General Dynamics is at the forefront of the business-jet industry. Gulfstream produces the world's most technologically advanced business aircraft and offers unmatched global product support and service. Jet Aviation provides comprehensive business aviation services, custom completions and a global network of facilities to aircraft owners and operators.
In 2017, the group had excellent operating leverage and strong order intake. Over the course of the year, we:
- Marked the G650's five-year anniversary of entry into service and now there are more than 280 G650 and G650ER aircraft operating in 40 countries.
- Announced an increase in the range of the G500 and G600 to 4,400 and 5,100 nautical miles, respectively, at 0.9 Mach, as these aircraft continue to exceed our expectations.
- Achieved record sales and earnings for Gulfstream's service business.
- Expanded Jet Aviation's service network with an FBO at Washington Dulles International Airport and new FBOs in Massachusetts and Dubai.