Hurricane Michael Notes and Observations (Updated 14 October 2018)

Note: Post Updated with some observations from Saturday, 13 October 2018 Savannah - Unfortunately the southeast has seen its second catastrophic hurricane this season. Just a month after Hurricane Florence devastated the Carolinas, Hurricane Michael brought destruction upon the Florida panhandle and southwest Georgia. Earlier this week, Hurricane Michael came ashore at Mexico Beach as … Continue reading Hurricane Michael Notes and Observations (Updated 14 October 2018)

Gulfstream Aircraft Return to Savannah-Hilton Head IAP from Lakeland, FL After Hurricane Florence

Savannah - Yesterday afternoon, I caught what seemed to be the return of Gulfstream Savannah Service Center aircraft from Hurricane Evacuation to Lakeland Florida due to Hurricane Florence. A few came in early in the day, but during the afternoon, the majority arrived one after the other. Watching with my Mode-S/ADS-B receiver, they practically formed … Continue reading Gulfstream Aircraft Return to Savannah-Hilton Head IAP from Lakeland, FL After Hurricane Florence

Listening to Gulfstream Aerospace G500 and G600 Testing

Savannah - Gulfstream Aerospace is well along in flight testing of their new G500 and G600 models. Both aircraft are being built at and tested out of Gulfstream's factory in Savannah at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. If you live near the Georgia coast, you can hear some of the testing activity of these aircraft … Continue reading Listening to Gulfstream Aerospace G500 and G600 Testing

Initial Gulfstream G500 Test Flights

Savannah - It turns out that I've been listening to the initial test flights of Gulfstream's new G500 jet and didn't even realize it. My aviation is interest is mostly in the realm of military aviation, but I have found it interesting to listen to Gulfstream flight test ops over the years since their factory … Continue reading Initial Gulfstream G500 Test Flights

Aviation Photos from Hunter AAF; 16/17 September 2014

Savannah - Just before noon today, there were number of fixed wing aircraft in the pattern at Hunter AAF so I decided to go find a spot and do a bit of aviation photography.  In addition to a 165th AW C-130H and VP-30 P-3C, which are regular visitors to the Hunter AAF pattern, there was … Continue reading Aviation Photos from Hunter AAF; 16/17 September 2014