Tag: Gulfstream G500

Qatar Executive Becomes First Gulfstream G500 Jet Operator

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Executive is pleased to announce that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet, which embarked on its inaugural flight on Monday 14 January. The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group received two brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets last month, both of which received Operations Specification […]

Gulfstream G500 on Final Approach for Type Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G500 is nearing completion of function and reliability (F&R) testing, which will mark the end of the flying required for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification later this summer. Gulfstream’s other in-development aircraft, the Gulfstream G600, is well into its certification program. “We share our customers’ excitement about […]

Gulfstream G500 Production Test Aircraft Makes First Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that the fifth Gulfstream G500 test aircraft has completed its first flight. The aircraft is the first production test aircraft to be outfitted with a full interior and serves as the testbed for the cabin. The G500 departed from Savannah-Hilton Head International airport with Flight Test pilots Brian Dickerson and […]

Gulfstream G500 Makes European Debut at Farnborough International Airshow

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new G500 made its European debut last week, traveling across the Atlantic to participate in the Gulfstream static display at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. The G500 flew nonstop from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport to Farnborough Airport in 6 hours and 55 minutes, accomplishing the 3,732-nautical-mile/6,912-kilometer flight at an average speed of Mach […]

Gulfstream Completes Ultimate Load Testing For G500

Reading Time: 1 minute Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has completed ultimate load testing for the all-new Gulfstream G500. Ultimate load represents 150 percent of limit load and is equivalent to a 1.5 safety factor specified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Limit load is the maximum level that an aircraft […]

7 Brand New Private Jets Comming Soon

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you are about to looking at new private jets with the intention to buy, it may be worth waiting for one of the newest models coming on to the market in the next few years. Despite a tough market, aircraft manufacturers have invested in new private jets and have upgraded existing ones to give […]