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  • GROEN
    being developed and marketed to government agencies with FAA certification not expected for at least two years The RevCon 6G technology demonstrator uses the fuselage of a Cessna 337 as the basis of its fuselage and will be progressively modified into a gyrodyne by the addition of rotor blade mounted tipjets Groen has offered its GyroLifter gyrodyne to the US Department of Defense The company has a flight test facility at Buckeye Arizona where on 12 July 2000 the prototype Jet Hawk 4T Hawk4 made its initial flight In July 2001 Groen announced plans to move to a new 18 580 rtf 200 000 sq ft facility at Phoenix Arizona The plant which will cost US 14 million and employ 425 was intended to become operational by end 2002 and have the capacity to produce four aircraft per day however this has lapsed In August 2001 the company concluded a joint venture with Al Obayya Corporation to produce and market gyroplanes in Saudi Arabia However economic downturn of late 2001 resulted in 85 of 130 strong workforce being laid off Earlier plans for Chinese assembly also appear to have lapsed Contact Details Address 2640 West California Avenue Suite A Salt

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  • Gulfstream SBJ
    feasibility phase of the project completed in mid 2000 was followed by a further two years of wind tunnel testing and project definition studies carried out by the company confirmed that there is a market but sonic boom suppression engine emissions and noise present technological challenges Gulfstream and Lockheed Martin through its Advanced Development Projects division defined the SBJ and lobbied the US government for support via the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency which received US 15 million for its quiet supersonic aircraft technology QSAT budget However Lockheed Martin has since withdrawn from the programme In 2000 patents were filed with different layouts including tailplane mounted at tail fintip and drooping to attach to engine nacelles further patents included one with large delta wing shape plus nose canard in October Gulfstream displayed at NBAA the Quiet Supersonic Jet QSJ which had swept wing and wingtip mounted swept tail By late 2003 the QSJ had evolved into a variable geometry wing T tail aircraft with two pod mounted engines on the rear fuselage each side of the fin Design goals include maximum take off weight of 45 359 kg 100 000 lb cruising speed of Mach 1 8 take off field

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  • GULFSTREAM
    support facility was added at Savannah in April 2000 at which time the total direct workforce was 8 200 In early 2001 Gulfstream exchanged its engine overhaul service in Dallas with units of BBA Aviation acquiring four regional maintenance centres in Dallas Las Vegas Minneapolis and West Palm Beach the service operation was rebranded as General Dynamics Aviation Services as a result The 1 000th Gulfstream a Gulfstream V was delivered to the company s Long Beach completion centre in September 1997 During 1998 Gulfstream and Lockheed Martin s Skunk Works were revealed to be undertaking preliminary studies into the potential of a supersonic business jet however Skunk Works withdrew from the project in 2000 following financial difficulties Gulfstream delivered 51 aircraft 22 Gulfstream IV SPs and 29 Vs in 1997 and 61 32 Gulfstream IV SPs and 29 Vs in 1998 Gulfstream simultaneously handed over the 400th Gulfstream IV and 100th Gulfstream V at Savannah Georgia on 25 April 2000 Sales for 2000 were 82 comprising 27 new generation V SPs 35 IV SPs and 20 Vs deliveries for same period were 70 for 2001 36 IV SPs and 35 Vs plus five Gulfstream 100s and 24 200s for 2002 85 all models and five Gulfstream 100 200s and 14 Gulfstream 300 400 500 550 in the first nine months of 2003 Following the purchase of Galaxy Aerospace of Israel by General Dynamics on 5 June 2001 the former s Astra and Galaxy business jets were incorporated into the Gulfstream product line as the Gulfstream 100 and 200 respectively Production continues at Tel Aviv with green aircraft flown to Lincoln Nebraska 100 and Alliance Airport Texas 200 for outfitting by Gulfstream the Alliance facility closed in mid 2002 as a completion centre and became a sales and design centre

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  • Groen Gyrolifter
    range of up to 1 000 n miles 1 850 km 1 150 mile using the efficiencies of turboprop operation in cruise Rotor system incorporates five mission adaptive blades incorporating Westland BERP British Experimental Rotor Programme paddle blade tips which optimise rotor performance during all flight regimes thereby increasing airspeeds above that of any contemporary helicopter while reducing fuel consumption FLYING CONTROLS Fly by wire fully integrated flight engine tipjet and rotor management system STRUCTURE Mainly composites structure for fuselage and wings and metal inserts for landing gear and engine mounting points Composites rotor blades and unique rotor head design LANDING GEAR Tricycle retractable landing gear with steerable dual wheel nose landing gear and bogie type main gear POWER PLANT One Rolls Royce AD2100 or Rolls Royce AE 1107 С upgraded from 4 586 kW 6 150 shp to about 6 711 kW 9 000 shp Fuel capacity 11 340 kg 25 000 lb ACCOMMODATION Pilot and navigator or two pilots plus loadmaster SYSTEMS Electrical and hydraulic systems including APU AVIONICS Fully integrated battlefield systems All data are provisional DIMENSIONS EXTERNAL Rotor diameter 34 14 m 112 ft 0 in Rotor blade chord at root 1 82 m 5 ft 11 1 2 in at tip before BERP 1 21 m 3 ft 11 1 2 in Length of fuselage 33 53 m 110 ft 0 in Height overall 7 62 m 25 ft 0 in to top of fuselage 5 64 m 18 ft 6 in Wheel track 5 18 m 17 ft 0 in Wheelbase 12 80 m 42 ft 0 in Passenger doors each Width 1 22 m 4 ft 0 in Height to still 1 07 m 3 ft 6 in DIMENSIONS INTERNAL Cabin Length 12 50 m 41 ft 0 in Max width 4 05

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  • Groen Gyroliner
    calls for mounting rotor system with tipjets on an existing high wing turboprop such as the Polish built M28 variant of the Antonov An 28 The resulting 19 passenger gyrodyne would provide rapid point to point transit and be the initial member of a family of civil runway and АТС independent gyrodynes designed to address the congestion problem at many major airports You have no rights to comment on this

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  • Myasishchev M-101T Gzel/Sokol
    planes had been built for static tests another two had been manufactured as flying prototypes and yet another six planes make up a pre production batch Two planes were operationally evaluated by the Phoenix air company one aircraft in 1999 2000 underwent its opeval with the Central African Airlines company M 101T was certified under AP 23 standards on 30 December 2002 The Sokol aircraft plant launched production of a

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  • HAFEI AVIATION INDUSTRY COMPANY
    acre site including 350 000 m 2 3 767 400 sq ft of workshop space Workforce in 1998 latest figure provided numbered approximately 18 000 Currently producing own design Y 12 utility light twin and licence manufacturing Eurocopter Dauphin 2 as Z 9 also developing new Z X helicopter Subcontract work includes Dauphin doors for Eurocopter HAI is partnered by Eurocopter and Singapore Technologies Aerospace in the Eurocopter EC 120

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  • HARBIN AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY GROUP
    Dornier to manufacture wing fuselage fairings for 328JET airliner and to produce the 528 in China However in early 2002 AVIC II indicated that a final choice of partner in a 30 to 50 seat regional jet programme had not yet been made and eventually neither Alliance nor Fairchild Dornier was selected the choice instead falling on the Embraer ERJ 145 Contract signed 2 December 2002 to create new company

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