Gulfstream III modified as staff transport (5 crew, 14 passengers).
C-20E Gulfstream Aerospace Corp Gulfstream III 2 Mk-511-8 Rolls Royce Army C-20B modified with different interior furnishings, avionics, and exterior paint and markings.
C-20G Gulfstream Aerospace Corp Gulfstream IV 2 Mk-661-8 Rolls Royce Navy C-20F modified with a cargo door, cargo floor, and seating (4 crew, 26 passengers).
www.dtic.mil /whs/directives/corres/text/p412015l.txt   (16998 words)

 C-20 Gulfstream III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
C-20 Gulfstream III transports are employed by USAF's Air Mobility Command, for OSA (operational support airlift), or intra-theater transport (C-20A); for SAM (special air missions), or VIP airlift (C-20B); and for war readiness alert (C-20C).
The low-wing Gulfstream III, with swept wing and tail surfaces and engines mounted in pods at the rear fuselage, makes use of a supercritical wing with NASA Whitcomb wingtip winglets for fuel efficiency.
The Gulfstream series of civil and military executive aircraft was developed by Grumman but taken over by the Savannah, Georgia-based Gulfstream firm on 1 Sep 1978.
www.zianet.com /jpage/airforce/weapons/air/c-20.html   (848 words)

 Bizjet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some luxury bizjets are converted from surplus airliners, these bizjets may suit celebrities with a large entourage or press corps, but they may find some airfields denied to them on account of runway length or local noise restrictions.
The most famous bizjets are the Gulfstream, built by Grumman Aerospace, and the Gates LearJet now built by the Bombardier group.
Clearly, costly overheads such as flight crew, hangarage and maintenance can be shared through such arrangements.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Bizjet   (387 words)

 Business Aircraft
The luxurious Gulfstream IV, which first flew in 1985, flew eastward around the world in just under 37 hours, faster than the record held by a Boeing 747 jumbo jet.
Grumman), first flew in 1958 and quickly gained a reputation as the “Rolls Royce” of business aviation; in fact, the small airliner-sized Gulfstream was powered by twin
Designed to provide cost-effective, long-range transportation to business executives and celebrities alike, the 19-passenger Gulfstream IV improved upon its predecessor's design by incorporating a longer fuselage and a wing with 30 percent fewer moving parts while almost doubling the maximum range to 7,223 miles (11,624 kilometers).
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/GENERAL_AVIATION/business/GA14.htm   (1375 words)

 Airliners.net: Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II/III
Grumman launched such an aircraft, named the Gulfstream II or G-II, in May 1965.
While based on the original Gulfstream I - the G-II shares the same forward fuselage and cross section - there are more differences than similarities.
Gulfstream IIBs are G-IIs retrofitted with the G-III's wing.
www.airliners.net /info/stats.main?id=237   (456 words)

 American airplanes: Gr - Gw
Gulfstream IIB 1981 = Rewinging of existing II with wing of Gulfstream III.
Gulfstream III 1979 = Redesign of Gulfstream II with fuselage stretched 2'0", new windshield and radome, modified inboard wing and addtiion of winglets; span: 77'10" length: 83'2" v: 576/x/x range: 4715.
Gulfstream IV 1985 = Gulfstream III with two 11400# R-R Spey MK511-8 turbofans, replaced later with Tays; modifications to outboard wing, stretched fuselage.
www.aerofiles.com /_gr.html   (1793 words)

 The Dawn of the "Bizjet"
In 1967 the Grumman Corporation made a dramatic move from its turboprop, the Model 159 or Gulfstream I, to the long-range Grumman Gulfstream II business jet.
The Bombardier Global Express and the Gulfstream V, both powered by the BMW Rolls Royce BR710 engines, provide long range (at least 12,000 kilometers or 7,400 miles), high speed (900 kilometers or 560 miles per hour), and large multi-configuration luxury cabins.
In 1997 the Gulfstream V won the prestigious Collier Trophy.
www.nasm.si.edu /exhibitions/gal104/bwings/bw12014.html   (407 words)

 [4.0] ASTOR & The Future Of Battlefield Surveillance
Grumman proposed a wide range of possible configurations to potential buyers of the SRA-1, and used the demonstrator to try out fits such as countermeasures gear, including warning receivers and chaff-flare dispensers; mockup inflight refueling probe; and even tanker operation using an external refueling pod.
The improved "Gulfstream IV" was introduced in 1985, and Grumman promoted an "SRA-4" special mission configuration for the type.
The aircraft is less than half the size of a Gulfstream V, and is normally sold as an eight to twelve seat executive jet.
www.faqs.org /docs/air/avbtsv4.html   (5221 words)

 Grumman Test Pilots
He was also the project pilot for the Gulfstream III, performed first flight in December 1979, and continued with its test and certification program.
In 1969 he was elected to the board of directors of the Grumman Aerospace Corporation, and in 1972 became senior Vice President of GAC.
Before he retired from his 36-year career with Grumman in 1978 Corky had tested and evaluated more than 125 different types of both military and commercial jet and piston-engine aircraft.
www.grummanpark.org /grumman_test_pilots.htm   (2842 words)

 Navy League of the United States - Citizens in Support of the Sea Services
Unmanned aerial vehicles--such as Northrop Grumman's high-altitude/high-endurance Global Hawk and Bell's vertical takeoff and landing Eagle Eye--also are being considered for integration into the program.
The 9,300-ton DDG was christened in honor of Cook Third Class William Pinckney by his widow, Henrietta Middleton Pinckney, who broke a bottle of champagne on the bow of the ship in the traditional manner.
The Coast Guard took delivery in May 2002 of one C-37A, which is replacing its C-20B Gulfstream III as a command-and-control aircraft for the Coast Guard commandant.
www.navyleague.org /sea_power/aug_02_08.php   (1984 words)

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 NBAA Award for Meritorious Service to Aviation Goes to Allen E. Paulson
The Meritorious Service Award is presented annually to an individual who, by virtue of a lifetime of personal dedication, has made significant, identifiable contributions that have materially advanced aviation interests.
In 1978, he purchased the rights to manufacturer the Gulfstream aircraft line from Grumman Aerospace and eventually renamed his company Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.
In addition to developing the Gulfstream III and IV business jets, Mr.
web.nbaa.org /public/news/pr/1994/19940801-031.php   (418 words)

 Stalag 13 - Amazon.com Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Grumman Albatross : A History of the Legendary Seaplane
The Grumman Aerospace and Gulfstream American Gulfstream III Case Study in Aircraft Design/Cs2
History of pre-war Grumman fighters FF-1, F2F, F3F, the Duck, Goose, Widgeon, the Wildcat fighters of World War II, the Skyrocket, and the XP-50
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 Forecast Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
An instrument operation is any aircraft operation (takeoff or landing) conducted in accordance with an instrument flight rule (IFR) flight plan or an operation where IFR separation is provided by a terminal control facility or air route traffic control center (ARTCC).
D-II Grumman Gulfstream IV The recommended forecasts of aviation demand presented in the preceding sections were compared to those available and identified in the FAA Terminal Area Forecast (December 2001) and the Colorado Statewide Airport Inventory and Implementation Plan Study (October 2000).
These forecasts are summarized in Table 10 and reflect FAA policy to address a 15-year period.
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 FS2002 Props Page 9
(fs2000 version) The VC-4 is a Grumman Gulfstream I. It was the original Coast Guard 1 the 1960's, until it was replaced by the Gulfstream II.
FS2002 PRO Fairchild Metroliner III (Big Sky Air Livery) The Metro can trace its lineage back to the original Swearingen Merlin I executive transport.
From the Merlin I Swearingen developed the turboprop powered II and III which were to form the basis of the new Metro commuter airliner.
www.simviation.com /fs2002props9.htm   (486 words)

 Gulfstream II III performance cost costs Omni Jet Trading
Gulfstream II III performance cost costs Omni Jet Trading
Gulfstream II Collectively the most successful members of the Gulfstream corporate aircraft family, the Gulfstream II and Gulfstream III are Spey powered developments of the original turboprop powered Gulfstream I. The Rolls-Royce Dart turboprop powered Grumman Gulfstream I proved to be quite successful as
While based on the original Gulfstream I - the GII shares the same forward fuselage and cross section,
www.omnijet.com /database/g2g2bg3   (394 words)

 Cargo Aircraft Designations
Grumman UC-103 Designation given to two Grumman G-32 two-seat demonstration aircraft (conversion of single seat F3F biplane fighter) impressed by USAAF and used as utility light transports and ferry pilot trainers.
Designation given to military version of Gulfstream III business jet used for special mission support and electronic surveillance roles.
Gulfstream Vs acquired by USAF for technical and logistics support.
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 US Coast Guard Aircraft Serials
WFU Aug 1942 V135/V148 Grumman JF-2 V135 was formerly 161.
In 1988 was owned by Grumman and stored at St Augustine, FL 7215 (c/n G-291) ex 51-7215 7216 (c/n G-292) ex 51-7216 7218 (c/n G-295) ex 51-7218 7223 (c/n G-303) ex 51-7223.
Replaced two aging RM-1s as VIP aircraft stationed at CG Air Station Arlington, VA. 01 Gulfstream C-20B Gulfstream III c/n 477.
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Figure 2 is from a Calspan test of the Grumman forward swept wing configuration before it became the X-29.
It was 15 years before Grumman had a model of the F-14 that actually corresponded to the flight article.
The only reason Grumman eventually did have an accurate F-14 was that the AMRAAM program needed one and they were willing to pay for a new model.
www.aoe.vt.edu /~devenpor/aoe3054/manual/app3/text.html   (10798 words)

 NTSB - Technical Panel Members
Prior to coming to the Safety Board he earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, and worked for The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington for 13 years.
His industry experiences include nearly ten years of performing detailed strength, fatigue and damage tolerance analysis on a variety of metallic and composite structure.
While working in industry he participated as a structures stress analyst on several programs including; 777 empennage and 767 fixed leading edge redesign (Boeing Commercial Airplane Group), GV fuselage (Gulfstream), and the BB609 civil tilt rotor empennage (Boeing Helicopters and The Aerostructures Corporation).
www.ntsb.gov /Events/2001/AA587/bios.htm   (1696 words)

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