Gulfstream - G150

Gulfstream - 150 - Image #001

Gulfstream - 150 - Image #001

The G150 taxies out on the slushy ramp at Westchester County Airport near New York City
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #002

Mac McClellan with G150 Chief Test Pilot Scott Evans
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #003

The Gulfstream exclusive cursor control device (CCD) allows G150 pilots to control what they see on the four huge displays of the PlaneView avionics system. XM Weather shows we are leaving the snow behind, but the bad news of 88 knots of headwind shows on the primary flight display.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #004

The information database includes airport diagrams.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #005

Terrain is graphically represented on the multifunction display.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #006

Gulfstream’s Robert Baugniet and Lor Izzard chat with demonstration pilot Wendi Sparks as they relax in the aft club seats, while G150 program boss Stan Dixon spreads out on the forward divan to work with his laptop.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #007

The cabin display shows the G150 making fast tracks over Nebraska on the way from Aspen to Westchester County.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #008

The G150 loads up on fuel at Westchester via its high-pressure single point refueling port.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #009

On the steep descent into Aspen, leading edge slats, flaps and one panel of the spoilers are deployed to control speed. Two spoiler panels on each wing can be used in flight, and all four pop up automatically after touchdown.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #010

The swooping shape of the engine mounting pylons smooths the flow of air between the engines and fuselage to deliver a measurable reduction in drag.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #011

New LED wingtip position lights promise many thousands of hours of life, and can even meet the FAA requirements with any individual element burned out.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #012

New LED wingtip position lights promise many thousands of hours of life, and can even meet the FAA requirements with any individual element burned out.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #013

Gulfstream G150, on the ground in sunny California.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #014

Pilot Wendi Sparks supervises servicing in Aspen
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #015

Small triangular vortex generators on the outboard wing and winglet keep air flowing smoothly aft in another drag control measure.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #016

The lav is well appointed.
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Gulfstream - 150 - Image #017

The PFD shows the wind is right on the nose, and strong at 88 knots.