Aircraft Maintenance Technology

APR 2014

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B U S I N E S S A V I A T I O N Before After AMT63 • Fast Service • Most Models Repairable • Economically priced • Full A.D. and Service Bulletin Compliance • One Year Unlimited Hours Warranty • Dealer Program Available Before After Are you g r o u n d e d ? 1.800.558.6868 EX T 149 | FREE brochure with more inventory and info! O n e S tO p Re pa iR S tat iO n AMT64 20 April 2014 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY 3,000. Now we have a work force of more than 14,000 employees worldwide, with about 9,000 located in Savannah. Product sup- port is currently at 3,850 employees and our technicians have combinations of A&P certificates, FA A licenses, and EASA B1 and B2 certifications. They are computer and software literate, and some have or are pursuing a four-year degree. Each year Gulfstream invests heavily in training and tools because our technicians expect in-depth training on the model(s) that they are working on." Gulfstream instr uctors are embedded w ith partner FlightSafety International to deliver Total Technical Training (TTT) classes. Many Gulfstream technicians, and those who work for operators of Gulfstream aircraft, have earned FlightSafety's Master Technician designation. These Master Technician certificates are proudly displayed along with other Gulfstream trophies and awards. Growing the manufacturing capacity There has been an explosion of new construction at Gulfstream, particularly at company headquarters in Savannah. Savannah's footprint now covers more than 4 million square feet of han- gars, shops, offices, service centers, paint hangars, a sales and design center, and research and development centers. The large- The G650 cockpit includes PlaneView, an integrated avionics suite featuring four 14-inch LCDs in landscape format, along with in-flight high-speed Internet connectivity. Interactive 3-D technology assists technicians by graphically displaying how a part is removed and installed. It helps reduce errors and the time it takes to troubleshoot. PHOTOS COURTESY OF GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE CORP. AMT_16-23_CSBizAviation.indd 20 4/3/14 2:05 PM

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