Hosting the world’s leading aviation professionals, the 19th European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) was held in Geneva, Switzerland. Gulfstream’s record-breaking and award-winning fleet drew attention at the fair where the world’s largest aircraft and helicopter manufacturers were in attendance.
Nearly 13 thousand aviation professionals from all over the world were hosted at the EBACE 2019 fair which was held at Palexpo and Geneva International Airport on May 21-23, 2019. At the fair major companies participated in the business jet market; Gulfstream, the authorized sales representative of which is Kaan Air in Turkey, attended with its G650ER, G600, G550 and G280 models.
Owner of 90 city-pair records
Gulfstream’s flagship the ultralong-range G650ER, having a range of 7.500 nm/13.890 km attracted attention. It can connect Geneva to Singapore at Mach 0.90 and Geneva to Santiago at Mach 0.87. The aircraft recently set a record for the farthest, fastest, nonstop business jet flight in history, connecting Singapore to Tucson, Arizona – a distance of 8.379 nm/15.518 km, in 15 hours and 23 minutes.
Connecting Geneva to Tokyo
Another model showcased at the fair, G550, having a fight range of over 12.000 km, can connect Geneva to Tokyo. As a popular choice for both commercial and special mission applications, G550 was amongst the jets that drew interest at the fair.
Gulfstream’s G280 model, which was also displayed at EBACE 2019, can fly 3.600 nm/6.667 km and easily connects Geneva to Dubai at Mach 0.84. The jet holds more than 65 city-pair records, including New York to Geneva in 7 hours and 34 minutes.
In addition to Gulfstream (Kaan Air is the authorized sales representative in Turkey), Leonardo Helicopters, the exclusive distributor of which is also Kaan Air in Turkey, attended EBACE 2019 as well with its AW169 model.