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The latest Gulfstream 650 demonstration flight spells out ....

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Now that is a lot of flight planning and a whole lot of miles! (flightaware.com) More...

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GVFlyer
GVFlyer 13
The flight was a customer acceptance proving run. Thought Flight Aware has us filing at FL380, initial filed cruising altitude was FL430, which the jet quickly attained. Although FL510 was available, FL490 gave us best specific fuel burns. At any altitude, the jet is a joy to fly at any altitude.
mvoigt
Michael Voigt 1
Were you part of the crew that did the GV about 9 years ago?
nasdisco
Chris B 6
Brilliant work. But WOW. 49,000ft!!!! I'm ......stunned.....
jbqwik
jbqwik 6
And nearly 6800 miles. Very very cool.
Steven9215
Steve Sutton 4
It was a fabulous way to carry out a cold soak flight and many thanks to GAC for making it happen.
Goldy714
Goldy714 3
Ha! Super cool!
jwmson
jwmson 2
WOW!
royhunte92
Roy Hunte 2
Pretty neat job there.
bolo904
bolo904 1
That's just amazing work at FL490
glfstreamevs
William May 1
The G650 is a gorgeous aircraft.
panam1971
panam1971 1
A fine piece of large-scale skywriting. Quite an accomplishment.
pml1989
Patrick Lopez 1
Fabulous, kudos to them!
BerkHath
R.Berkshire Hathaway 0
OK, showoffs, when will you do it again?

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