Gulfstream g250 first flight

Gulfstream G250 First flight

A little over two months after its rollout, the Gulfstream G250 completed its first flight today. The 3:21 hour flight took off from Ben Gurion International Airport at 8:16 a.m. local time.

Pilots used the flight to test the G250’s flight-handling qualities and characteristics, and performed initial checks of several aircraft systems. The large-cabin,

mid-range aircraft flew up to 32,000 feet, achieving a maximum speed of 253 knots.

Chief test pilot Ronen Shapira called the flight “extremely smooth with no issues.” IAI’s Flight Telemetry System allowed flight-test engineers on the ground to monitor the G250 aircraft systems in real time during the flight, as well as record the data from the first flight test point.

Continue reading at www.aviationweek.com

VN:F [1.7.3_972]
Rating: 10.5/11 (2 votes cast)
VN:F [1.7.3_972]
Rating: +2 (from 2 votes)