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Company Overview of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Company Overview

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation designs, manufactures, sells, and supports jet aircraft for businesses and governments in the United States and internationally. The company was formerly known as Gulfstream American Corp and changed its name to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation in November 1982. Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation was founded in 1958 and is based in Savannah, Georgia with additional locations in Brunswick, Georgia; Appleton, Wisconsin; Dallas, Texas; Long Beach and Lincoln, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; West Palm Beach, Florida; Westfield, Massachusetts; Luton, United Kingdom; and Mexicali, Mexico. It also has support locations in Chievres, Belgium; Clinton, Maryland; Honolulu,...

500 Gulfstream Road

Savannah, GA 31408

United States

Founded in 1958

5,800 Employees





Key Executives for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Age: 62
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 55
Senior Vice President of Operations
Chairman of General Dynamics and Chief Executive Officer of General Dynamics
Age: 71
President of Product Support
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Key Developments

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Appoints Jim Tait as Vice President of Sales Operations and Analysis

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation named Jim Tait, vice president, Sales Operations and Analysis. He reports to Scott Neal, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Gulfstream. In his new position, Tait leads activities related to sales operations, including customer relationship management, commercial contracts, market research, aircraft pricing, residual value analysis and customer financial support. He has more than 25 years of experience in the engineering, defense and aviation industries, focusing on long- and short-range business plans, trend analysis, financial outlooks and pricing strategies.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. Appoints Thomas Anderson as Director of Product Support for Its Site At Long Beach Airport in California

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the appointment of Thomas Anderson as director of Product Support for its site at Long Beach Airport in California. In this new role, Anderson will manage operations at the Gulfstream Long Beach Service Center. He reports to Becky Johnson, vice president and general manager, Gulfstream Long Beach. Prior to this role, Anderson spent 10 months as director, Final Phase Operations, for the G550 and G450 at Gulfstream headquarters in Savannah. He joined Gulfstream in 2002.

Gulfstream Introduces New G650ER

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the new G650ER, an ultra-long-range aircraft that can travel 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers at Mach 0.85 and 6,400 nm/11,853 km at Mach 0.90. This represents an increase of up to 500 nm/926 km over the range of the G650, which entered service in 2012. A Gulfstream G650ER set two speed records during flight testing earlier this year. The aircraft flew 6,947 nm/12,866 km from Los Angeles International Airport to Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne, Australia, at an average speed of Mach 0.86. It landed with fuel well in excess of the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) instrument flight rules (IFR) reserves. The flight, into head winds as high as 13 knots, took 14 hours and 58 minutes.

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