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Gulfstream Flies G600 Prototype


Gulfstream’s latest business jet, the G600, took off from Savannah/Hilton Head Airport in Georgia on December 17 for a maiden flight lasting 2hrs 53mins.

The aircraft (N600GA) is the prototype of the stretched version of the G500, which itself is now undergoing certification and will replace the G450 in the company’s product line.

The 19-seat G600 has a range of 7,135 miles (11,482km) at Mach 0.85 and a top speed of Mach 0.925. It features a touchscreen ‘Symmetry’ flight deck and side-stick controls and its cabin is both wider and taller cabin than the G450.

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