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  HIAPER Ferry from Greenville to Savannah

October 22, 2004
Greenville, South Carolina

The HIAPER Ferry from modification facility in Greenville, South Carolina to the Gulfstream facility in Savannah, Georgia. Photos are courtesy of Michael Gemelli and Chris Clauson (both from Passport to Knowledge).

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Departure from Lockheed Martin:

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Al Moros, one of the Gulfstream pilots, gives the thumbs up for taxi and takeoff. Photo courtesy of Chris Clauson (Passport to Knowledge).
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The GV gets ready for takeoff on the runway at Lockheed Martin. Photo courtesy of Chris Clauson (Passport toKnowledge).
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HIAPER takes to the air again after the two year modification effort. Photo courtesy of Chris Clauson (Passport to Knowledge).
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HIAPER airborne en route to the Savannah Air Center. Photo courtesy of Chris Clauson (Passport to Knowledge).
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The Gulfstream and Lockheed Martin HIAPER modification team, posing on and around the GV on 21 October 2004. Photo courtesy of Chris Clauson (Passport to Knowledge).

Arrival at the Savannah Air Center:

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The GV makes its first appearance on the ground in Savannah, GA. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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A thumbs up from a Savannah Air Center (SAC) staff member as HIAPER is taxied onto the SAC ramp. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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A close up of the GV as it is taxied onto the SAC ramp. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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The Gulfstream pilots -- Al Moros and Rick Gowthrop -- responsible for ferrying the aircraft from Greenville, SC to Savannah. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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A view of the SAC sign underneath HIAPER's right wing. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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HIAPER parked outside of its temporary "home" at SAC. A Gulfstream G2 is visible in the back in the lefthand side of the picture. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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The Gulfstream pilots and various Gulfstream, Garrett Aviation, and SAC personnel participate in a post-flight debriefing meeting. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
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Hoss Motlagh of Garrett Aviation Constuling Group (GACG) is a happy man following the arrival of the GV in Savannah for the start of the aircraft completion effort. GACG will oversee the work of SAC personnel to complete the exterior and interior of the GV. Photo courtesy of Michael Gemelli (Passport to Knowledge).
 
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