Category Archive: Business Aviation

Flexjet Adds the Gulfstream G650 to its Fleet

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESS – Cleveland-based fractional share and jet card provider, Flexjet, announced it has added two luxury Gulfstream G650s to its portfolio. Flexjet, which was purchased by Cleveland aviation entrepreneur Kenn Ricci in 2013, took delivery of its first G650 on October 4th, 2017, direct from Gulfstream in Savannah, Georgia. The aircraft then performed …

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Nextant Flies Fusion-equipped Challenger 604

AIN – Nextant Aerospace has completed the first flight of a Bombardier Challenger 604 outfitted with a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion retrofit cockpit with touchscreen displays, the company said today. The aircraft, registered N604RC (cn 5662), was built in September 2006. It flew for Centene Corporation as N868CC until June 2017, when Rockwell Collins …

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The Challenger 604XT: Nextant’s New Project

AIN – The Bombardier Challenger is Nextant Aerospace’s next remanufactured aircraft program, company executive vice president Jay Heublein revealed at the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE). However, unlike Nextant’s 400 XTi (Beechjet) and G90XT (King Air 90) that were launched as complete tip-to-tail remanufactured aircraft programs, the 604XT was announced first as …

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Cuyahoga County Airport Reopens Reconstructed Runway 6/24

AIN – Cuyahoga County Airport CGF will reopen its sole Runway 6/24 on Thursday after a more than two-month reconstruction project of the 5,100-foot surface. According to the county authority, the $9 million job—paid for by FAA grants (90 percent), the Ohio DoT and the county—involved milling and resurfacing the runway, in addition to adding …

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