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News: Gulfstream G500 'P1' Moves To Completions Center

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  1. Gulfstream G500 'P1' Moves To Completions Center
    Gulfstream has announced that the fifth test article in the G500 program has been launched and transferred to the completions center. Yes, it has been moved to the completions center because it will be fully outfitted with a production interior. This aircraft will be testing the functionality of all aspects the finished interior. Gulfstream aims to dedicate a minimum of 200 hours on this particular aircraft testing the interior and systems that are vital and important for the passenger experience onboard.
  2. “We want to mimic the customer experience,” says Melissa Grant, director, Completion Operations, Gulfstream. “By having a flight test aircraft devoted to cabin experience testing, our technicians and engineers will fly on the aircraft to determine what works well and what we can improve. The testing will allow us the opportunity to deliver a cabin environment that will exceed expectations because we can troubleshoot issues before customer deliveries begin”. P1 will fly the same type missions that customers typically fly, including quick trips, long-range missions and overnight flights. Flight attendants will also serve full meals in order to utilize the galley and gain a better understanding of how the aircraft operates in flight.

    For more information:

    Gulfstream Aerospace
    500 Gulfstream Road
    Savannah, GA 31407

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