G500 delivered to first European customer


The G500 earned EASA certification on 11 October 2019 and is in service in North America, Brazil, the Middle East and Europe.

“We are excited about making G500 deliveries to Europe,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Since the introduction of the jet in 2014, customers around the world remain impressed and enthusiastic about the innovative cabin, next-generation technology, including the award-winning Symmetry Flight Deck, and high performance, speed and range capability of the aircraft. As the G500 fleet continues to grow in Europe, and around the world, its advanced technology raises the bar for business aviation.”

The G500 can travel 4,400 nautical miles (8,149km) at Mach 0.90 and 5,200nautical miles (9,630km) at Mach 0.85. Its Symmetry Flight Deck features electronically linked active control sidesticks, extensive use of touchscreen technology and a data concentration network, all of which are designed to streamline operations and reduce pilot workload.

The G500 cabin offers 100% fresh air, 14 panoramic windows, a low cabin altitude and “whisper-quiet” sound levels.

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