Gulfstream G250 demonstrating performance capability


Gulfstream says that G250 is on track with predictive models for fuel flow, range and payload. 

Gulfstream Aerospace says that its large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G250 has is on track to be get 2011 certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of Israel.

The manufactuer says it has recently demonstrated its ability to meet the design requirement for maximum takeoff gross weight balanced field length of less than 5,000 feet. The aircraft has also achieved an altitude of 41,000  feet (12,497 m) in less than 20 minutes. Flight testing verified cruise, fuel flow and range/payload predictions established at the outset of the G250’s development.

“We’re extremely satisfied with what we’re seeing,” said Pres Henne, senior vice president, Programs, Engineering and Test, Gulfstream. “The G250 is everything that our customers, who helped us design it, expected it to be.”

Gulfstream has designed the aircraft with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in Tel Aviv

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