Wednesday, 25 April 2018
General Dynamics have just announced that a new service centre will be built at Savannah. To open in a year's time and will create about 200 new jobs. See link When the new service center, named Savannah Service Center East, is completed, Gulfstream will have more than 1 million sq ft/92,903 sq m of dedicated customer-support hangar space, offices and back shops in Savannah.
Some news has come to light with details of the delay in the certification of the G500. See link Pratt & Whitney Canada, who are building the engines, are still trying to get certification of the nacelles which are built by Nordam (based at Tulsa). It is hoped this will soon be ironed out with first deliveries now slated for this summer.