The Gulfstream G700TM aircraft has flown for the first time fully outfitted and now joins the five other test aircraft already in the certification program.
The fully outfitted aircraft took off recently and flew 3 hours and 36 minutes, reaching an altitude of 48,000 feet/14,630 meters and a top speed of Mach 0.935. The test regimen will encompass more than 15,500 test points, validating every facet of the cabin to ensure the utmost in interior comfort and reliability upon customer delivery.
“Flying a fully outfitted aircraft signals significant progress in the G700 flight-test program,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “The G700 interior is raising the bar for cabin innovation and customization. It provides more space than ever before for Gulfstream’s precision-crafted furnishings, more opportunity for personalization and more technology to optimize passenger health, safety and enjoyment. We look forward to fully testing the cabin before delivering this amazing aircraft to customers.”