GATES LEARJET

Gates Learjet Corp., Wichita, formed January 1970 following 10 April 1967 purchase by Gates Rubber Co., Denver, of all Mr Bill Lear’s holding (about 60%) in Lear Jet Industries. Thus Learjet 23 antedated takeover, but Models 24, 25, 28, 29, 35, 36 and 55 primarily Gates Learjet products. Models 31 A, later 55s and 60 are products of Learjet Inc., formed September 1987.

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