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News: Positive Performance For G500 Ahead Of EIS

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  1. Positive Performance For G500 Ahead Of EIS
    With Entry Into Service (EIS) around the corner for the Gulfstream G500, the company has one of the flight test vehicles engaged in full real world testing while embarking on a round-the-world demonstration tour. This tour started in February 2018 and has been carded to visit 12 countries. The world tour is scheduled to be finished in June. While zipping around the world, the aircraft set a couple city-pair records pending approval from the National Aeronautic Association (NAA).
  2. "We have the confidence to take the fully outfitted G500 test aircraft directly to customers around the world and prove its unparalleled reliability, speed and comfort again and again," said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. "These city-pair records are additional indicators of the unmatched speed and performance of Gulfstream aircraft." In total, the aircraft’s latest record run includes:
    • Singapore to Dubai in 6 hours and 54 minutes at Mach 0.90
    • Dubai to Lagos in 7 hours and 35 minutes at Mach 0.90
    • Lagos to Bridgetown, Barbados, in 9 hours and 8 minutes at Mach 0.87
    • Bridgetown to Savannah in 3 hours and 45 minutes at Mach 0.90
    • Abu Dhabi to Luanda, Angola, in 7 hours and 23 minutes at Mach 0.90
    • Luanda to Foz Do Iguaçu, Brazil, in 8 hours and 13 minutes at Mach 0.90
    • Foz Do Iguaçu to Savannah in 7 hours and 40 minutes at Mach 0.90
    • Kona, Hawaii, to Melbourne, Australia, in 10 hours and 37 minutes at Mach 0.85
    For more information:

    Gulfstream Aerospace
    500 Gulfstream Road
    Savannah, GA 31407
    www.gulfstream.com

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