Gunnison Valley Aviation Archive

Gunnison Valley Aviation
Welcome to the beautiful Gunnison Valley, for unparalleled mountain flying!

Gunnison Valley Aviation sets high standards with full service fixed base operations. Contact us today for all of your aviation needs.

GVA offers: Visit the FAA website for all your aviation needs.

High Altitude Aircraft Testing Services
Full Service Fixed Base Operations
Hangars – maximum 14,000 sq. ft.
Office and conference rooms
Airframe and power plant services
Tethered Hover Point – Certified to 40,000 lbs
Summer density altitude average 10,800 feet
Very mild a.m. winds
Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Facility (Index B ARFF facility)
Gunnison, Crested Butte, and Lake City, Colorado offer many exciting outdoor and cultural activities
Crested Butte Ski Area and Monarch Ski Area are within a short distance

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The six-seat business jet market is a highly competitive one with a wide variety of aircraft to choose from. Among the most popular six-seat jets on the market are the Cessna Citation III the Hawker 800XP and the Gulfstream G150. All of these aircraft offer a variety of features and options that make them ideal for businesses and individuals who need to travel in style and comfort.

6 seat jets for sale

6 seat jets for sale

The Cessna Citation VII is a light jet that seats up to 8 passengers. It has a range of 2,835 miles and a top speed of 518 mph. The Citation VII was first delivered in 1992 and production ended in 2000. A total of 354 were built. Learn more about 6 seat jets at Linkedin.

The Challenger 604 is a heavy jet that seats up to 10 passengers. It has a range of 3,380 miles and a top speed of 528 mph. The Challenger 604 was first delivered in 1996 and production ended in 2010. A total of 673 were built.

The Gulfstream G550 is a heavy jet that seats up to 18 passengers. It has a range of 6,750 miles and a top speed of 561 mph. The Gulfstream G550 was first delivered in 2003 and production is still ongoing. As of 2020 there have been 584 built.


High Altitude Aircraft Testing

Full Service fixed base operations for your high altitude & cold weather aircraft testing needs!

“Gunnison, Colorado was ideally suited for high altitude helicopter testing as it had good facilities and predictable weather conditions. This allowed rapid progress to be made and a very high flying rate was achieved.”

-Adrian Neve, QinetiQ Ltd.